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17/01/1976 Barry Manilow is at #1 on the US singles chart

"I Write the Songs" is a popular song written by Bruce Johnston in 1975 and made famous by Barry Manilow. Manilow's version reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1976 after spending two weeks atop the Billboard adult contemporary chart. It won a Grammy Award for Song of the Year and was nominated for Record of the Year in 1977.