Today's piece of Lost Jewelry from the Vaults at Oldiez 93 for Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 comes from Barry Manilow!
On June 10th, 1978, "Even Now" entered Billboard's Top 40 and shot to #19, spending a mere four weeks in the chart, but it did go all the way to #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart, spending three weeks at the top of that chart.
Barry Manilow, born Barry Allen Pincuson June 17th, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York, is a pop singer/songwriter/pianist who studied at New York's Julliard School of Music. He was the music director for the WCBS-TV series "Callback" and also worked at New York's Continental Baths bathhouse/nightclub as Bette Midler's accompanist in 1972. He later produced her first two albums.
Barry Manilow placed twenty five songs in the Top 40 between 1974 and 1984, including three #1s and five Gold Records.