Neil Diamond has updated his classic song “Sweet Caroline” because he loves you.

The music legend posted a vid to the socials over the weekend, acknowledging that we’re going through a rough time right now.

“…but I love ya,” he said. “I think, maybe if we sing together, well, we’ll just feel a little bit better. Give it a try, OK?”

He kicks off strumming his acoustic guitar, singing his classic 1969 hit. But, as the song reached its famous chorus, he reveals his updated lyrics…

Instead of…


Hands, touching hands / Reaching out / Touching me, touching you

He sang…

“Hands, washing hands / Reaching out / Don’t touch me, I won’t touch you.”

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