Barry Manilow


You know the movement seems to soothe me
And the tempo makes me high
Its got to be the New York City rhythm in my life

Barry Manilow, 'New York City Rhythm'

Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter and producer. In 1978, five of his albums were on the best-seller charts simultaneously, a feat equalled only by Herb Alpert, The Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Mathis. He has recorded a string of Billboard hit singles and multi-platinum albums that have resulted in his being named Radio & Records’ No. 1 adult contemporary artist, and winning three straight American Music Awards for favorite pop/rock male artist. As well as producing and arranging albums for other artists, he has written songs for musicals, films, and commercials. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.