Manilow Moments

Seven Years Ago Today My Journey To A New Life Began Thanks To The Music Of Barry Manilow!!

In the early morning hours of April 15, 2007, driving on a dark and lonely Pennsylvania Turnpike the music of Barry Manilow began a transformation of my life that has exceeded what even my vivid imagination could not have begun to imagine or dare to dream! More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

The Book

It Could Be Magic! To Benefit Heart & Soul Charitable Fund of New York, via Charitybuzz

“What began as a thought, turned to a dream and then became a reality!” When I completed my book, ‘It Could Be Magic! How the music of Barry Manilow changed my life and the journey ever since” those words came to mind. More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

The Book

It Could Be Magic! How The Music of Barry Manilow Changed My Life and the Journey Ever Since

During the next couple of months I’ll be sharing stories about how the journey continues. With all the ups, downs and craziness… I’m grateful to be having the time of my life! More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

Manilow Moments

Loving Christmas Music!

The second Santa makes his entrance at the Thanksgiving Day Parade, Christmas music fills my ears. Most people have a favorite, I have a few. Each song conjures sweet (and bittersweet) memories of days gone by. Many offer solemn reminders of why there is Christmas, the true meaning that doesn’t include marathon shopping trips. And there are those that give forever romantics like me hope that one day I’ll bask before holiday lights, warmed by a roaring fire, with the love of my life at my side! More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

Manilow Moments

The Infinite Power Of Music

I know first hand the powerful ability music has the mind; so much so that I wrote a book about how the music of Barry Manilow changed my life - shameless self-promotion It Could Be Magic! - Yet in the busyness of life, we lose sight of what’s impacting our psyche, until by design or need we’re struck with a reminder and suddenly the music is all we hear. Happened to me just like that yesterday! More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

Manilow Moments

Happy Birthday, Barry Manilow!

Seventy years ago today the world was blessed by the birth of a very special person, Barry Manilow… Yes folks you read correctly; the ever young, ever energetic, timeless musician and performer turned ‘70’ today! More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

1 Comment

Manilow Moments

I Am Your Child!

The poignant lyrics of Barry Manilow and Marty Panzers touching “I Am Your Child” clearly states the tremendous responsibility we have in teaching our children by example. More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

The Book

Clarifying misconceptions about “It Could Be Magic…” It isn’t a book about being a fan or a biography about Barry Manilow!

I’ve recently been asked questions and received comments about the book all of which has made clear there is some misunderstanding about its purpose. Because of that I’ve decided to clarify publicly as well. More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

Manilow Moments

‘A Conversation With Barry Manilow’ shared through the eyes and ears of Janet Fauret!

Future song writers and several fans, were afforded a rare and intimate treat on April 14th, when Barry Manilow headlined at ‘A Conversation With Barry Manilow’ to benefit the New York Theater Barn. More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun

The Book

Stories From The Journey That Didn’t Make The Books Final Cut

If I had included every story and anecdote that occurred over the past six years to the book, it would have ended up being longer than “War and Peace”:) And many of the tid-bits really are just fun and not pertinent to the main gist I was getting at. More ›

Posted by Helen Holdun