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The Things They Say 19202

24th November 2010

"It's instant gratification. I get responses almost immediately from everywhere in the world. And it's somehow very compatible with the way I think as a songwriter. On Twitter there's a limit to the number of...

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The Things They Say 19091

20th November 2010

"He evidently wasn't sure that he wanted to do that movie, so the producer came to me and he said, 'Why don't you try it? You look like a kind of an introverted, sullen nutcase.'"...

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The Things They Say 19075

19th November 2010

"I've never met The Monkees. I wish I would some day." NEIL DIAMOND admits he has yet to thank the 1960s pop act for making his song I'm A Believer such a big hit.

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The Things They Say 18868

9th November 2010

"He liked the idea and I'm glad I did them. They're wonderful songs." NEIL DIAMOND got PAUL MCCARTNEY's blessing to cover Beatles songs Yesterday and Blackbird on his new album Dreams.

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Diamond's Doubts Over Live Concert Comeback

1st November 2010

NEIL DIAMOND suffered crippling stagefright ahead of his U.K. concert comeback at the weekend (ends31Oct10) - two years after taking a hiatus from performing live.The Sweet Caroline hitmaker performed at the BBC Radio Theatre in...

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Beastie Boys And Tom Waits Nominated For Hall Of Fame

29th September 2010

BEASTIE BOYS and TOM WAITS are among a new batch of nominees announced for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, reports BBC News. The eclectic list also includes the rockers BON JOVI, singer-songwriters DONOVAN...

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Bon Jovi, Cooper And Diamond Among Hall Of Fame Nominees

28th September 2010

BON JOVI, ALICE COOPER and NEIL DIAMOND have landed nominations to be inducted into the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the class of 2010.The stars join fellow first-time nominees Dr. John and...

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Robert Plant And Neil Diamond To Play Electric Proms

15th September 2010

ROBERT PLANT has been announced as the Friday headliner for this year's BBC Electric Proms, and he will joined at the BBC event by NEIL DIAMOND, who has been confirmed for the Sunday night. This...

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Stars Stand Up To Cancer For U.s. Telethon

11th September 2010

STEVIE WONDER and NEIL DIAMOND tugged at the heartstrings of TV viewers during the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon on Friday night (10Sep10) with special dedications to loved ones who had lost battles with the...

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Stars Stand Up To Cancer For U.s. Telethon

11th September 2010

STEVIE WONDER and NEIL DIAMOND tugged at the heartstrings of TV viewers during the Stand Up 2 Cancer telethon on Friday night (10Sep10) with special dedications to loved ones who had lost battles with the...

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Obamas Join The Stars For Christmas In Washington, D.c.

14th December 2009

NEIL DIAMOND, USHER and MARY J. BLIGE were joined by very special guests as they celebrated the holidays with a festive show in Washington, D.C. on Sunday (13Dec09) - President BARACK OBAMA and his wife...

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Fascinating Fact 8123

10th October 2009

Veteran crooner BARRY MANILOW will join NEIL DIAMOND, BOB DYLAN and STING in the race for a festive number one - the singer is releasing a Christmas album. In The Swing of Christmas will feature...

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Diamond Rings In The Holidays With Christmas Album

5th October 2009

NEIL DIAMOND has joined the race for a festive Christmas number one album after announcing plans to release a CD of holiday tunes.His A Cherry Cherry Christmas will feature a cover of Adam Sandler's The...

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Diamond's Fencing Medal Is Lucky Charm

23rd September 2009

NEIL DIAMOND turns to a fencing medal he won as a teenager when he's feeling low - because he thinks the prize is a good luck charm.The Sweet Caroline hitmaker admits the swordfighting honour he...

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Diamond Pays Tribute To Late Pal Greenwich

31st August 2009

NEIL DIAMOND has paid a touching tribute to singer/songwriter ELLIE GREENWICH, who died from a heart attack last week (ends28Aug09), crediting her for his career.Greenwich, who sang background vocals on many of Diamond's biggest hits,...

