LIVE: Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond shined his 'heartlight' on America's Finest City with a packed show at Valley View Casino Center on May 15.

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The one and only Neil Diamond returned to San Diego on May 15.
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The show at Valley View Casino Center was, as expected, a spectacular.
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The famed singer/songwriter was in fine form throughout, busting out hits spanning his entire catalog, leaving fans in Diamond heaven.
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Diamond has sold more than 125 million albums worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time.
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His songs have been covered time and time again by a multitude of performers from every genre.
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Always ahead of the curve, Diamond took advantage of Twitter's new video streaming service, Periscope.
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Diamond was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984 and into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2011.
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He's had 11 No. 1 singles, including "Cracklin' Rosie," "Song Sung Blue," "Longfellow Serenade," "I've Been This Way Before," "Desiree," "America," "Heartlight" and "I'm a Believer."
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One of his most well-known hits, "Sweet Caroline," was written for his wife, Marcia, but Diamond changed her name to "Caroline" in the lyrics when he couldn't find a good word to rhyme with "Marcia."
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"Sweet Caroline" has taken on a life of its own as a popular sing-along at sporting events: The Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, New York Rangers and Carolina Panthers all feature it.
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In the 2001 comedy "Saving Silverman," the main characters play in a Neil Diamond cover band. Diamond himself makes an extended cameo in the film as well.
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Diamond is known for wearing colorful, beaded shirts in concert, originally out of necessity to help the audience see him without the aid of binoculars.
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