Neil Diamond in Jersey

LIKE a barnstorming evangelist in gladiatorial garb, Neil Diamond roared onto the stage of the Brendan Byrne Arena Monday in the first of three sold-out performances….

March 8, 1982

The Frog Who Would Be King

They had a tip: Cocaine in Holmby Hills, just outside Beverly Hills. They had a description of a white male in his early 40s, graying. It didn’t sound exactly like that guy on all those album covers or, at that moment, on a huge billboard high above Sunset Strip. But they had a search warrant, and the name on it was Neil Diamond….

September 23, 1976

Good times never seemed so good for Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond topped the Billboard pop albums chart — but it took a few decades. Although he has been releasing albums since 1966, Diamond had never reached that commercial pinnacle until May, when his excellent disc “Home Before Dark” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart…

February 11, 1930