On Jan 24, 2004 at the 18th Annual Neil Diamond Birthday Party in Chicago the entertainment for the evening was a fabulous, full hour Tribute to Neil Diamond by Tom Sadge
Tribute To Neil Diamond by Tom Sadge
Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
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What a show! ... He started with America, and some of the others I remember are Beautiful Noise, I'm A Believer, Holly Holy, Sweet Caroline, Cracklin' Rosie, Cherry Cherry, Kentucky Woman....


Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond

Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond

Thank The Lord For The Nightime, Girl You'll Be A Woman Soon, Lady Oh, The Last Picasso, Longfellow Serenade, and there were no doubt more, it just went by so fast!


Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond

Nick McCullock, Neil Diamond Tribute Artist from the UK singing September Morn for the Diamondheads at the 2004 Chicago Neil Diamond Birthday Party Nick McCullock, Neil Diamond Tribute Artist from the UK singing September Morn for the Diamondheads at the 2004 Chicago Neil Diamond Birthday Party

Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond

A special treat for Diamondheads this year was party attendee Nick McCullock, Neil Diamond Tribute Artist from the UK.  (in the green shirt above)  Tom brought Nick onstage and he sang September Morn for us; and beautifully, we loved him!! More pictures of him here. Thank you Nick... and thank you Tom!


Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond


Audience interaction with the performer was encouraged and enjoyed, as you can see from these pictures!  Below on the left, Tom enjoys a hug onstage from long-time Diamondhead Toni Bock.


Tom Sadge and Toni Bock

Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond Tom Sadge Tribute to Neil Diamond
It was a fabulous show, and a wonderfully fun party!

Toni McLaughlin and Tom Sadge
I'd like to say
"Thank You Tom"
it was a real treat
for me to photograph you,
and I loved your show,
you are a class act.

And
"Thank You Neil"
for just everything!

I really hope you enjoyed
your birthday as much
as we did. :)



You are forever #1 in our hearts!

Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond

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All photos on this page were taken by and are © Toni McLaughlin
For PERMISSION to use these pictures Email Tom Sadge