1996 Neil Diamond ‎– In My Lifetime

In My Lifetime is a boxset from Neil Diamond. It contains the many (hit)singles, rarities and a bonus track “In My Lifetime”.

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor. One of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, he has sold over 135 million records worldwide since the start of his career in the 1960s. With 38 songs in the Top 10, he is the second most successful artist in the history of the Billboard Adult Contemporary Top 10 charts. His songs have been covered internationally by performers from a variety of musical genres.

Tracks Disc 1

1  In My Lifetime (Opening Album Version) (Neil Diamond) 5:28
2  Hear Them Bells (Live) (Neil Diamond) 2:44
3  Blue Destiny (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond) 2:18
4  A Million Miles Away (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond) 2:46
5  A Good Kind Of Lonely (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond) 2:10
6  What Will I Do? (Neil Diamond) 1:59
7  At Night (Neil Diamond, Al Kasha) 2:10
8  Clown Town (Neil Diamond) 2:27
9  Flame (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond) 1:36
10  Straw In The Wind (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond) 1:35
11  Solitary Man (Neil Diamond) 2:31
12  Cherry, Cherry (Neil Diamond) 2:41
1 3 Cherry, Cherry(Alternate Version) (Neil Diamond) 2:54
14  I Got The Feelin’ (Oh No, No) (Neil Diamond) 2:12
15  I’m A Believer (Neil Diamond) 2:42
16  Kentucky Woman (Neil Diamond) 2:24
17  The Boat That I Row (Neil Diamond) 2:37
18  Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon (Neil Diamond) 2:54
19  You Got To Me (Neil Diamond) 2:47
20  Thank The Lord For The Night Time (Neil Diamond) 3:00
21   Red Wine (Neil Diamond) 2:39
22  Shilo (Neil Diamond) 3:23
23  Brooklyn Roads (Neil Diamond) 3:37
24  And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind (Neil Diamond) 3:32
25  Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond) 3:21
26  Holly Holy (Neil Diamond) 4:30
27  Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show (Neil Diamond) 3:33

Tracks Disc 2

1  Cracklin’ Rose (Neil Diamond) 2:58
2  Done Too Soon (Neil Diamond) 2:41
3  Morningside (Neil Diamond) 4:17
4  Soolaimon (Neil Diamond) 4:11
5  He Ain’t Heavy… He’s My Brother (Bob Russell, Bobby Scott) 4:10
6  Crunchy Granola Suite (Neil Diamond) 2:52
7  Play Me (Neil Diamond) 3:49
8  I Am… I Said (Neil Diamond) 3:33
9  Song Sung Blue (Neil Diamond) 3:12
10  Prologue (Jonathan Livingston Seagull Suite) (Neil Diamond) 2:03
11  Lonely Looking Sky (Neil Diamond) 1:33
12  Skybird (Neil Diamond) 2:16
13  Dear Father (Neil Diamond) 1:25
14  Be (Neil Diamond) 3:14
15  I’ve Been This Way Before (Neil Diamond) 3:46
16  Longfellow Serenade (Neil Diamond) 3:49
17  Beautiful Noise (Home Demo) (Neil Diamond) 1:39
18  Beautiful Noise (Album Master) (Neil Diamond) 3:13
19  If You Know What I Mean (Neil Diamond) 3:40
20  Dry Your Eyes (Live From “The Last Waltz”) (Neil Diamond, Robbie Robertson) 3:47
21  Desirée (Neil Diamond) 3:17
22  September Morn (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) 3:51
23  Forever In Blue Jeans (Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett) 3:38
24  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (Neil Diamond) 3:15

