Rhino Has the Whole World Singing14 Feb, 2006 By: Thomas K. Arnold
Rhino Entertainment is getting the songs that make the whole world sing. The DVD supplier has cut a deal with Barry Manilow and Stiletto New Media to distribute Manilow's original performances on DVD.
The first title under the deal, Manilow: Music and Passion, will hit stores March 28. The DVD chronicles the 100th performance of Manilow's hit stage show at the Las Vegas Hilton and was filmed in high-definition by PBS. Manilow's repertoire ranges from his own hits such as “Mandy” and “I Write the Songs,” to pop classics like “Unchained Melody” and “Venus” from the singer's latest album, The Greatest Songs of the Fifties.
“Barry is an artist with a wealth of talent and his fan base will be thrilled with the products that Stiletto is developing,” said Sig Sigworth, vp of video for Rhino Entertainment.