Australian singles chart:
Cracklin’ Rosie entered the Kent charts on 28 September 1970 and peaked at #2. It was the #26 song on the Top 100 of 1970.
The song is on Tap Root Manuscript which entered the Kent album charts on 29 March 1971 and peaked at #31.
Record label of Australian release:
“Cracklin’ Rosie” is a bottle of wine. Diamond got the idea for the song from a folk story of an Indian tribe in Northern Canada who had more men than women. He told David Wild at Rolling Stone: “On Saturday nights when they go out, the guys all get their girl; the guys without girls get a bottle of Cracklin’ Rosé, that’s their girl for the weekend.”
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/neil-diamond/cracklin-rosie
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