New York City Rhythm: Barry Manilow Discusses Love, Longevity And New Music

New York City Rhythm: Barry Manilow Discusses Love, Longevity And New Music

Barry Manilow is my all-time favorite musician. He’s a Grammy, Tony and Emmy award-winning icon who has 50 Top 40 hits, including 12 #1 singles and more than 85 million albums sold worldwide. Simply put, he’s fantastic, and I’ve wanted to interview him for the past three years. Recently, that dream came true. Barry and I discussed his new album, This is My Town: Songs of New York, his nearly-40-year relationship with his husband Garry Kief and much more. I hope you enjoy reading this interview. And don’t forget to pick up Barry’s new album—it’s spectacular!

Your new album, This Is My Town: Songs of New York, is comprised of original material and cover songs—and it’s fantastic! What made you want to record this album at this point in your career?

I come from New York. I was born and raised in the slums of Brooklyn, New York. Once you’re a New Yorker, you’re always a New Yorker. Even though I’ve lived in California for more years than I’ve spent in New York, I still consider myself a New Yorker. I still talk fast, I walk fast—I think fast. Still, I feel like I may as well live …

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