Chart Position: 1

  • #35 bestseller for 1975
  • Written by Scott English and Richard Kerr
  • Keyboards: Barry Manilow
  • Produced by Ron Dante
  • Recorded in New York City NY
  • Originally recorded as ‘Brandy’ (1972) by Scott English
  • Manilow renamed the song to avoid confusion with Looking Glass’ ‘Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl)’ (1972)
  • Manilow recorded both his vocal part and piano part in only one take
  • Also recorded by Andy Williams (1975), Bunny Walters (1972, as ‘Brandy’), Johnny Mathis (1975), Claude Francois. Richard Clayderman (1994), Me First and Gimme Gimmes (1997), Helmut Lotti (2003), Westlife (2003), Bradley Joseph (2005), Box Car Racer (2002) and Donny Osmond (2007)




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