I Write The Songs — Barry Manilow

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Despite the title, Barry Manilow did not, in fact, write his 1976 Billboard Number One record, “I Write The Songs”.

He wasn’t even the first person to record it.

Originally written by Bruce Johnston of the Beach Boys, “I Write The Songs” was first recorded by Captain & Tennille (better known for hits like “Love Will Keep Us Together”). David Cassidy also had a UK Top 20 hit with…

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No Words, No Song

No Words, No Song

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Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.