Longfellow Serenade, a song about wooing someone with the help of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poetry, was inspired by Cyrano de Bergerac.
Live Nation is honoured to announce – on his birthday – that musical icon, Grammy award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Member, Neil Diamond will be extending his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Europe in 2017. Celebrating his unparalleled career, the tour will begin in Zurich on September 13thbefore coming to the UK in October for six stunning arena dates. Tickets will go on sale…
Last show of ’08-’09 Tour– it’s been a blast and a half. Sorry to close up shop, but I’ve got some songs to write 4:22 PM Jan 8th
Some 40 years into his recording career, singer-songwriter, Grammy winner and Golden Globe winner Neil Diamond finally snagged that which has eluded him: A No. 1 album on the Billboard charts.
Seems hard to believe considering the treasure trove of pop hits (“Solitary Man,” “Sweet Caroline,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “Cherry Cherry”) he’s amassed over the years…
Nearly a half century after Neil Diamond recorded his first song – a doo-wop ditty about being dumped by a girl – the singer-songwriter’s passion for performing has never waned. If anything, it’s grown stronger….
In 1996 I attended a Neil Diamond concert at the Fleet Center in Boston. I was going through my teenage hippie phase at the time, so perhaps I thought Neil was cool because my favorite jam band Phish did an awesome cover of “Cracklin’ Rosie.” Whatever my inspiration, I knew attending this particular show was somewhat ironic. I was making a statement and bucking convention….
(Toronto, ON – 21 January 2014) – Neil Diamond, one of the world’s premier recording artists, internationally renowned and record-breaking concert performer and revered songwriter has signed a long-term recording agreement with Capitol Records. The deal was announced today by Capitol Music Group (CMG) Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett.
Billboard has learned Capitol Music Group will announce it has signed legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond to its Capitol Records label. The deal will mark the first time Diamond?s entire catalog has been under one label.
At 71, singer/songwriter Neil Diamond could easily settle into retirement. In his five-decade career he has sold 125 million records and had 39 Top 40 hit songs. But Diamond is not ready to leave the limelight yet. He is currently on a 31-city North American concert tour that will include a stop in Boston June 23 at TD Garden.
Diamond has much to beam about, especially over the last two years….
Neil Diamond and Stevie Wonder are among the many famous pop and rock artists remembering the late Dick Clark, who died Wednesday at the age of 82.
Diamond issued a statement about the beloved television host and producer….
The private life of hirsute superstar Neil Diamond is one of loss and longing. But now, at 70, he’s ‘lovestruck’ and set to marry for the third time….