Barry Levine


Barry Levine is a page designer and copy editor for The Albany Herald. Levine is responsible for editing copy, writing headlines and captions and designing pages as assigned.

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BARRY LEVINE: The end of Beatlemania

If Feb. 3, 1959, is the most memorable date in rock history, then challenging for the runner-up spot is April 10, 1970, when Paul McCartney of the Beatles announced that he was leaving the most successful group in rock ‘n’ roll history.

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BARRY LEVINE: Rock stars play switch-a-roo

Besides being a highly successful singer, songwriter and record producer, Bob Gaudio and his pal Frankie Valli formed the Four Seasons Partnership, which gave them ownership of all of the group’s materials. The partnership helped Gaudio amass a net worth of a reported $15 million.

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BARRY LEVINE: Rockers play musical chairs

Here are some of the rockers who played musical chairs primarily during the 1950s.

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BARRY LEVINE: Rock songs used in advertising promos

Remember when we were growing up and our parents emphatically said to us, “Why are you listening to THAT music?

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BARRY LEVINE: The Price is right for iconic rock singer

Funny thing about the early, early days of rock ‘n’ roll. Some of the biggest hits had highly unusual histories.

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Songs hit right notes for Oscar win

The Old Rocker takes a look back at Oscar-winning songs.

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BARRY LEVINE: Sinatra a classic for all time

Who was the greatest entertainer of the past 100 years?

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BARRY LEVINE: Beatles introspective doesn’t disappoint

“The Beatles: The Night That Changed America,” celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four’s first live appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

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BARRY LEVINE: Love songs put romance in the air

With Valentine’s Day a scant two days away, here’s the alphabetical list of our favorite vocal love songs since 1965.

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BARRY LEVINE: Songs send loving words to valentines

THE OLD ROCKER: Songs send loving words to valentines

Valentine’s Day is a time when love songs leap to the forefront.

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