Skip to comments.Barry Manilow to drive out 'hooligans'
Posted on 06/08/2006 9:02:19 AM PDT by Atlantic Bridge
A council in the Australian city of Sydney is taking radical measures against car-revving youths - the calming tones of singer Barry Manilow.
Officials in Rockdale say that local youths have been hanging around in car parks, revving their engines and generally annoying residents.
So the council has decided to strike back.
From July, Barry Manilow's greatest hits will be piped into one car park in a bid to drive the youths away.
(Excerpt) Read more at news.bbc.co.uk ...
The council hopes Mr Manilow's music will prove unbearable
...She sits there so refined
And drinks herself half blind
She lost her youth and she lost her Tony
Now she's lost...her...mind...
at the Copa, Copacabana
the hottest spot north of Havana...
Met Barry in England once, nice guy...........
awww, geez... that will just make 'em madder.
I was enjoying some Bar in my home yesterday, and it's true: there wasn't a single hooligan around.
Now that we've taken care of the hooligans, what will we do about the rootless cosmopolitans?
I liked Barry, back in the 70's, "Mandy" was my favorite. I also liked Aerosmith, The Who and Wings....Go figure.
Barry has made some good songs, not entirely my cup of tea all the time, but he's had some hits. His music certainly has it's place.
They should just play BS singing her greatest hits.
Gay Thread Ping!
Play some military marches or oompah music? BUT... ...this would be too much since in this case I wouldn't be able to enter this park either. ;-)
Jeez, Barry looks like Ralph Macchio on that cover!
LOL - yeah he does kinda.
Besides - Instead of playing Barry Manilow I would have kicked into the a** of these youngsters. Anyway - other countries other attitudes.
LOL. I had just gotten my haircut. I'm glad you noticed. :O)
some people living near the park are less than enthralled.
They say the barrage of Copacabana, Could It Be Magic and Que Sera Sera, blasting from 9 p.m. to midnight every Friday, Saturday and Sunday is driving them crazy.
"I don't know how I will cope," said Moya Dunn, describing how the songs have invaded her house. "I just can't sleep when it's on, and to think there's going to be another six months of this."
In a move reminiscent of U.S. efforts to drive former Panama strongman Manuel Noriega from the Vatican Embassy where he took refuge in 1989...
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