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It has since been covered many times by such artists as Billy Joe RoyalB. ThomasJay and the AmericansT. Recorded in February and initially released on Bang Records in April"Solitary Man" was Diamond's Solitary Man - Neil Diamond - Live Diamond single as a recording artist, having already had moderate but accidental success as a songwriter for other artists; their versions of the songs he had already written and composed were released before his own versions of them were.
Solitary Man - Neil Diamond - Live Diamond originally recorded two versions of the song, as he later did with " Cherry, Cherry. The other version was him singing the song alone, without his prerecorded harmony or the female chorus. On such live albums as Gold: Recorded Live at the TroubadourHot August Nightand some subsequent recordings, Diamond altered the lyrics to "then you came along" from the original "then Sue came along.
In a Rolling Stone retrospective, Dan Epstein wrote, "'Solitary Man' remains the most brilliantly efficient song in the Diamond collection. There's not a wasted word or chord Operatika - Dreamworld this two-and-a-half minute anthem of heartbreak and self-affirmation, which introduced the melancholy loner persona that he's repeatedly returned to throughout his career.
InT. Sheppard released a cover version for Hitsville Records a country-focused sub-label of Motown Records. It went to 14 on the U. The song charted best on the Canadian country chart It was also a hit on the Easy Listening charts of both nations. Infamous Italian singer Gianni Morandi recorded a cover version titled "Se perdo anche te" "If I also lose you".
The author of the Italian lyrics was Franco Migliacciwho was Morandi's producer at that time and who, eight years before, had written the lyrics to Domenico Modugno 's Bjonnvalsen - Unknown Artist - Chants Et Dances De Norvege - Norwegian Songs And Dances hit "Nel blu, dipinto di blu Volare ".
The Tucson, Arizona alternative rock band The Sidewinders added a version of the song as the fifth track on their hit album Witchdoctor. The music video for the song was directed by Larry Clark. His recording of the song was used in the penultimate episode of Stargate Atlantis"Vegas" and in the 17th episode of the fifth season of Criminal Minds.
In Stargate Atlantis, the song was used twice during the same episode: the first time had the character listening to it on the radio as he drove with a montage going and the second was shortly before the credits when the man apparently died. The recording was also used for the opening credits of the film Solitary Manwhich starred Michael Douglas.
It was released as a single, and Bam Margera produced a music video created for it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved Archived from the original on November 12, The Daily Telegraph. A solitary man". The Times. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: to present.
Billboard Publications. Top Adult Contemporary: — Record Research. Rolling Stone. Retrieved 13 August Neil Diamond. Book Category. Jay and the Americans. Chris Isaak. Greatest Lovesongs Vol. Digital Versatile Doom.
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Solitary Man: a Neil Diamond story Solitary Man..a Neil Diamond story Denny Svehla has spent over 20 years traveling the country performing the songs and telling stories of the inspiration behind the music of Neil Diamond.
"Solitary Man" is a song that was written and composed by American musician Neil Diamond, who himself initially recorded the song for Bang Records in February Genre: Soft rock.
About “Solitary Man” (Unreviewed) According to David Wild, who interviewed Diamond for Rolling Stone and wrote He Is I Say: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neil Diamond, this was a.
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