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I AM, I SAID: SELECTIONS FROM THE NEIL DIAMOND COLLECTION

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On View - Jan 01, 2010 - Jan 01, 2010

On June 27, 2009, The GRAMMY Museum unveils I Am, I Said: Selections from the Neil Diamond Collection. This one-of-a-kind exhibit features a selection of personal and iconic pieces from Diamond’s own archives.

“As a songwriter whose works are ingrained in our cultural memory, a performer whose dynamic shows are legendary, and a public figure whose generosity is significant and longstanding, Neil Diamond is a major and beloved American figure. We’re excited and honored for this opportunity to showcase, reveal, and celebrate his music and career with our visitors.”- Chief Curator Ken Luftig Viste

THE EXHIBIT FEATURES:

  • FOUR FULL STAGE COSTUMES, INCLUDING THOSE WORN ON THE COVERS OF THE ALBUMS HOT AUGUST NIGHT AND THE JAZZ SINGER
  • THE GUITAR UPON WHICH DIAMOND WROTE HIS EARLY HITS
  • ORIGINAL HANDWRITTEN LYRICS SPANNING DIAMOND’S CAREER FROM THE 1970S TO THE PRESENT
  • DIAMOND’S HIGH-SCHOOL LETTERMAN’S SWEATER FOR FENCING

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