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Afternoon Aural: Neil Diamond


By now you’ve heard that Neil Diamond wrote “Sweet Caroline” not for a lover, as many have imagined, but for a young Caroline Kennedy. Despite the fact that Diamond’s admission puts the legendary track in a whole new – and creepy – light, we still think it’s tops.

We’ve also included a 1984 performance of “Coming To America” which features two awesome things. One: Princess Diana. Two: Diamond’s blouse. It’s radical.

By:           Andrew Belonksy
On:           Nov 20, 2007
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  • 1 Comment
    • ProfessorVP
      ProfessorVP

      Neil wrote the song in 1969, Caroline Kennedy was born in 1957. Well, in some states it’s okay… As Hillary would say, let the states decide.

      Nov 20, 2007 at 6:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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