Tracks Disc 3

1  America (Neil Diamond) 4:17
2  Love On The Rocks (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) 3:38
3   Scotch On The Rocks (Original Demo) (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) 2:26
4 Hello Again (Neil Diamond, Alan Lindgren) 3:38
5  Yesterday’s Songs (Neil Diamond) 2:50
6  I’m Alive (Neil Diamond, David Foster) 3:43
7  Heaven Can Wait (Neil Diamond) 4:50
8  Heartlight (Neil Diamond, Carole Bayer Sager, Burt Bacharach) 4:24
9  Just Need To Love You More (Neil Diamond, Alan Lindgren, Tom Hensley) 3:51
10  You Make It Feel Like Christmas (Neil Diamond) 3:56
11  Falling (Neil Diamond) 2:59
12  Dancing To The Party Next Door (Neil Diamond) 3:29
13  The Story Of My Life (Neil Diamond) 3:39
14  I’m Sayin’ I’m Sorry (Neil Diamond) 3:42
15  If There Were No Dreams (Neil Diamond, Michel Legrand) 3:14
16  Headed For The Future (Neil Diamond) 4:05
17  Hooked On The Memory Of You (Neil Diamond) 3:50
18  Angel Above My Head (Neil Diamond) 3:50
19  Everybody (Neil Diamond) 3:46
20  In My Lifetime (Closing Album Version) (Neil Diamond) 4:44

