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Neil Diamond

(Singer and songwriter; born January 24, 1941, in New York, NY)   Neil Diamond is among the most accomplished pop songwriters of our era. In five prolific decades he has created one of the most enduring catalogs of American popular music. Encompassing and transforming the many styles that define American popular music--from rock , folk and blues to country, Tin Pan Alley and top 40 pop--he has written some of our most treasured songs: "Solitary Man," "Cherry, Cherry," "Cracklin' Rosie," "Holly, Holly," "Sweet Caroline," "I Am…I Said," "Song Sung Blue," "Kentucky Woman," "America." His music has bridged generations of American tastes and fans. Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Chris Isaak, Johnny Cash, and Michael Ball have covered his songs.