Neil Diamond to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame
Congratulations to SESAC affiliate Neil Diamond for his upcoming induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2011. The Hall Of Fame induction is a much deserved honor celebrating a music legend's invaluable contribution to music. Ceremonies will take place in New York City on March 14th 2011.
"I think it's great. I'm happy that that they recognized me and my work,” said Diamond. “Any club that has Chuck Berry, Little Richard and The Everly Brothers is a club that I want to be a part of. "
Diamond started his legendary career as a songwriter in the 60s, working in the famed Brill Building where he saw success penning hit songs of the time including “I’m A Believer” and “A Little Bit Of Me, A Little Bit Of You” for The Monkees. He went on to score massive hits as an artist in his own right with “Solitary Man,” “Sweet Caroline,” “Red, Red Wine,” “Holly, Holy,” “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon” “Cherry, Cherry” among many others.
One of America’s most popular live entertainers, Neil Diamond has maintained a busy and productive recording and touring schedule. His most recent recording projects Home Before Dark and Dreams, have been collaborations with producer Rick Rubin and have earned Diamond overwhelming positive review from music critics and devoted fans.