Media

Musicians

 Abe Luboff Dennis Wilson John De Voogdt Pearl Kaufman
 Al Gorgoni Diana Lee John Ellis Pete Christlieb
 Al Kooper Dick Hyde John Robert Coniglio Peter Asher
 Al Lucas Dick Romoff JR Robinson Peter Mercurio
 Alan Estes Dixie Blackstone John Rotella Pete Neushul
 Alan Lindgren Don Christlieb John Wesley Ryles Phil Azelton
 Alan Raph Don Markese John Woodson Philip Candreva
 Alan Robinson Don Menza Jon Hendricks Philip Goldberg
 Alexander Hale Don Peake Jon Joyce Phillip Whigham
 Alfred Bruening Don Randi Jonathan Yudkin Phillip Williams
 Alice Ober Don Waldrop Josef Powell Plas Johnson
 Allan Harshman Don Wyatt Joseph Ditullio Portia Griffin
 Alvin Casey Donna Davidson Joseph Green Ralph Grierson
 Andrea Kostelas Donny Gerrard Jospeh Grimaldi Ralph Lee
 Andrea Robinson Doug Anderson Joseph Reilich Ralph Schaeffer
 Andrea Willis Doug Livingston Joseph Saxon Randy Crenshaw
 Andrea Zonn Doug Rhone Joy Lyle Randy Kerber
 Andrew Gold Douglas Schwartz Jules Jacob Randy Sterling
 Anne Goodman Dwayne Moody Julia Tillman Waters Raphael Kramer
 Armand Kaproff Dwayne Roberson Julian Spear Raven Kane
 Arnold Belnick Earl Palmer Kate Markowitz Ray Kelley
 Arnold McCuller Eddie Rubin Kathy Burdick Ray Pohlman
 Art Maebe Ekundayo Paris Kenny Aronoff Ray Siegel
 Arthur C. Smith Elliott Fisher Kevin Parker Red Rhodes
 Arthur Hoberman Emil Radocchia King Errisson Reinie Press
 Art Butler Emory Gordy Kirk Alley Renee Geyer
 Artie Kaplan Eric M. Williams Ladd Thomas Rhett Lawrence
 Assa Drori Erik Stanton Simmons Larry Bunker Richard Bennett
 Aubrey Porter Ernie Tack Larry Carlton Richard Dickler
 Baldassare Ferlazzo Erno Neufeld Larry Klein Richard Kaufman
 Barbara Korn Eugene Young Larry Knechtel Richard Page
 Becky Lopez Evelyn Meyer Larry Muhoberac Rick Porter
 Benjamin Barrett Fred Burton Larry Williams Rob Hajacos
 Benmont Tench Fred Tackett Laura Scatterfield Robbie Buchanan
 Bernard Kundell Gareth Nuttycombe Lee Holdridge Robbie Robertson
 Bernie Fleisher Garth Hudson Lee Shamburger Robert Arbittier
 Bert Collins Gary Burr Leland Sklar Robert Bryant
 Beth Hooker Gary Chester Lenny Castro Robert Dubow
 Biff Watson Gary Coleman Leonard Malarsky Robert Hardaway
 Bill Bergman Gary Grant Lew McCreary Robert Jung
 Bill Champlin Gayle Levant Lewis Johnson Robert Konrad
 Bill LaBounty Gene Cipriano Linda Lipsett Robert Ostrowsky
 Bill Lee Gene Estes Linda Press Robert Payne
 Bill Payne Gene Morford Linn Subotnick Robert Stone
 Bill Perkins George Bledsoe Lloyd Ulyate Robert Sushel
 Bill Peterson George DevensLon Price Roger Bobo
 Bill Reichenbach George Kast Lonnie Wilson Roger Freeland
 Bill Suyker George Poole Lou Klass Rollice Dale
 Billie Barnum George Roberts Lou Singer Ron Hicklin
 Bo Tomlyn George Thatcher Louie Shelton Ron Tutt
 Bob Boucher Gerald Garrett Louis Gutierrez Ronald Folsom
 Bob Bralove Giacinto Nardulli Louis Kievman Ronald Langinger
 Bob Bushnell Glenn Dicterow Luella Howard Ronald Trimby Young
 Bob Findley Gloria Strassner Luther Waters Rosemary Butler
 Bob Glaub Gordon Marin M.B. Gordy Roy Caton
 Bob James Gordon Schoneberg Mabel Bishop Russ Kunkel
 Bob Magnusson Graham Young Mac Rebennack Rusty Anderson
 Bob Mann Graynston Hale Marcia Van Dyke Sally Dworsky
 Bob Mitchell Greg Phillinganes Marilyn Baker Sally Stevens
 Bobby Caldwell Gwen Johnson Marilyn O’Brien Salvatore Crimi
 Bobby Shew H. L. Voelker Marjorie Cranford Sam Bacco
 Boyd Schlaefer HB Barnum  Mark Casstevens Sam Bush
 Bradford S. Ralston Hadley Hockensmith Mark Goldenberg Samuel Boghossian
 Brandon Fields Hal Blaine Mark H. Stevens Sandra Crouch
 Brent Mason Hal Ketchum Mark O’Connor Sean Engerman
 Brent Rowan Harold Diner Marky Markowitz Sean Patrick English
