Neil Diamond Is Retiring From Touring Following Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Neil Diamond announced that he’ll no longer be touring following his Parkinson’s diagnosis. He’s canceled the tour that was scheduled to launch in March.

By WKBW on January 23, 2018
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Neil Diamond announced that he will no longer be touring after his Parkinson’s diagnosis.

As a result, he has canceled the third leg of his 50th anniversary tour, by his doctor’s recommendation. Those who already bought tickets will be refunded, reports Billboard.

Diamond wrote on his website:

“I plan to remain active in writing, recording and other projects for a long time to come. My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world. You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement. This ride has been ‘so good, so good, so good’ thanks to you.”

Furthermore, he is receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammy Awards on Jan. 28.

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