Capitol publish Neil Diamond’s album : ‘The Jazz Singer’ (1980)

Neil Diamond’s ‘The Jazz Singer’ is an album (and soundtrack to the remake of the eponym film) released on November 10, 1980 by Capitol.

Track Listing : 1.America (Neil Diamond) – 04:18 . 2.Adon Olom (Traditional) – 00:32 . 3.You Baby (Neil Diamond) – 03:01 . 4.Love On The Rocks (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) – 03:40 . 5.Amazed And Confused (Neil Diamond, Richard Bennett) – 02:53 . 6.On The Robert E. Lee (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) – 02:03 . 7.Summerlove (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) – 03:17 . 1.Hello Again (Neil Diamond, Alan Lindgren) – 04:04 . 2.Acapulco (Neil Diamond, Doug Rhone) – 02:48 . 3.Hey Louise (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) – 03:00 . 4.Songs Of Life (Neil Diamond, Gilbert Bécaud) – 03:32 . 5.Jerusalem (Neil Diamond) – 03:03 . 6.Kol Nidre/My Name Is Yussel (Traditional, Uri Frenkel, Neil Diamond) – 01:38 . 7.America (Reprise) (Neil Diamond) – 02:22

Musicians : Neil Diamond – Vocals . Linda Press – Vocals, Vocals (Background) . Tom Hensley – Conductor, Keyboards, Piano . Alan Lindgren – Conductor, Piano, Synthesizer . Richard Bennett – Guitar (Acoustic), Guitar (Electric) . Doug Rhone – Guitar, Vocals (Background) . Vince Charles – Percussion . King Errisson – Percussion . Dennis St. John – Drums . Reinie Press – Bass . Assa Drori – Concert Master . James Getzoff – Concert Master . Sid Sharp – Concert Master . Donny Gerrard – Vocals (Background) . Marilyn O’Brien – Vocals (Background) . H.L. Voelker – Vocals (Background) . Luther Waters – Vocals (Background) . Oren Waters – Vocals (Background) . Timothy Allan Bullara – Choir . Jeremy C. Lipton – Choir . Dale D. Morich – Choir . Yoav Steven Paskowitz – Choir . Boyd H. Schlaefer – Choir . Mark H. Stevens – Choir . David Teisher – Choir . James Gregory Wilburn – Choir

Production : Produced By Bob Gaudio . Bill Benton – Assistant Engineer . David Bianco – Assistant Engineer . Andrew Bloch – Engineer . Andy Bloch – Engineer . Jack Crymes – Assistant Engineer . Mark Eshelman – Assistant Engineer . Brad Gilderman – Assistant Engineer . Ron Hitchcock – Mixing . Rick Ruggieri – Assistant Engineer . Mike Reese – Mastering . Doug Sax – Mastering . Lois Walker – Mastering

Package : Michael Donaldson – Artwork . David Kirschner – Art Direction . Ron Larson – Artwork . Jan Weinberg – Artwork

Recorded In 1980.

Released On November 10, 1980 By Capitol.

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BBC
Diamond’s biggest hit in the States, this soundtrack shifted over six million.The album’s mid-section sags with lacklustre disco-lite numbers, Diamond hollering anthemic slogans as only he can. There’s even a Jewish traditional interlude. After this, Diamond’s standing was to drop, until Rick Rubin’s intervention. But that throaty rasp in Love on the Rocks captures the man’s majesty. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
His other albums may be solid, but this is the real centerpiece of his discography, combining some well-known greats like Love On The Rocks with some equally awesome but less popular songs such as Amazed And Confused […]

DarkIsMyDay @ RateYourMusic
Anyway, the album had heavy rotation in our home, so I couldn’t not to notice it. It wasn’t bad, but it wasn’t for kids, although it had a few interesting uptempo songs. I’m not sure have I ever played it myself until yesterday, after watching the movie for the first time. […]

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