 Brian O’Connor Harris Goldman Marnie Robinson Selene Hurford
 Brian Tatsuo Okamoto Harry Betts Martin Shunji Nomura Shari Zippert
 Bruce Bouton Harry Bluestone Marty Paich Sheldon Sanov
 Bruce Douglas MacLeod Harry Bowens Marty Walsh Sherley Matthews
 Bud Brisbois Harry Hyams Marva Barnes Sherman A. Williams III
 Buddy Saltzman Harry Shlutz Marvin Limonick Sherrill Atwood
 Buell Neidlinger Harry Stinson Mathew James Leum Shirley Marcus
 Buffy Lawson Harvey Newmark Matt Muhoberac Sidney Sharp
 Burt Bacharach Henry Ferber Matt Rollings Specs Powell
 Caesar Giovannini Henry Roth Maurice Spears Stacy Johnson
 Carl LaMagna Henry Sigismonti Maurice White Stan Sheldone
 Carlos Vega Herbie Hancock Maxine Willard Waters Stanley Plummer
 Carmen Twillie Herbie Lovelle Meg Grabb Stephanie Bentley
 Carol Hunter Hershel Wise Melodie Crittenden Stephanie Spruill
 Carolyn Willis Hilliard Atkinson Merry Clayton Steve George
 Charles Loper Hoyt Bohannon Michael Boddicker Steve Gibson
 Charlie Macey Hugh McCracken Michael DeWayne Clark Steve Lively
 Chase Craig Hugo Raimondi Mike Fisher Steve Lukather
 Chester Thompson Hyman Goodman Mike Landau Steve Madaio
 Chet Atkins Ida Sue McCune Michael Masser Steve Mitchell
 Chris Leuzinger Irving Spice Mike Nowak Stevie Wonder
 Chris Wagner Isabelle Daskoff Michael Omartian Susan Boyd
 Christopher Hale Israel Baker Michael Rhodes Sven Reher
 Christopher J. Cartwright Jack Laubach Michael Thompson Tamara Champlin
 Chuck Findley Jack Jennings Michel Colombier Tammy Rogers
 Claire Hodgkins Jack Marsh Mickey Gravine Terry Harrington
 Clare Fischer Jack Redmond Mike Baird Terry Wood
 Clark Spangler Jack Shulman Mike Brignardello Thomas Shepard
 Claude Gaudette Jackie Ward Mike Lang Tibor Zelig
 Clement Shuji Hanami Jacob Krachmalnick Mildred Lane Tim Barr
 Clydene Jackson Jaime Rodriguez Milton E. Nadel Tim Drummond
 Clydie King James Arkatov Monalisa Harrington Timothy Alan Bullara
 Craig Hundley James Bradley Jr. Mothy Halloran Timothy J Schmidt
 Curtis Wright James Decker Murray Adler Timothy John Butala
 Curtis Young James Getzoff Myer Bello Todd Cochran
 Dale A. Cohen James Gregory Wilburn Myra Kestenbaum Tom Bahler
 Dale D. Morich James Newton Howard Myron Sandler Tom Hensley
 Dan Dugmore Jan Hlinka Nancy Adams Tom Scott
 Dan Higgins Jan Kelley Nathan East Tommy Johnson
 Dan Jordan Jana King Nathan Ross John Johnson
 Dann Huff Jason Scheff Nathaniel Rosen Tommy Morgan
 Danny Nicholson Jay Migliori Neil LeVang Tommy Tedesco
 Dave Pomeroy Jay Rosen Neil Stubenhaus Tony Terran
 David B. Roberts Jean Sewell Nick DeCaro Tracy L. Thielen
 David Boruff Jefferson Kewley Nick Lane Tris Imboden
 David Burke Jeffrey M. Kennedy Norman Benno Valerie Carter
 David Cohen Jeremy C. Lipton Norman Forrest Venetta Fields
 David Duke Jerome Kessler Nyle Steiner Verlene Rogers
 David Foster Jerome Richardson Ollie Mitchell Victor Feldman
 David Hungate Jerry Hey Oma Drake Vince Charles
 David King Jerry Whitman Oren Waters Vince Unto
 David Lasley Jesse Ed Davis Oscar Brashear Vincent DeRosa
 David Paich Jesse Ehrlich Owen Wilson Brady Waddy Wachtel
 David Schwartz Jesse Kirkland Pamela Goldsmith Walter Rower
 David Teicher Jim Cox Pat Henderson Walter Wiemeyer
 David Turner Jim Gilstrap Paul Beaver Warren Ham
 Dean Parks Jim Gordon Paul Bergstrom Wayne Bergeron
 Debra Black Jim Kline Paul Griffin Wendy Fraser
 Dennis Budimir Jimmy Johnson Paul Hubinon Wilbert Nuttycombe
 Dennis Burnside Jo-El Sonnier Paul Leim William Criss
 Dennis Farias Joe Lala Paul Shure William Henderson
 Dennis Herring Joe Mondragon Paul Watson Wims William Kurasch
 Dennis Smith Joe Osborn Paulinho Da Costa Yoav Steven Paskowitz
 Dennis St. John Joe Shepley Paulo Alencar Yukiko Kamei

