Tennessee Moon

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Neil Diamond mounted a major comeback with Tennessee Moon, his first collection of new material in nearly five years. Instead of capitalizing on the psuedo-hipster status he had acquired with the early '90s alternative rockers, particularly Urge Overkill, Diamond headed to Nashville to write and record Tennessee Moon. Appropriately, the album is rooted in contemporary country, spiked with hints of the pop craftsmanship that made him popular in the '60s. Not all of the songs were written by Diamond or his collaborators, which included Raul Malo of the Mavericks; the combination of originals and professionally-written made-to-order songs works well, leaving the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Neil Diamond mounted a major comeback with Tennessee Moon, his first collection of new material in nearly five years. Instead of capitalizing on the psuedo-hipster status he had acquired with the early '90s alternative rockers, particularly Urge Overkill, Diamond headed to Nashville to write and record Tennessee Moon. Appropriately, the album is rooted in contemporary country, spiked with hints of the pop craftsmanship that made him popular in the '60s. Not all of the songs were written by Diamond or his collaborators, which included Raul Malo of the Mavericks; the combination of originals and professionally-written made-to-order songs works well, leaving the overall quality of the material rather high. Tennessee Moon suffers from an overabundance of songs, as well as a slightly sterile production, but it remains one of Neil Diamond's most successful records of the '80s and '90s.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972458823
  • Catalog Number: 724588
  • Sales rank: 43,517

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Tennessee Moon (3:00)
  2. 2 One Good Love (4:18)
  3. 3 Shame (3:31)
  4. 4 A Matter of Love (4:35)
  5. 5 Marry Me (3:50)
  6. 6 Deep Inside of You (3:51)
  7. 7 Gold Don't Rust (3:42)
  8. 8 Like You Do - Rosemary Butler (4:03)
  9. 9 Can Anybody Hear Me (3:50)
  10. 10 Win the World (4:12)
  11. 11 No Limit (3:07)
  12. 12 Reminisce for a While (4:27)
  13. 13 Kentucky Woman (2:48)
  14. 14 If I Lost My Way (3:23)
  15. 15 Everybody (3:45)
  16. 16 Talking Optimist Blues (Good Day Today) (2:53)
  17. 17 Open Wide These Prison Doors (4:30)
  18. 18 Blue Highway (3:56)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Neil Diamond Primary Artist, Vocals
Chet Atkins Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals, Track Performer
Sam Bush Fiddle, Mandolin
Beth Nielsen Chapman Track Performer
Waylon Jennings Vocals, Track Performer
Hal Ketchum Acoustic Guitar, Vocals, Background Vocals, Track Performer
Jo-El Sonnier Accordion
Al Kooper Hammond Organ
Matt Rollings Piano, Hammond Organ
Chester Thompson Drums
Steve Gibson Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Bill LaBounty Background Vocals
Curtis Wright Background Vocals
John Wesley Ryles Background Vocals
Gary Burr Acoustic Guitar, Background Vocals
Sam Bacco Percussion
Richard Bennett Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Mandolin, Electric Guitar
Stephanie Bentley Background Vocals
Debra Black Background Vocals
Bruce Bouton Pedal Steel Guitar, Steel Guitar
Kathy Burdick Background Vocals
Dennis Burnside Piano, Hammond Organ
Rosemary Butler Vocals, Track Performer
Mark Casstevens Acoustic Guitar
Dan Dugmore Acoustic Guitar, Pedal Steel Guitar, Electric Guitar, Steel Guitar
Bob Gaudio Accordion, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Rob Hajacos Fiddle, Hoedown
Dann Huff Electric Guitar
David Hungate Bass, Bass Guitar, Upright Bass
Jana King Background Vocals
Paul Leim Drums
Chris Leuzinger Electric Guitar
Alan Lindgren Piano, Keyboards, Hammond Organ
Raul Malo Track Performer
Brent Mason Electric Guitar
Gary Nicholson Acoustic Guitar, Tambourine
Mark O'Connor Fiddle
Dave Pomeroy Fretless Bass Guitar
Reinie Press Bass, Bass Guitar
Michael Rhodes Bass, Bass Guitar
Doug Rhone Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar
Tammy Rogers Fiddle
Brent Rowan Electric Guitar
Harry Stinson Background Vocals
Ron Tutt Drums
Biff Watson Acoustic Guitar
Lonnie Wilson Guitar, Percussion, Drums
Paul Worley Acoustic Guitar
Jonathan Yudkin Fiddle
Curtis Young Background Vocals
Andrea Zonn Fiddle
Melodie Crittenden Background Vocals
Beth Hooker Background Vocals
Buffy Lawson Vocals, Background Vocals, Track Performer
Dennis Wilson Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Neil Diamond Composer
Richard Landis Producer
Mike Bradley Engineer
Don Cook Producer
Bob Gaudio Producer
Rob Hajacos Contributor
Alan Lindgren Arranger
Justin Niebank Engineer
Doug Sax Mastering
James Stroud Producer
Paul Worley Producer
Bernie Becker Engineer
Justin Neibank Engineer
Jesse Diamond Composer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    One of Many of Neil Diamond's Best

    Tennessee Moon is an outstanding CD. I especially like him singing with Waylon Jennings and Beth Nielsen Chapman. This is Neil Diamond at his best, as he is, almost always.

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    Posted October 25, 2008

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