Neil Diamond: A musical institution at work
Among the incessant finger-pointing, the rippling eyebrows and the habit of delivering lyrics with ponderous melodrama, it’s so easy to find Neil Diamond insufferable. But as he’s aged – and at 71, he still cuts a striking figure, especially in his black and red sparkly shirt – the performance quirks that years ago made you wish he’d go to Vegas for career death (since that’s what used to happen in Vegas) now make hope you he goes there for a triumphant residency at Caesars Palace. The Diamond of today can still milk a lyric like few others, whether growling through the… >>
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