2/3. Paul Gambaccini profiles singer/songwriter Neil Diamond, whose polished repertoire includes gems written for other artists - most notably I'm A Believer and A Little Bit Me, a Little Bit You for the Monkees - and personal highs like Solitary Man, Cherry, Cherry, Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon, Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good), Holly Holy and Cracklin' Rosie. Other successes include I Am ...I Said, Song Sung Blue and Love on the Rocks.
Diamond's latest album, 12 Songs, has met with universal acclaim.
The story continues with a look at the singer's emergence as a superstar, featuring interviews with Diamond and those who worked on some of his biggest hits.
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