Brass Banding Goes Pop: EM60’s 2020 Advent Calendar: 3. Sweet Caroline

Good times never seemed so good

  • Piece: Sweet Caroline;
  • Composer: Neil Diamond;
  • Arranger: D. Beal.

No karaoke session is complete without Neil Diamond’s Sweet Caroline. His muse was John F. Kennedy’s daughter, who was eleven years old at the time. Peaking at Number Four in the US Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1969, it reached the UK singles charts two years later. In 1971, it peaked at Number Eight.

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