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Neil Diamond, a master performer at work at Hollywood Bowl

Neil Diamond, a master performer at work at Hollywood Bowl

“How great it is,” said Neil Diamond, “to be back in my hometown, the Hollywood Bowl!” Well, sure: More than any city, really, the stage is the place that shaped this master performer, who at 74 seems more comfortable than he ever has before an audience. On Saturday night, Diamond brought his latest world tour to the Bowl for the second of two concerts, and right away you could tell he was in the zone. The first order of business? “I’m a Believer,” dispatched with enough casual authority to make you forget that the Monkees ever did the song. Then, just to show he could do a ballad so early in the show, Diamond belted “Love on the...

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