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Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline

Neil Diamond’s ‘Sweet Caroline’ Sees 597% Sales Increase after Boston Bombing

Neil Diamond made an impromptu visit to Boston's Fenway Park on April 20 to sing his hit "Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)" during the Red Sox' first home game following the bombings. The rousing appearance spurs the song's No. 33 debut on Pop Digital Songs with 19,000 sold during the week ending April 21, a 597% increase, according to Nielsen SoundScan.