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Diamond donating 'Caroline' sales after bombings

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  • Neil Diamond sang "Sweet Caroline" in the eighth inning of last Saturday's baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals in Boston. Sales for Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" are up by 597 percent a week after the tune has become a source of comfort following bombings in Boston last week.

    Neil Diamond sang "Sweet Caroline" in the eighth inning of last Saturday's baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals in Boston. Sales for Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" are up by 597 percent a week after the tune has become a source of comfort following bombings in Boston last week.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Neil Diamond is donating some of this week's sales from "Sweet Caroline" after the tune became a source of comfort following the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Sales from Diamond's song are up by 597 percent, Nielsen SoundScan said Wednesday. Diamond's representative said the singer will donate the recent sales to marathon bombing victims.

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