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Barry Manilow: The Greatest Hits and Then SomeIt's Murphy Brown's worst nightmare: 90 minutes of Barry Manilow crooning his inimitable ear candy for an adoring British audience. Except for a couple of...Barry Manilow: The Greatest Hits and Then SomeIt's Murphy Brown's worst nightmare: 90 minutes of Barry Manilow crooning his inimitable ear candy for an adoring British audience. Except for a couple of...1994-05-20

It’s Murphy Brown’s worst nightmare: 90 minutes of Barry Manilow crooning his inimitable ear candy for an adoring British audience. Except for a couple of razzle-dazzle numbers (”Avenue C,” ”Copacabana”) and the inevitable singalong on ”Can’t Smile Without You,” his Greatest Hits and Then Some is one long close-up of Manilow’s blow-dried helmet and glistening eyes. For Manilowians, it’s exquisite; for everyone else, excruciating. C-