Song of the Day #3,626: ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ – Neil Diamond

For my last song of Neil Diamond week, I’ll spare all of us and not share ‘You Don’t Bring Me Flowers,’ Diamond’s #1 duet with Barbra Streisand. Instead, here’s ‘Forever in Blue Jeans,’ a track from the same album.

An ode to simplicity, this 1979 track closed out a strong decade for Diamond and ushered in the 80s, where his music descended into schmaltz (‘Heartlight,’ anyone?).

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