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Barry Manilow On His Hits And Playing Them In Las Vegas

Barry Manilow
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Manilow performing in 2008. He is returning to the stage in Las Vegas this weekend.

Barry Manilow has had three number-one hits, 16 Top 10s, more than Fifty Top 40, adult-contemporary hits, and has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide over more than 40 years.

And while he’s not calling it quits, he won’t be touring again.

In February, Manilow, who is 71, began his “One Last Time” tour, so-named because he swears this is it for touring.

He’ll make one of his 27 tour stops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Manilow has written some of the most memorable and catchy songs in the pop culture canon. He also written a number of memorable jingles from “You Deserve a Break Today” for McDonald’s to “I’m Stuck on Band-Aids.” 

The legenadary entertainer has performed in Las Vegas 400 times over seven years. 

Barry Manilow, iconic entertainer

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