Neil Diamond: “His 12 Greatest Hits”
First off: Damn, that is a full head of hair in that cover photo. Second: “Sweet Caroline” is unquestionably one of the most annoying songs ever recorded. Anyway … when I was a wee lad (and not yet an insufferable music snob), my parents used to play this record regularly, to the point where it now induces a virtual nostalgia-gasm whenever I give it a spin. Hearing it always reminds me of summertime, for some reason.