1976 Neil Diamond – If You Know What I Mean (US:#11 UK:#35
“If You Know What I Mean” is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. The song is a track from Diamond’s 1976 album, Beautiful Noise, and was Diamond’s third number one on the Easy Listening chart, where it spent two weeks. “If You Know What I Mean” went to number one for two nonconsecutive weeks and peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100. In Canada, the song reached number 19 on the pop singles chart and hit number one on the Adult Contemporary chart.
Diamond has stated that the song is a “tender recollection” of a relationship in his teens, in which he successfully seduced a significantly older woman.
Beautiful Noise is the third album by Neil Diamond on Columbia Records (tenth studio album overall), released in 1976. “Dry Your Eyes” was performed with The Band at their farewell show and is featured in Martin Scorsese’s The Last Waltz. Beautiful Noise marked a radical departure in production, style, arrangements and compositional diversity for Diamond. […]
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