My precious friend, Barry Manilow, suggested this song, “For Me and My Gal”. We both loved the original version, sung by Kelly and Judy Garland, from the film of the same name. Peter Hume did a wonderful orchestration. “Singing with Barry is always a treat as he is a consummate musician,” Manchester continues. “We’ve known each other for so long. We were there at the beginning of each other’s long, enduring careers and we are still devoted friends.” Read the full interview on BILLBOARD here.

Melissa Manchester and Barry Manilow
For Me and My Gal
(G. W. Meyer/E. Leslie/E. R. Goetz) – Gene Kelly
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