Barry Manilow: 40th Anniversary of Debut Album Release

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Singer Barry Manilow, best known for songs like "Mandy" and "Copacabana (At the Copa)," released his debut album, "Barry Manilow," on July 7, 1973.

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album's release, click through the next couple of slides to see how much you know about the singer and if you are true "Fanilow."

PHOTO: Photo of Barry Manilow  circa 1965.
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First Job

Name two fast-food restaurants that hired Manilow in his early days to work on their advertising jingles.

PHOTO: Photo of Barry Manilow  circa 1965.
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Answer

Name two fast-food restaurants that hired Manilow in his early days to work on their advertising jingles.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald's

SOURCE: The Biography Channel

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PHOTO: Photo of Barry Manilow  circa 1970.
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Manilow's Career

Which singer hired Manilow as a pianist, arranger and musical director in the early 1970s and helped launch his career?

PHOTO: Photo of Barry Manilow  circa 1970.
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Answer

Which singer hired Manilow as a pianist, arranger and musical director in the early 1970s and helped launch his career?

Bette Midler

SOURCE: The Biography Channel

PHOTO: Barry Manilow during "Barry Manilow in Concert," 1976 in New York City.
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Second No. 1 Hit

What was Manilow's second No. 1 hit in 1976?

PHOTO: Barry Manilow during "Barry Manilow in Concert," 1976 in New York City.
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Answer

What was Manilow's second No. 1 hit in 1976?

"I Write the Songs"

SOURCE: The Biography Channel

PHOTO: Barry Manilow performs onstage.
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Grammy Award

For what TV show did Manilow win a Grammy Award in 1977 (aired on ABC)?

PHOTO: Barry Manilow performs onstage.
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Answer

For what TV show did Manilow win a Grammy Award in 1977 (aired on ABC)?

"The Barry Manilow Special"

SOURCE: The Biography Channel

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Copacabana

What was the name of the character Manilow played in the 1980s television series "Copacabana"?

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Answer

What was the name of the character Manilow played in the 1980s television series "Copacabana"?

Tony Starr

SOURCE: The Biography Channel

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