Neil Diamond

The singer came out of retirement to perform for firefighters who have battled a horrific blaze.
For an alternate view--the American View--let us turn to Neil Diamond: Far We've been traveling far Without a home But not
I was visiting the Museum of the City of New York this past weekend and drifted into the exhibit on Affordable Housing.
Chances are that you've never heard of Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," and "I Want Candy." Those timeless tunes were written or co-written by Berns, the many-hit wonder who thrived as a songwriter, producer, and label chief with his own label, Bang Records.
Sheena Easton returns to San Francisco Symphony with conductor Edwin Outwater on Thursday, July 23 for the premiere presentation of The Spy Who Loved Me - an evening of songs and themes from the uber-popular James Bond films and other secret agent-related movies and TV programs.
I've been thinking about the innovation of interactive streaming--how versatile, convenient and instantly gratifying it is. Interactive, however, means that before I take off for a drive to the mall or a run on the beach I have a decision to make: what do I want to listen to?
It's Halloween, which means that by virtue of living in central Colorado, I am once again privy to the miracle of the pumpkins, an annual happening I became aware of several years ago on a drive to a trailhead.
Chances are that you've never heard of a man named Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," "I Want Candy," "Here Comes the Night," and "Hang On Sloopy."
"Made in America" - Kanye West & Jay Z ft. Frank Ocean "American Woman" - The Guess Who "The Star-Spangled Banner" - Whitney
OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.
When did Alan and Marilyn Bergman become such an establishment in the world of music? Find out here.
It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan
Okay, dig: If you're in or around Los Angeles, the charming, smart and hella talented singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith plays Largo at the Coronet tonight, the 5th of June. They don't like it if you're late. Factor in traffic. Get there.
Following his back-to-back collaborations with Rick Rubin (2005's "12 Songs" and 2008's chart-topping "Home Before Dark"), Diamond
MLB teams around the country having been playing Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" for the past several days to show support
Muhammad Ali was the GREATEST of all time, at punching men into unconsciousness. Michael Jordan for human flight, Gretzky for hockey, The Babe for hitting, Julia Child for sautéing. Rampal for flute.
Clooney will receive the Brass Ring Award in recognition of his commitment to philanthropy and social causes and his artistic
Before the director and star of the now aptly-named Unforgiven got into sharing his problems with furniture, there was a well-known American balladeer who wanted to makes sure we understood his concerns at how an inanimate object just wasn't listening to him.
This week our playlist includes music by John Lee Hooker, Bee Gees, Pretenders, Bernard Herrmann, Pyyramids and more.