a 1974 song by the American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond. The song was written by Diamond, produced by Tom Catalano and was included on Diamond's album Serenade.
Released as a single in the fall of that year, "Longfellow Serenade" spent two weeks at # 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in November. The song also became Diamond's second # 1 hit on the Billboard Easy Listening chart, following his 1972 single, "Song Sung Blue".
Diamond described "Longfellow Serenade" in the liner notes to his 1996 compilation album .