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  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Version Trump, Biden, Fauci "Markets" Real Domestic Terrorism Real News Updates

    10/17/2020 7:26:03 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/17/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Welcome to the weekend calculating Day 216 of the Dictatorship of COVID-19 where crisis leads to authoritarian government unquestioned and unchecked even by elections... New Zealand's dictator on two counts-COVID-19 and firearms-winning big in terms of her country's politics with almost half of the popular vote. Jacinda Ardern's Labor Party looking at a majority in its own right in the 120 seat parliament..... Donald J. Trump Dow Jones 30,000, Joe Biden Dow Jones 15,000, Anthony Fauci Dow Jones 7,500 Ever look at the political situation that way. I looked by my quarterly statement retirement investments last week and my dad...
  • Videos show Neil Diamond singing for firefighters battling Colorado wildfire

    07/31/2018 1:05:53 AM PDT · by BBell · 9 replies ^ | 7/30/18 | Stephanie Butzer
    BASALT, Colo. — Firefighters battling the Lake Christine Fire got a special treat Friday when Neil Diamond stopped by to perform “Sweet Caroline” and other songs for them. Diamond and his wife came by an Incident Command Post to meet and thank the firefighters who have been fighting the blaze, which was estimated at 12,588 acres Sunday evening. The fire is 82 percent contained. In a separate video, he points a finger at the firefighters. “Now, you have to save my house,” he said.
  • Neil Diamond Announces Retirement From Concert Touring After Parkinson's Diagnosis

    01/23/2018 12:46:47 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1/22/2018 | Rania Aniftos
    The icon, who will be presented with a lifetime achievement at the Grammys on Sunday, has cancelled the third leg of his world tour on the advice of his doctor. Neil Diamond has officially announced his retirement from touring due to his recent Parkinson’s diagnosis. The third leg of his 50th Anniversary tour, which was set to launch in March across Australia and New Zealand, has been cancelled as was medically recommended by his doctor. Fans who already purchased tickets will be refunded in full. “I plan to remain active in writing, recording and other projects for a long time...
  • No 'Sweet Caroline' at Penn State games, no public allowed in most athletic facilities

    08/28/2012 12:12:38 PM PDT · by matt04 · 26 replies
    <p>Penn State football fans will no longer be singing "Sweet Caroline" while cheering on their Nittany Lions, according to university officials.</p> <p>Neil Diamond's classic song, often sung at sporting events and particularly at Boston Red Sox baseball games, has been rotated out of the playlist for Beaver Stadium this year.</p>
  • Ancient migration: Coming to America

    05/02/2012 10:12:27 PM PDT · by Theoria · 92 replies
    Nature ^ | 02 May 2012 | Adam Curry
    For decades, scientists thought that the Clovis hunters were the first to cross the Arctic to America. They were wrong — and now they need a better theory The mastodon was old, its teeth worn to nubs. It was perfect prey for a band of hunters, wielding spears tipped with needle-sharp points made from bone. Sensing an easy target, they closed in for the kill. Almost 14,000 years later, there is no way to tell how many hits it took to bring the beast to the ground near the coast of present-day Washington state. But at least one struck home,...
  • Who remembers Red Red Wine by UB40?

    09/23/2011 2:13:55 PM PDT · by sussex · 33 replies
    The Aged ^ | 23/09/11 | The Aged P
    Red Red Wine was a massive hit for reggae group UB40 in the UK and the US in the 80s. The British band had heard Tony Tribe’s 1969 Trojan single and there is a story, possibly apocryphal, that they assumed the N. Diamond accredited on Tribe’s record as the composer was the name of some obscure Jamaican Rastafarian contemporary of Bob Marley. Only when their version took off did they realise the song was originally a smooth, sad ballad of lost love penned by pop singer/songwriter extraordinaire Neil Diamond who’d had a modest Billboard hit with it in 1968……
  • Kentucky woman accused of Bosnian war crimes

    03/17/2011 1:39:59 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 35 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 3/17/11 | Jennifer Hewlett
    LEXINGTON, Ky. — U.S. authorities have arrested a 51-year-old Croatian-born woman in Kentucky who is accused of war crimes against civilians during the Bosnian civil war in the 1990s. Azra Basic, who was living in Stanton, Ky., is accused of torturing and murdering ethnic Serbs at prison camps from April to June 1992. Bosnia and Herzegovina officials want Basic returned to that country to stand trial Eyewitnesses Radojica Garic and Dragan Kovacevic said Basic murdered Blagoje Djuras, who had been beaten to unconsciousness by Croatian police and soldiers, by slitting his throat with a knife, according to a court document....
  • Neil Diamond's offer called 'unprecedented'

    08/28/2008 6:39:50 AM PDT · by Huntress · 44 replies · 368+ views
    Columbus Dispatch [OH] ^ | 8/27/08 | Aaron Beck
    After a subpar performance Monday night in Value City Arena, Neil Diamond yesterday apologized and offered refunds to the 11,000 people who attended the concert. "Dear Fans in Columbus," the singer said in a statement, "I haven't let you down before, and I won't let you down now. Until you hear from me again remember, You are the sun. I am the moon. You are the words. I am the tune. Forgive me. I love you. Neil." Diamond, whose voice was extremely hoarse throughout the show, said yesterday that he is suffering from acute laryngitis. Ordered by doctors to rest...
  • Neil Diamond.... "Sweet Caroline."

