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Neil Diamond will always be a classic gem in the rock business.
With over 130 million albums sold, multiple Grammy wins and a spot in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, the 76-year old singer is currently celebrating more than half a century in the music industry with his 50th Anniversary tour. To join in his festivities, here are the stories behind some of Diamond’s biggest hits.
1. “Red Red Wine” (1967)
Though the song was first recorded by Diamond, UB40 recorded this song as a cover of the Tony Tribe 1969 reggae version.
UB40 didn’t realize until after it topped »
- Brianne Tracy
With regards to directors who know how to place music in movies, Quentin Tarantino is right up there on the top of my list. Martin Scorsese might be number one when it comes to using recorded music. As far as scores to films, that’s an entirely different ballgame. While his best choice of music for possibly any scene in any movie he’s ever done is Steeler’s Wheel’s “Stuck in the Middle with You” during the Michael Madsen torture scene in Reservoir Dogs, you have to hand it to Urge Overkill’s remake of “Girl You’ll Be a Woman Soon” during
Great Uses of Songs in Movies: “Girl You’ll Be a Woman Soon” in the Movie “Pulp Fiction” »
- Nat Berman
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