Manilow Remakes History

OCEAN WAY HOSTS HIT SONGS
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From left: arranger Jorge Calandrelli, Barry Manilow, arranger Ray Ellis, co-producer David Benson, arranger Artie Butler and recording engineer Bruce Botnick

photo: David Goggin

Barry Manilow completed sessions at Ocean Way (L.A.) for his new album, The Greatest Songs of the Fifties (CD/DualDisc). The album includes remakes of many great tunes, including the Four Lads' “Moments to Remember” (1955), the Everly Brothers' “All I Have to Do Is Dream” (1958) and Bobby Darin's “Beyond the Sea” (1959). The album is now available (at press time, it had debuted at Number One) and features behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the record.