Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow

 

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Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana (At the Copa)".

He recorded and released 47 Top 40 singles, including 12 that hit number one and 27 of which appeared within the top ten, and has released many multi-platinum albums. Although not a favorite artist of music critics,[2] Manilow has been praised by entertainers including Frank Sinatra, who was quoted in the 1970s as saying, "He's next."[3] In 1988, Bob Dylan stopped Manilow at a party, hugged him and said, "Don't stop what you're doing, man. We're all inspired by you."[4]

As well as producing and arranging albums for other artists, including Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick, Manilow has written and performed songs for musicals, films, and commercials for corporations such as McDonald's, Pepsi-Cola, and Band-Aid, from the 1960s. He has been nominated for a Grammy Award (winning once) as a producer, arranger and performer a total of fifteen times (and in every decade) from 1973 to 2015.[5] He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists.[6]

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Highlights10

This Is My Town: Songs of New York
 
This Is My Town: Songs of New York is a studio album by American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, released on April 21, 2017 by Decca Records and Stiletto Entertainment.
NYC Medley
Song
NYC Medley is a song by musical artist Barry Manilow, released on April 7, 2017.
The Andrews Sisters
 
Could It Be Magic
 
"Could It Be Magic" is a song with lyrics written by Adrienne Anderson and music composed by Barry Manilow, based on chord and melodical progressions of Frédéric Chopin's Prelude in C Minor, Opus 28, Number 20.

Photos - Barry Manilow417

Popular Albums63

Album Appearances & References50

Popular Songs34

Popular Live Albums4

Song Appearances & References30

Musical Group References3

Soundtrack Film Appearances1

Musical Groups1

Films1

Minor Film Appearances & References8

TV Shows30

Musicals1

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers60

Other Music-Related Relationships18

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships4

Awards & Nominations9

Events3

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Videos43

Spotify - Albums & Singles164

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Appears On44

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts6

News Articles12

Barry Manilow bringing smiles to Hard Rock Live
  –  February 20, 2018
Barry Manilow wasn’t one of the cool kids when he arrived at Eastern ... In a conversation early last week, in advance of a Wednesday, Feb. 21, concert at Hard Rock Live, the pop-music icon mused on the transformative potential of arts education and ...
MUSIC REVIEW: Barry Manilow gets crowd singing in Van Wezel debut
  –  February 17, 2018
Barry Manilow probably could have performed for three hours or more and not touched on all the hits he recorded or the songs that die-hard fans were longing to hear during his Sarasota debut Friday night at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. As it was ...
February 1 Vallejo A&E Source: All Barry Manilow at Silo’s show
  –  February 1, 2018
“What I most respect is that he defied the odds despite the negativity toward his music or his style and became an international superstar, which to me is admirable.” Martin and his band deliver “The Songs of Barry Manilow” Sunday night at Silo’s ...
This week in music: 1975 Barry Manilow
  –  January 15, 2018
Let's turn back the clock and head back to the mid-1970's. This morning the music from this week in 1975. Forty-three years ago, Billboard Magazine had these songs at the top of the Hot 100 Chart. At number five was Elton John with a remake of the Beatles ...
Music Association brings Happy Man to Ottumwa
  –  April 3, 2018
Past OCMA concerts have featured The New Christy Minstrels and Beijing Guitar Duo. A Barry Manilow tribute is scheduled for May. “We have an arrangement with the Allied Concert Services in Minnesota, said Connie Denny, assistant campaign chairperson for ...
Ron Onesti: Kenny G … Legendary performer and iconic prankster
  –  March 30, 2018
Being a kid of the early Seventies, I was exposed to that great classic rock of the time, from Led Zeppelin to Lynyrd Skynyrd, and classic pop of Elton John to Barry Manilow. My older cousins and their friends were still in the "Hippie" phase from the 1969 ...
Five things to do: Arlington photographer hosts exhibit
  –  March 29, 2018
He takes his audience on a musical journey through time singing the songs of many well-known entertainers: songs of Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Paul Anka, Barry Manilow, Cole Porter, Harry Belafonte, Willy Nelson, Kenny Rogers ...
Point of Grace “Beautiful Name: Hymns & Worship Songs” Album Review
  –  March 29, 2018
Rod Stewart, Gloria Estefan and Barry Manilow are all culpable of such ventures. In Christian music, the alternative is for an artist who has passed her prime to cut a record of hymns. Don Moen, Twila Paris and even Sandi Patty have all taken this well ...
Barry Manilow bringing smiles to Hard Rock Live
  –  February 20, 2018
Barry Manilow wasn’t one of the cool kids when he arrived at Eastern District High School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in the late 1950s. But he went from outsider to insider once he sat down at the keyboard. “When they learned I could play the piano ...
Barry Manilow brings his hits to Van Wezel gala concert
  –  February 10, 2018
Though he became one of the top-selling recording stars of all time, Barry Manilow never gave a thought to a singing career when he was growing up in Brooklyn and started working as an arranger, orchestrator and accompanist for Bette Midler. It was a fluke ...
February 1 Vallejo A&E Source: All Barry Manilow at Silo’s show
  –  February 1, 2018
Say what you want about Barry Manilow, the man wrote the songs that did more than make the young girls cry. There were the hits — 47 in the Top 10 and 12 that reached No. 1 — and the commercial jingles from “Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm is There ...
Win Barry Manilow Gold Circle Concert Seats official rules
  –  January 16, 2018
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. SUBJECT TO APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions ...

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