The glittering life and career of Neil Diamond
The celebrated singer-songwriter turns 82 this January 24
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Neil Diamond is one of the most iconic singer-songwriters in popular music history, and one of the best-selling musicians of all time. As a solo artist he's had 10 no. 1 singles on the US Billboard Hot 100, hits that include 'Sweet Caroline,' 'Song Sung Blue,' and 'Cracklin' Rosie.' He's written for numerous other artists including The Monkees, who had a huge hit with 'I'm a Believer,' and dueted with the likes of Barbra Streisand on 'You Don't Don't Bring Me Flowers.' In 2018 after a career spanning more than five decades, Neil Diamond was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a condition that prompted his retirement from touring. Despite this the singer, now in his eighties, has vowed to continue writing and recording, much to the delight of his legions of fans.
So, what makes him shine so brightly? Click through and find out why Neil Diamond is forever.
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