Did Neil Diamond ever record daydream believer?
No, Neil Diamond never recorded Daydream Believer. You may be think of the other Monkees hit I'm a Believer, which Neil Diamond wrote.
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Would people like Neil Sedaka better than Neil Diamond if Neil Diamond never tours again and Neil Sedaka countuies touring?
It comes down to individual taste. These two artists come from two different genres of music: Johnny Cash is country, and Neil Diamond is pop. In terms of record sales, Neil Diamond has sold a lot more records worldwide and had a big selling country[ish] album called Tennessee Moon with co-writers being country stars on it.
The song "I'm a Believer" by The Monkees, or recently known to be done by Smashmouth, was not written by the monkees the writer was Neil Diamond. Neil's first song he wrote he sold tto the monkees and that was his first written song to go on the charts. Daniel Tuerffs "The Walking Musical Library" Yorba Linda, CA