Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: “Cracklin’ Rosie”- Neil Diamond. Highest debuting single the week of August 22, 1970.
- Single: “Cracklin’ Rosie”- Neil Diamond
- Record Company- Uni
- Written by Neil Diamond
- Time: 2:47
- Album- Tap Root Manuscript
- Peaked at #1 15 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
Neil Diamond’s first #1 hit- 1970 was a big year for him racking up 5 Top 40 hits and establishing him as a star. The back-up band on this was the famous group of LA musicians known as The Wrecking Crew- and on drums -again with another one of his #1 hits he played on- Hal Blaine.