Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Neil Diamond Says "Sweet Caroline" Written in Memphis

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2007 at 4:00 AM

Well, now we know the secret. (And we know you've been worried about this.)

Neil Diamond has finally revealed that the inspiration for his 1969 chart-topping song "Sweet Caroline" was, in fact, a very young Caroline Kennedy. But what really raised our eyebrows when we read about this was the revelation that he wrote the song in an hour "while staying in a hotel in Memphis."

He doesn’t say when, or where, but it's nice to know that Memphis has played a role in yet another hit song. For more, go here.

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