LISTEN: Neil Diamond Changed His Lyrics in 'Sweet Caroline' to Be More COVID-19 Appropriate

March 23, 2020
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Kevork Djansezian


Neil Diamond took to social media Sunday night to give his followers some hope during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

He said, "Maybe if we sing together we will feel a little bit better." Diamond then started an acoustic version of his famous hit 'Sweet Caroline,' BUT with some updated lyrics...

Stay safe out there!

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The new tune goes like this, "Hands...washing hands. Reaching out...don't tocuh me and I won't touch you!" 

The video has more than 100,000 likes and has been retweeted more than 40,000 times.