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Posted: 17 Apr 20 12:01

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MALIBU BEACH, California – Neil Diamond has sold over 100 million songs from Brooklyn to Bombay. He recently spoke with The Los Angeles Post-Gazette about the dreaded Coronavirus. The 79-year-old singer, who very rarely uses his diamond-studded walker, said that he was trying to figure out a way to contribute toward the understanding of C-19. He decided that one way would be to alter the wor.....

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Posted: 17 Apr 20 12:02
Brilliant and it's actually a very good idea.

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Posted: 17 Apr 20 14:46
Neil Diamond is a wuss. Try Johnny Cash.

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Posted: 19 Apr 20 14:00

Quote: PuddyTwat

Brilliant and it's actually a very good idea.


It's neither.

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Posted: 19 Apr 20 18:12
Drear Spoof,

It has brevity on its side and creates a nice taut experience for the reader.

It makes you feel that you've read something strong and punchy.

Though the problem with it is that you'd need to show the whole song re-done as it were, rather than just the "hands" bit. And the "Sweet isolated Caroline" doesn't work. I know. I tried singing it.

Just once, mind.

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PS I may have been one of the most mysterious and powerful women in Ancient Egypt but that counts for nothing when I'm reading this modern shit. It's bat-shit crazy, man! I wish I'd had a dude like this Neil Diamond in my day. He would have kept my husband Akhenaten entertained. That way I would have had some peace. Lord, that Akhenaten, he was like a hippo on heat!




 
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