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Neil Diamond is retiring from touring

Neil Diamond is retiring from touring Neil Diamond is retiring from touring
Hannah Rogers | 24 January, 2018, 10:48

Diamond, 76, said he still plans on being an active writer and contributor to music, but added his touring days are over.

Diamond also apologized to fans who purchased tickets to the New Zealand and Australia shows. The rocker launched his 50th Anniversary Tour last April and performed on 55 dates and locations across North American and Europe, wrapping in London on October 19.

Neil Diamond According to The Parkinson's Foundation: There is no cure, but treatment options are available.

A legendary musician making a very personal announcement overnight saying he's retiring from touring as he battles Parkinson's Disease.

The onset of the disease is said to have made it hard for Diamond to travel and perform "on a large-scale basis".

He intends to create music and continue working on other projects for "a long time to come".

The Recording Academy will honor Diamond with its prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award during the GRAMMY Awards on January 28, airing on CBS at 7:30 p.m. ET. I sing. You hear.

"My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world".

Neil Diamond has thanked Aussie and NZ fans after discovering many of them are donating their ticket refunds to Parkinson's research.

"This ride has been "so good, so good, so good" thanks to you", he said. This would have been the third leg of the 50th Anniversary tour with Diamond selling out shows in the USA and Europe throughout 2017.

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