Barry Manilow books Jacksonville concert

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1943: Singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, best known for hit songs like "Mandy," "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana (At the Copa)," is born Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - "The undisputed No. 1 adult contemporary artist of all time" will perform in January at Jacksonville's Veterans Memorial Arena.

Known for more than 50 top 40 hits including "Mandy," "Can't Smile Without You" and "Copacabana," Manilow has sold more than 80 albums.

Manilow's career encompasses virtually every arena of entertainment, including performing, writing, composing, arranging, and producing. A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, Manilow has produced, arranged, and released more than 40 albums during the course of his career. He has also written and produced songs for Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Dionne Warwick, and many more. He has been honored with a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award, an Oscar nomination, and a top selling autobiography.

Manilow will perform many of his top 40 hits in concert Jan. 23.  Ticket prices range from $10 to $180.

Tickets will be available at the Arena box office or online at

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