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  • Musician Neil Diamond has seen his career in music span decades, with timeless hits like "Sweet Caroline" and "Coming to America" still resonating with generations young and old. As the singer prepares to retire, due to a Parkinson's diagnosis, the 60th Annual Grammy awards will honor him with a Lifetime Achievement award. </br></br>Neil Diamond performs at the 2009 MusiCares "Person of the Year Tribute," after being honored, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Feb. 6, 2009, in Los Angeles.
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  • Neil Diamond sings into a microphone at the recording studio in 1963.
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  • Neil Diamond performs on "The Johnny Cash Show," Feb. 11, 1970.
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  • Neil Diamond and recording partner Lulu celebrate the launch of their recording, "The Boat That I Row," circa 1967.
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  • Neil Diamond performs on the BBC's In Concert series at the BBC TV Center in London.
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  • Singer/songwriter Neil Diamond sits for a portrait during a portrait session, April 9, 1974, in Chicago.
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  • Neil Diamond works on new music at a recording studio, circa 1975.
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  • Neil Diamond performs live on stage during his 1976 tour of the United States.
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  • Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand take a break during the recording of their duet, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers Anymore," while in the studio, circa 1977. </br></br>Diamond first met Streisand while attending high school in Brooklyn, New York.
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  • Neil Diamond performs onstage with an Ovation acoustic guitar in Los Angeles, circa 1977.
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  • Singer/songwriter Neil Diamond performs during the NYU commencement ceremony, after receiving an honorary degree, in New York City, May 18, 1995. </br></br>Diamond attended the school as an undergraduate on a fencing scholarship taking pre-med classes.
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  • Neil Diamond performs live at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
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  • Neil Diamond plays at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, May 31, 2002.
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