    06/30/2008 8:29:30 PM PDT · by Snurple · 22 replies · 134+ views
    today | self
    Caroline Kennedy was the inspiration for his song "Sweet Caroline". I guess many people may know this but it was a surprise to me. Here is a link to the story from 2007 on USA todayLink Link to song on YouTube....Sweet Caroline
  • 'Sweet Caroline' was Caroline Kennedy, says Neil Diamond

    11/20/2007 8:38:41 AM PST · by GraniteStateConservative · 311 replies · 1,414+ views
    Associate Press Entertainment ^ | 11-20-07 | SANDY COHEN
    LOS ANGELES - Neil Diamond held onto the secret for decades, but he has finally revealed that President Kennedy's daughter was the inspiration for his smash hit "Sweet Caroline." "I've never discussed it with anybody before — intentionally," the 66-year-old singer-songwriter told The Associated Press on Monday during a break from recording. "I thought maybe I would tell it to Caroline when I met her someday." He got his chance last week when he performed the song via satellite at Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg's 50th birthday party. Diamond was a "young, broke songwriter" when a photo of the president's daughter in...
  • Howie Carr live thread 11/9/06

    11/09/2006 8:14:45 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 46 replies · 561+ views ^ | 11/9/06 | raccoonradio
    Howie's live thread for today, including the news that Howie affiliate WCRN will, like WRKO, start carrying the Red Sox next year--and exactly how "Sweet Caroline" became a Sox theme song...
  • Neil Diamond

    09/30/2005 11:47:13 PM PDT · by Walkingfeather · 58 replies · 1,569+ views
    9/29/05 | walkingfeather
    Just got back from Neil Diamonds concert at staples center in Los Angeles. AMAZING show. His voice is stronger than it was in the 80's ( maybe he quit smoking) He played 95% old stuff. I was amazed. If you get a chance to go it is worth it. Show up and see if you can get tickets after the show starts if you cant afford the ticket cost. I have seen him 3 x's starting in 1982 and I would say he is just as strong of a performer now as he was 25 years ago. Just my opinion,...

    08/12/2005 4:03:44 AM PDT · by 7thson · 81 replies · 2,743+ views
    My wife and I went to the Neil Diamond concert the other night at the MCI Center in Washington, DC. There were about 18,000 people there and he puts on a great show. Did over two hours of songs with no intermission. Not bad for a guy in his 60's. He brings in a fantastic cross section of people. People from their teens to their 60's; white, black, Chinese, Indian, etc. My wife and I saw him for the first time in 2001. It was about a week after 9/11 and we did not know if they would still have...
  • Hello Again Hello

    02/22/2005 10:41:23 AM PST · by beyond the sea · 119 replies · 1,455+ views
    2/22/05 | self
    Hello again hello Just called to say: hello. I couldn't sleep at all tonight And I know it's late But I couldn't wait. Hello my friend hello Just called to let you know I think about you ev'ry night When I'm here alone And you're there at home. Hello. May be it's been crazy And may be I'm to blame But I put my heart above my head. We've been through it all And you loved me just the same And when you're not there I just need to hear. Hello my friend hello
  • Celebrities Come Out for Big Kerry Fundraiser in Los Angeles (9/11 is also Bush's SAT scores)

    06/28/2004 2:46:04 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 71 replies · 2,708+ views
    MRC ^ | Monday June 28, 2004 | BrentBaker
    John Kerry raised about $5 million for his campaign at a couple of events in Los Angeles on Thursday night, the second of which featured performances by Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Billy Crystal and Willie Nelson. Amongst those who contributed in order to attend: Leonardo DiCaprio, Ben Affleck, Jamie Foxx, Ben Stiller and Robert DeNiro. Crystal "joked" about President Bush, according to multiple media accounts, "I realize that 9/11 is also his SAT scores." The New York Times touted how "the much-heralded highlight was the Barbra Streisand-Neil Diamond reunion duet, 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers,' which they had not performed...
  • (Florida Hockey) Panthers Facing the Music

    03/02/2003 1:24:40 PM PST · by strela · 238+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | March 2, 2003 | Michael Russo
    There's only so many times you can listen to Forever in Blue Jeans, Song Sung Blue and September Morn before you lose your mind. That's what happened to Panthers Associate Equipment Manager Scott Tinkler on the morning of Feb. 21 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia. Maybe having heard one too many Neil Diamond songs, Tinkler was at his wit's end with the Panthers' wretched CD collection. It only boiled over when the Flyers' equipment assistant started making fun of it ...