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NEIL DIAMOND CELEBRATES “50” - A CELEBRATION OF DIAMOND’S 50 YEARS AS A PROLIFIC SINGER, SONGWRITER AND ENTERTAINER

1/24/2017
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NEIL DIAMOND CELEBRATES “50”

 

A CELEBRATION OF DIAMOND’S 50 YEARS IN MUSIC

 

3 CD 50th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION TO BE RELEASED WORLDWIDE ON MARCH 31, 2017

 

WORLD TOUR KICKS OFF APRIL 7, 2017

 

On March 31, 2017 UME and CMG will release Neil  Diamond 50 – 50th Anniversary Collection, a  3 CD  set that  marks the  50th anniversary of the iconic, Grammy Award-winning and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member’s first hit “Solitary Man.”   The chart-topping single began Diamond’s trajectory as a legendary songwriter and celebrated performer with a time span that has now marked five decades and counting.  To commemorate this anniversary, Diamond will embark on a World Tour that kicks off on April 7, 2017.

The  50th Anniversary Collection is a career spanning retrospective of 50 Neil Diamond selections from albums ranging from his earliest 1966 album The Feel Of Neil Diamond  through his latest critically acclaimed  album Melody Road.   Neil Diamond 50 -50th Anniversary Collection includes liner notes by David Fricke as well as a booklet containing photos that chronicle the artist’s vast career.

Throughout an illustrious and wide-ranging musical career, Neil Diamond has sold over 130 million albums worldwide and has dominated the charts for more than five decades with 37 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums. He has achieved record sales with 40 Gold albums, 21 Platinum albums and 11 multi-platinum albums.

Before becoming one of the most noted and successful recording artists in the world, Neil Diamond’s early recognition came as a songwriter.  His recorded songs have become a part of the fabric of America’s songbook with a wide range of international hits that include “Solitary Man,” “Cherry Cherry,” “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon,” “Holly Holy,” ‘Thank The Lord For The Night Time,” “Sweet Caroline,”  “Kentucky Woman,” “Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” “I Am…I Said,” “Song Sung Blue,” “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,”  (with Barbra Streisand,)  “September Morn,” and “Heartlight”  amongst many others. 

A Grammy Award-winning artist, Diamond is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest honors bestowed upon songwriters.  Diamond’s many other achievements include a Golden Globe Award, 13 Grammy nominations, ASCAP Film and Television Award, Billboard Icon Award,  American Music Award and 2009’s NARAS’s MusiCares Person of the Year award.  In 2011, Diamond received the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor for his lifetime of contributions to American culture.

Neil Diamond’s 50th Anniversary Tour will kick off in Fresno, CA on April 7, 2017. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com

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TRACKLISTING:

Disc One

1.            Solitary Man

2.            Cherry, Cherry

3             I Got The Feelin’ (Oh No, No)

4.            You Got To Me

5.            Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon

6.            I'm A Believer

7.            Thank The Lord For The Night Time

8.            Red, Red Wine

9.            Sunday Sun

10.          Shilo

11.          Kentucky Woman

12.          Brooklyn Roads

13.          Glory Road

14.          Holly Holy

15.          And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind

16.          Sweet Caroline

17           Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show

 

Disc Two

1.            Done Too Soon

2.            Soolaimon

3.            Cracklin' Rosie

4.            Crunchy Granola Suite

5.            I Am...I Said

6.            Stones

7.            Morningside     

8.            Song Sung Blue

9.            Play Me               

10.          Be

11.          Skybird

12.          Lonely Looking Sky         

13.          I've Been This Way Before          

14.          Longfellow Serenade

15.          Beautiful Noise

16.          Street Life          

17.          If You Know What I Mean           

 

 

Disc Three             

1.            Desirée               

2.            You Don't Bring Me Flowers

3.            Forever In Blue Jeans    

4.            September Morn            

5.            The Story Of My Life      

6.            Yesterday's Songs           

7.            I Believe In Happy Endings          

8.            Hello Again        

9.            Love On The Rocks

10.          Heartlight           

11.          Lady-Oh              

12.          Pretty Amazing Grace   

13.          Hell Yeah            

14.          We        

15.          The Art Of Love               

16.          America

 

 

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