Song of the Day #3,625: ‘Song Sung Blue’ – Neil Diamond

Two years after landing his first #1 song with ‘Cracklin’ Rosie,’ Neil Diamond did it again with ‘Song Sung Blue.’ This would be his last ever solo #1, though he did reach the top spot again with ‘You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,’ a duet with Barbra Streisand.

I know this song best through Frank Sinatra’s cover version, recorded for his 1980 album Trilogy. Sinatra was a staple in my childhood home; Neil Diamond not so much.

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