CD Review: Barry Manilow – Even Now

In Music by Rebecca Wright Comments

As my reviews of Barry Manilow’s newly remastered albums continue, I’ve spent the last few days listening to Even Now, Barry’s fifth studio album. Originally released in February of 1978, it soon became impossible to escape the semi-disco beat of …

CD Review: Barry Manilow – Live: Legacy Edition

In Music by Rebecca Wright Comments

Arista has beautifully restored Barry Manilow’s 1977 album Live from the original 1976 concert recordings. The concert was recorded at the Uris Theatre in New York City in December 1976. Released as a two-LP album in May of 1977, Live …

DVD Review: Neil Young: Heart of Gold

In DVD's by Rebecca Wright Comments

Neil Young: Heart of Gold is almost as perfect as any concert film can be. With recent films such as The Truth About Charlie (based on Charade) and a remake of The Manchurian Candidate, Heart of Gold director Jonathan Demme …

DVD Review: Frasier: The Complete Eighth Season

In DVD's by Rebecca Wright Comments

The character of Frasier Crane was a fixture on television for 20 years. Actor Kelsey Grammer first played the role on Cheers in 1984. When Cheers ended its run in 1993, Grammer continued the role on Frasier, which premiered later …

CD Review: Barry Manilow – Manilow II

In Music by Rebecca Wright Comments

Barry Manilow’s second album, 1974’s Manilow II has been re-released undoubtedly to capitalize on the success of his recent number one album, The Greatest Songs of the Fifties and his triumphant show Manilow: Music & Passion at the Las Vegas …