Neil Diamond – “Both Sides Now” Live
As Every Fairy Tale Comes Real!
“Both Sides, Now” was written by Joni Mitchell and originally recorded by Judy Collins for her album, “Wildflowers.” Along with “Big Yellow Taxi,” this was one of Mitchell’s most popular songs and it also became a signature song for Collins.
- Peaked at number 8 in the U.S. Pop Singles Charts
- Won the 1969 Grammy Award for Best Folk Performance
- Ranked number 3 on the Billboard’s Easy Listening survey
Neil Diamond recorded his cover version for his fifth album, “Touching You, Touching Me.” It received gold certification and was rated four out of five stars by Allmusic. It contained other hits from Neil such as “Holly Holy.”
In this live performance from the “Music Scene” in 1969, Neil wowed the audience with his soulful rendition. His records may be great but nothing beats seeing him sing his songs live. It’s just magical!