The Essential Barry Manilow

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The Essential Barry Manilow
Greatest hits album by Barry Manilow
Released April 26, 2005
Genre Pop
Easy listening
Label Arista
Producer Barry Manilow, Ron Dante, Jim Steinman, Howie Rice, Eddie Arkin, Emilio and The Jerks (Emilio Estefan, Jr., Joe Glado & Lawrence Dermer), Tony Moran, Jack White, Paul Staveley O'Duffy, Artie Butler, Jerry Hey, Bob Gaudio & Phil Ramone[1]
Barry Manilow chronology
Scores
(2004)
The Essential Barry Manilow
(2005)
The Greatest Songs of the Fifties
(2006)
Limited Edition 3.0 Cover
Limited Edition 3.0 Cover
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

The Essential Barry Manilow was a compilation album released by singer and songwriter Barry Manilow in 2005. The album consisted of two CDs, with a total of 34 tracks as part of The Essential series by Sony BMG. In 2010, a limited edition three CD version was released with 8 additional songs.[3]

Track listing[4][edit]

Disc 1[edit]

  1. "Mandy" [3:21]
  2. "It's A Miracle" (45 version) [3:44]
  3. "Could It Be Magic (45 version)" [4:18]
  4. "I Write The Songs" [3:55]
  5. "Bandstand Boogie" [2:50]
  6. "Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again" [3:49]
  7. "Beautiful Music" [4:36]
  8. "This One's For You" [3:29]
  9. "Weekend In New England" [3:45]
  10. "Jump Shout Boogie (live)" [2:55]
  11. "Looks Like We Made It" [3:33]
  12. "Daybreak" (Live) [3:42]
  13. "New York City Rhythm" (Live) [3:51]
  14. "Can't Smile Without You" [3:12]
  15. "Even Now" [3:30]
  16. "Copacabana (At The Copa)" [5:44]
  17. "Ready To Take A Chance Again (mono mixdown)" (theme from "Foul Play") [3:02]

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Somewhere In The Night" [3:28]
  2. "Ships" [4:00]
  3. "When I Wanted You" [3:35]
  4. "I Don't Want To Walk Without You" [3:57]
  5. "One Voice" [3:03]
  6. "I Made It Through the Rain" [4:24]
  7. "Lonely Together" [4:19]
  8. "The Old Songs" [4:39]
  9. "Somewhere Down the Road" [4:00]
  10. "Memory" [4:56]
  11. "Some Kind Of Friend" [4:03]
  12. "Read 'Em And Weep" [5:25]
  13. "When October Goes" [4:00]
  14. "I'm Your Man" (Club Mix) [6:11]
  15. "Brooklyn Blues" [5:09]
  16. "Hey Mambo" [2:52]
  17. "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight" [3:53]

Disc 3 [Limited Edition 3.0][edit]

  1. "Let's Hang On" [3:11]
  2. "You're Looking Hot Tonight" [3:56]
  3. "Keep Each Other Warm" [4:36]
  4. "All The Time" [3:17]
  5. "Let Freedom Ring" [4:06]
  6. "Sweet Heaven (I'm In Love Again)" [4:13]
  7. "I Am Your Child" [2:17]
  8. "Every Single Day" [2:57]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CD packaging
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ CD packaging
  4. ^ CD packaging