Neil Diamond joins Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Legendary singer Neil Diamond has been admitted to the Rock and Roll
Hall of Fame, it has been announced.
The singer-songwriter was inducted at the yearly New York ceremony
alongside Tom Waits and Alice Cooper, the BBC has reported.
Best known for his songs Sweet Caroline and Forever in Blue Jeans, he
has also collaborated with numerous other artists and was nominated
for a Golden Globe Award for his role in the remake of The Jazz
As well as performing his own music, Diamond has also written numerous
songs that have been performed by other artists, including The
Monkees' I'm A Believer, and has frequently been covered by other
singers such as Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.
Other artists who were inducted at the ceremony included pianist Dr
John and Darlene Love, the R&B singer best known for He's A Rebel.
The ceremony is due to be broadcast later this month.
Posted on 16 March 2011