Neil Diamond sang my underpants off. In truth, I didn’t wear any today in my “give-up’s” (track pants). It was a hard, slow, soft day on the homefront, grieivng the loss of my dog. gulp. My husband is taking great care of me and I turn this aft  to my blogs to take my mind off heavier things, even for a bit.

So thanks everyone for staying tuned in.

Back to Neil ~ I mean we all know he’s fab but this album was strung together brilliantly. I loved every song, had it cranked up & thought his barefoot hippie photo on the album cover art was just lovely. This album STONES has a sweet album cover with an envelope style cover. Even more importantly, it was clearly given to someone as a Christmas present. See sticker in photo. This album is delicious because he covers Joni Mitchell AND Leonard Cohen songs. PS. Suzanne happens to be one of my top 5 songs of all time. Only four songs on this album are actually his.

   wiki:

Stones is an album by Neil Diamond, recorded and released in 1971. It was one of the biggest hit recordings of his career.   Early copies of the LP album featured a picture label and a unique version of the cover with a button-string style closure on the back. The cover itself was styled as an envelope that opened from the top. This was later abandoned and replaced with a standard side-opening sleeve.

We digress from the actual album to bring you these great youtube clips as we have lots more Neil to come this year:

Here’s Neil & Brian wilson, more recently. 

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Fireygoddess is an Island Princess / mermaid ~ living on Vancouver Island in Beautiful British Columbia Canada. She loves cropping photos, her main squeeze / the scuba dude, throwing laundry down the stairs, upcycling, shiny things, sparkles, fluevog shoes and making art from found objects at the beach.

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