WATCH: Neil Diamond’s “Coronavirus” Version of “Sweet Caroline” a Viral Hit

Neil Diamond’s “coronavirus” version of “Sweet Carolina” took social media by storm, quickly racking up over 114k likes and 2 million views.

The 79 year old music legend changed up some lyrics to make the song match these unique unsettling “lockdown” and “social distancing times.”


On Twitter user replied “Thank you. We needed something to counter the ‘Imagine’ abomination.” referring to THIS video.

The lyrics:

Neil Diamond:

Where it began, I can’t begin to knowing
But then I know it’s growing strong
Was in the spring
And spring became the summer
Who’d have believed you’d come along
Hands, washing hands
Reaching, don’t touch me, I won’t touch you.

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