Neil Diamond sings the "Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)," after the third inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Washington. It was Diamond's first live performance of the song, which was inspired by his visit to Boston in the days following the marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Neil Diamond sings the "Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)," after the third inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Washington. It was Diamond's first live performance of the song, which was inspired by his visit to Boston in the days following the marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)