Liner Notes

Producer – Neil Diamond (Track 1-24, 1-25, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7, 2-9, 3-3, 3-5, 3-7, 3-10, 3-11, 3-12, 3-14, 3-16, 3-18)
Producer – Al Gorgoni (Track 1-23)
Producer – Bob Gaudio (Track 1-1, 2-21, 2-22, 2-23, 2-24, 3-1, 3-2, 3-4, 3-19, 3-20)
Producer – Al Kasha (Track 1-8)
Producer – Jeff Barry (Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22)
Producer – Ellie Greenwich (Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22)
Producer – Chip Taylor (Track 1-23)
Producer – Tom Catalano (Tracks 1-24, 1-25, 1-26, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-15, 2-16)
Producer – Tommy Cogbill (Tracks 1-25, 1-26, 1-27)
Producer – Chips Moman (Track 1-27, 3-8)
Producer – Robbie Robertson (Tracks 2-18, 2-19, 2-20)
Producer – Burt Bacharach (Tracks 3-6)
Producer – Carole Bayer Sager (Tracks 3-6, 3-8)
Producer – Don Was (Track 3-9)
Producer – Tom Hensley (Track 3-13)
Producer – Alan Lindgren (Track 3-13)
Producer – Val Garay (Track 3-15)
Producer – David Foster (Track 3-17)
Arranged By – Alan Lindgren (Tracks 1-1, 2-21, 2-23, 2-24, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-10, 3-11, 3-13, 3-15, 3-16, 3-18, 3-19, 3-20)
Arranged By – Artie Butler (Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22)
Arranged By – Artie Schroeck (Track 1-23)
Arranged By – Don Costa (Track 1-24)
Arranged By – Charlie Calello (Track 1-25)
Arranged By – Lee Holdridge (Track 1-26, 2-2, 2-3, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14)
Arranged By – Don Randi (Track 2-1)
Arranged By – Marty Paich (Tracks 2-4, 2-8)
Arranged By – Larry Muhoberac (Track 2-8)
Arranged By – Jimmie Haskell (Tracks 2-15, 2-16)
Arranged By – Nick DeCaro (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Arranged By – Tom Hensley (Track 2-22, 3-10, 3-12, 3-15, 3-16, 3-18)
Arranged By – David Foster (Track 3-17)
Conductor – Larry Muhoberac (Track 2-8)
Conductor – Marty Paich (Track 2-8)
Conductor – Alan Lindgren (Track 3-5)
Engineer [Additional Engineering] – Mike Ryder (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)
Engineer [Assistant] – Kogi Egaws (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)
Engineer [Assistant] – John Hendrickson (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)
Engineer – Val Garay (Tracks 1-2)
Engineer – Roy Halee (Track 1-8)
Engineer – Phil Ramone (Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22)
Engineer – Brooks Arthur (Tracks 1-11, 1-12, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22. 1-23)
Engineer – Armin Steiner (Tracks 1-24, 1-25, 1-26, 1-27, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-15, 2-16)
Engineer – Ed Anderson (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Engineer – John Calder (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Engineer – Nat Jeffrey (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Engineer – Neil Brody (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Engineer – Tim Kramer (Tracks 2-18, 2-19)
Engineer – Bill Schnee (Tracks 2-21, 2-22, 2-23, 2-24, 3-8)
Engineer – Val Garay (Track 2-21, 3-15)
Engineer – Rick Ruggieri (Track 2-22, 2-23, 2-24)
Engineer – Ron Hitchcock (Track 2-22, 2-23, 2-24, 3-1, 3-2, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6)
Engineer – Andy Bloch (Tracks 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-7)
Engineer – Allen Sides (Tracks 3-6, 3-8, 3-10, 3-11, 3-12, 3-13, 3-14, 3-16, 3-18)
Engineer – Jeremy Smith (Track 3-8)
Engineer – Ed Cherney (Track 3-9)
Engineer – Humberto Gatica (Tracks 3-13, 3-16, 3-17)
Engineer – Mick Guzauski (Track 3-13, 3-16)
Engineer – John Arrias (Track 3-16)
Engineer – Jeff Woodruff (Track 3-17)
Engineer – Bernie Becker (Track 3-19)
Engineer – Justin Niebank (Track 3-19)
Mastered By – Doug Sax (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)
Mixed By – Bill Schnee (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)
Recorded By – Bernie Becker (Tracks 1-1, 3-20)