The varied history and many interpretations of one of the most enduring John-Taupin compositions.
The love song: some of these songs celebrate love and some dump on it, but they all have one thing in common... that love is the highest of human emotions.
Some songwriters have a greater ability to pluck classic songs from the ether than others, so what sets the great ones apart from the rest?
A look at some landmark songs across five decades of superb songwriting and performing by this Grammy Award-winning member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
From sorrowful mourning to polemical rage, the best Martin Luther King songs deal with the death of the civil-rights icon in moving, revelatory ways.
In late 1972, 'Walk On Water' was Diamond's last release on the Uni label that had seen his breakthrough as a major star over the previous few years.
Yuletide classics by everyone from Frank Sinatra to Paul McCartney and Jackson 5… the best Christmas songs of all time are the gifts that keeps on giving.
Neil Diamond’s experience starring in ‘The Jazz Singer’ might have convinced him to follow his music, but it also resulted in a classic hit soundtrack album.
The success of his seventh studio album was fuelled by the powerful hit single 'I Am...I Said.'
'Dancing In The Street' is the perfect Motown dance record: it's infectious and features great musicians playing their socks off.
There are many great cover songs, but only a few stand out as landmarks, earning themselves a distinction among the best cover versions of all time.
The first in a run of major US hits spanning decades arrived for Diamond in September 1966.
Music and art will always go together as artwork can be as much a part of a record as the sound. Music fans have always taken pleasure from looking again and again...
Bobby's composition about a teenage rite of passage, 'Summer (The First Time),' became one of the most striking summer hits of the 1970s.
As 'Brothers and Sisters' entered the album chart, its Dickey Betts song ‘Ramblin’ Man'' hit the Hot 100 to become the band's first major hit.