time traveling diamond

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On this day in music history: May 17, 1969 - “Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show”, the fourth studio album by Neil Diamond is released. Produced by Tom Catalano, Chips Moman, Tommy Cogbill and Neil Diamond, it is recorded at American Sound Studios in Memphis, TN from Late 1968 - Early 1969. Diamond records the album with the studios famed rhythm section led by musician and producer Chips Moman who is also working with Elvis Presley at the time. The albums big hit single “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)” (#4 Pop) is actually recorded after the album is completed and released. The singles great popularity leads Uni Records to add the song to subsequent pressings of the album, which is also re-titled “Sweet Caroline”, and reissued with different cover artwork. “Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show” peaks at number eighty two on the Billboard Top 200, and is certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

The Signs as R U Mine? lyrics by Arctic Monkeys
  • Aries: and the thrill of the chase moves in mysterious ways
  • Taurus: are you mine tomorrow? or just mine tonight?
  • Gemini: time traveling diamond cutter shaped heartaches
  • Cancer: misbehaving for days
  • Leo: satisfaction feels like a distant memory
  • Virgo: when she’s not right there beside me I go crazy
  • Libra: she’s a silver lining, low ranger riding
  • Scorpio: I go crazy ‘cause here isn't where I wanna be
  • Sagittarius: lost track of time and space
  • Capricorn: I just want to hear you say “you’ve got me, baby are you mine?”
  • Aquarius: I guess what I’m trying to say is I need the deep end
  • Pisces: that come to find you, 4 in some velvet morning