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Neil Diamond, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Says He Feels 'Very Lucky'

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Playlist: Neil Diamond

Hear these ten key tracks below:

1. "Cherry Cherry"
2. "Solitary Man"
3. "Cracklin' Rosie"
4. "Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon"
5. "Sweet Caroline"
6. "I Am, I Said"
7. "I'm A Believer"
8. "Forever In Blue Jeans"
9. "Love On The Rocks"
10. "America"

 1. "Cherry Cherry"

2. "Solitary Man"

3. "Cracklin' Rosie"

4. "Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon"

5. "Sweet Caroline"

6. "I Am, I Said"

7. "I'm A Believer"

8. "Forever In Blue Jeans"

9. "Love On The Rocks"

10. "America"

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Complete Coverage

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“Whoomp! (There It Is)”

Tag Team | 1993

Cecil Glenn — a.k.a., "D.C." — was a cook at Magic City, a nude dance club in Atlanta, when he first heard women shout "Whoomp — there it is!" Inspired by the party chant, he and partner Steve "Roll'n" Gibson wrote a song around it. Undaunted by label rejections, they borrowed $2,500 from Glenn's parents and pressed 800 singles, which quickly sold out in the Atlanta area. A record deal came soon after. Glenn said the song was meant for positive partying. "If you're going to say 'Whoomp there it is,' and you're doing something negative, we'd rather it not have come out of your mouth."

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