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George Clooney Sings "Sweet Caroline" With Neil Diamond!

USMagazine, Monday, October 22, 2012, 5:00pm (PDT)

Clooney the crooner?

George Clooney showed off a side of himself fans probably aren't used to seeing during the Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills Saturday, when Neil Diamond convinced the Oscar winner to join him for a rendition of his 1969 hit, "Sweet Caroline."

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"I promised him that I wouldn't [ask him to sing], but I lied," Diamond, 71, joked to the crowd, adding that Clooney needed help overcoming his fear of singing. "I do believe there's a whole slew of parts for you in films."

"Musicals!" the Ides of March star, 51, exclaimed.

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"They're doing a remake of the Sound of Music," Diamond said. "You would look great in the lederhosen. I know you could do it."

Thanks to some red wine-induced liquid courage (Clooney downed his glass and then took a swig from the bottle on the table before his routine), the actor agreed to stand up and begin the duet with Diamond, contributing the all-important "Bah bah bah" and "So good, so good, so good" responses during the song's chorus.

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Clooney's hard work didn't go unrewarded following his performance. As the star sat back down at his table, his date, love Stacy Keibler, rewarded her man with a sweet kiss on the cheek.

Click to watch the video of his performance!

This article originally appeared on Usmagazine.com: George Clooney Sings "Sweet Caroline" With Neil Diamond!

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