“Cracklin’ Rosie” is a 1970 song written and performed by Neil Diamond in 1970, from his album Tap Root Manuscript. This was Neil Diamond’s first American #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in October 1970, and his third to sell a million copies. It became Diamond’s breakthrough single on the UK Singles Chart in 1970, reaching #3 in December 1970. It also reached #2 on the Australian Singles Chart.
The single version released by Uni Records in 1970 was in mono, while the album version from Tap Root Manuscript was in stereo.