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"It's Love
Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show
Pack up the babies and grab the old ladies and everyone goes
Cause everyone knows Brother Love's show"
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Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show was Neil Diamond's fifth album, released in 1969.

Tracklist:

  1. "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show"
  2. "Dig In"
  3. "River Runs, Newgrown Plums"
  4. "Juliet"
  5. "Long Gone"
  6. "And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind"
  7. "Glory Road"
  8. "Deep In The Morning"
  9. "If I Ever Knew Your Name"
  10. "Memphis Streets"
  11. "You're So Sweet, Horseflies Keep Hangin' 'Round Your Face"
  12. "Hurtin' You Don't Come Easy"

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"Brother Love's Troping Salvation Show":

  • Album Title Drop: On another album. His 1972 live album Hot August Night takes its title from the opening line of this album's title track.
  • Break-Up Song: "Hurtin' You Don't Come Easy", "Long Gone"
  • Cool Car: The "'59 Ford" in "Memphis Streets"
  • Country Music: Parodied with "You're So Sweet, Horseflies Keep Hangin' 'Round Your Face"
  • One-Woman Song: "Juliet"
  • Preacher Man: "Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show"
  • Record Producer: Neil Diamond, Chips Moman, Tom Catalano and Tommy Cogbill
  • Silly Love Songs: The bulk of the album.
  • Stealth Insult: What, you thought "You're So Sweet, Horseflies Keep Hangin' 'Round Your Face" was a love song?
  • Toothy Issue: From "You're So Sweet, Horseflies Keep Hangin' 'Round Your Face":
    "Front teeth missin'
    (hey your front teeth's missin')"
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  • Wanderlust Song: "Glory Road," about hitchhiking.
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