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Barry Manilow

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Barry Manilow (1974)

Interview by Tom Graves, Rock's Backpages audio, 1974

Interviewed by Kini Kedigh and Tom Graves just as he's starting to hit big, Manilow talks about his background in music, backing Bette Midler at the Continental Baths, and gives his opinions on just about everything under the sun.

File format: mp3; file size: 45.1mb, interview length: 49' 16" sound quality: *

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The Gold Lamé Dream of Bette Midler

Profile and Interview by Ed McCormack, Rolling Stone, 15 February 1973

"Puh-leez, Honey" ...

Bette Midler, Barry Manilow: Palace Theater, New York NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 4 December 1973

Miss M. Divine: Bette Midler Begins Month at the Palace ...

Barry Manilow

Profile and Interview by Arthur Levy, Zoo World, 20 December 1973

BARRY MANILOW sits at the piano flanked by Sharon, Robin, and Charlotte, affectionately known as the Harlettes onstage, and it looks like a scene out ...

Barry Manilow: From a Jingle to a Scream

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 8 February 1975

Chris Charlesworth in New York meets Barry Manilow, who made Number One in the States with 'Mandy' — and looks set for a hit in ...

Barry Manilow: Troubadour, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, 5 April 1975

Barry becomes a star ...

Barry Manilow: Trying To Get the Feeling

Interview by Bob Spitz, Crawdaddy!, September 1977

IT'S ELEVEN-below-zero on the Avenue, pitch black and hailing glassy bullets the size of golf balls. Empty buses on the suicide run choke back jetstreams ...

Barry Manilow: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, The Times, 12 January 1982

The pink panther ...

Barry Manilow: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Live Review by Max Bell, The Times, 29 August 1983

IN ONE OF the season's most outrageous pieces of theatre Barry Manilow, the boy from Brooklyn, played his weekend concert before forty thousand people at ...

There's Nose Business Like... Barry Manilnose. The Fairy Prince Holds Court at Blenheim Palace.

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, 10 September 1983


Barry Manilow: Opium of the Missus

Essay by Barney Hoskyns, Marxism Today, April 1984

IF BARRY Manilow’s career is on the wane, you’d never have guessed it from last summer’s grandiose Concert At Blenheim Palace, when 40,000-odd pilgrims, preponderantly ...

Conan The Pipe Cleaner: Barry Manilow with Anthea From Cheshire: NEC, Birmingham

Live Review by Terry Staunton, New Musical Express, 25 January 1986

A STRANGE BLEND of a thousand perfumes wafts its way across the aisles, but further back by the souvenir stalls there is a much stronger ...

Barry Manilow: Swing Street (Arista LP/Cassette/CD); Tony Bennett: Bennett/Berlin (CBS LP and cassette)

Review by Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 5 March 1988

ARISTA'S SWING Street hails the return of Bazza the jazzer. The man who once put more bums on the grass at Blenheim than Churchill had ...

A Barry Manilow for The '90s

Interview by Wayne Robins, Newsday, 16 April 1989

He's been up, he's been down, now he's trying to get the feeling again. A humbled but hopeful Barry Manilow opens on Broadway. ...

Barry Manilow: Palladium, London

Live Review by David Toop, The Times, 1 February 1990

Falling for the master of charm ...

Barry Glitter — Barry Manilow: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 24 January 1998

Could it be magic? When Mr Manilow sings, grannies swoon, moan, even storm the stage. Caroline Sullivan knows just how they feel ...


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