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The Manhattans: A Long Struggle To The Top

Dan Nooger, Cash Box, 22 November 1980

1980 HAS been quite a year for The Manhattans. The Columbia recording group had its first major crossover hit earlier this year with 'Shining Star', which was taken from the gold LP After Midnight, and which dominated the summer's airwaves. Coupled with television appearances and a gala homecoming concert at Radio City Music Hall in July, the Manhattans affirmed its stature as one of the most accomplished vocal groups of all time.

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