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Piven Helps Diamond Avoid Moustache Mishap

5th August 2009

Actor JEREMY PIVEN rescued NEIL DIAMOND from public embarassment at a recent sports event - after the singer's fake moustache started to fall off in the middle of a basketball game.The pair was sitting courtside...

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Limp Bizkit's Diamond Songs

5th August 2009

Fred Durst said the new Limp Bizkit album will sound like Neil Diamond. When asked about their reformation, Fred said he is delighted to have renewed his friendship with guitarist Wes Borland, who has twice...

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Famous Friends And Contemporaries Say Goodbye To Jackson

26th June 2009

Music legends TINA TURNER, NEIL DIAMOND and SMOKEY ROBINSON have reached out in tribute to late King of Pop MICHAEL JACKSON.Turner revealed she planned to visit Jackson during his London residency this summer (09). She...

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The Killers' Roaming Record

25th June 2009

The Killers will record their new album on the road.The 'Human' rockers are preparing to begin work on a covers project, and drummer Ronnie Vanucci says they intend to set down tracks in between live...

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Fascinating Fact 7461

2nd June 2009

NEIL DIAMOND will celebrate America's Independence Day on 4 July (09) in style - he'll perform with the Boston Pops Orchestra at Massachusetts' famous annual free red, white and blue party.

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Neil Diamond To Rock Out With Durst?

7th April 2009

Music legend NEIL DIAMOND is planning a bizarre collaboration with LIMP BIZKIT rocker FRED DURST, after the odd pair met online using social networking site Twitter.com. Durst reached out to the Sweet Caroline star on the...

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The Things They Say 11237

14th February 2009

"My first guitar was $10. I paid for it a dollar a week because I wasnt sure Id like playing the guitar... I dont have that guitar anymore. I wish I did." NEIL DIAMOND misses...

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Adele Nursed Thumb Injury At Grammys

10th February 2009

Singer ADELE was in pain throughout the Grammys on Sunday (08Feb09) after ripping off a thumbnail before Saturday night's (07Feb09) MusiCares tribute to NEIL DIAMOND.The British singer, who was named a Grammy Best New Artist,...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Person Of The Year Diamond

8th February 2009

COLDPLAY, the JONAS BROTHERS, ADELE and JENNIFER HUDSON were among the stars paying tribute to NEIL DIAMOND at the MusiCares Person of The Year gala on Saturday night (07Feb09).The stars braved the stormy conditions in...

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Diamond Donates T-shirt Cash To Hurricane Victims

30th January 2009

NEIL DIAMOND has handed over the profits from merchandising sales on his recent tour to the victims of Hurricane Ike. The Sweet Caroline singer admits his heart went out to Texans hit by the 2008 storm...

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Concertgoers Have Sweet Tooth For Madonna's 2008 Tour

2nd January 2009

Madonna's Sticky and Sweet tour was the highest-grossing series of concerts in 2008, with a massive worldwide haul of $281.6 million (193 million).The Material Girl's global jaunt, which featured a virtual duet with Justin Timberlake...

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Foo Fighters And Coldplay To Perform At Neil Diamond Charity Show

31st December 2008

A number of artists are set to appear at a forthcoming charity concert organised by Neil Diamond.Performers including Foo Fighters, Coldplay and Jennifer Hudson are set to join Diamond onstage at the extravaganza scheduled for...

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Coldplay And Adele Confirmed For Neil Diamond Tribute

24th December 2008

Grammy nominees Coldplay and Adele are among the artists set to honour Neil Diamond at a gala concert next year.The British acts will take to the stage at the MusiCares person of the year show...

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Diamond To Be Honoured By Musicares

22nd October 2008

Veteran crooner NEIL DIAMOND will be named MusiCares Person of the Year at the organisation's 2009 ceremony. The Sweet Caroline singer is to be lauded for his industry achievements and philanthropy work at a gala...

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The Things They Say 9838

10th October 2008

"We have the longest ongoing poker game in rock + roll. It's been going since 1977." NEIL DIAMOND on how he and his band pass the time between concerts....

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