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Singer, songwriter, musician and arranger BARRY MANILOW.

He made the pop charts over and over again during the 1970s and early 80s with his love ballads like “Mandy,” “Looks Like We Made It,” “I Write the Songs,” and “Copacabana (At the Copa).” Before becoming a singer he was Bette Midler’s accompanist and arranger. He’s currently on tour and has a new album of material “Here at the Mayflower” (his first pop album since the 1980s).

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