Redirected from Mandy (Barry Manilow song)). Brandy", later called "Mandy", is a song written by Scott English and Richard Kerr. It was originally recorded by English in 1971 and reached the top 20 of the UK Singles Chart. Brandy" was covered by Bunny Walters in New Zealand in 1972, but achieved greater success when covered in 1974 by Barry Manilow in the US, with the title changed from "Brandy" to "Mandy" to avoid confusion with Looking Glass's "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl)".
Sheldon David English (January 10, 1937 – November 16, 2018), known as Scott English, was an American songwriter, arranger and record producer. He is best known as the co-writer of "Brandy" which he wrote with Richard Kerr. This song became a No. 1 hit for Barry Manilow in 1974, with the title changed to "Mandy". English had also released a single of "Brandy" which reached No. 12 in the UK Singles Chart in November 1971, and entered the US chart in March 1972.
10 Orphaned references in Brandy (Scott English and Richard Kerr song). Was it written by English or not. First paragraph makes no sense unless one already knows the history of the song. Lyrics definitely written by English, with music by Richard Kerr. ChrisMalme (talk) 14:39, 17 February 2009 (UTC). The article is not about Westlife, the article is about the song, and the Westlife recording is part of the song's history. If their version was, say, an album track or a B-side that would be one thing, but the song was released as a single and hit number one in the UK, which makes their recording very notable.
Scott English, songwriter and producer who worked on many iconic tunes throughout history, died on Tuesday (Nov. 20) at age 81. He is best known for penning "Brandy," which later became known as Barry Manilow's 1974 hit "Mandy. He also co-wrote a plethora of other smashes, including "Hi Ho Silver Lining" and "Bend Me Shape M. He has cuts on Thin Lizzy, Bobby Darin, Black Lace, Slade, Donny Osmond, Dionne Warwick, Lynsey De Paul, Jeff Beck, Carole King, Amen Corner, Alan Parsons and Mama Cass. Brandy’, which went on to be popularised as ‘Mandy’, is a timeless pop classic, while his prodigious output included songs for artists ranging from Dionne Warwick to Thin Lizzy. He’ll be truly missed and our thoughts are with his family.
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Scott English (Sheldon David English, Brooklyn, New York, . January 10, 1937 – November 16, 2018) was an American songwriter, doo-wop singer and record producer. He is best known as the co-writer of "Brandy" with Richard Kerr. 1 hit for Barry Manilow in 1974, under the revised title of "Mandy".
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