Barry Manilow assesses the songwriting career of Madonna from ‘Like A Virgin’ to ‘Ray of Light’ and beyond. Over thirty years Madonna has constantly and successfully changed direction, innovated and re-invented her sound, image and writing. Barry follows her development from the simple two chord structure of ‘Into the Groove’ to the sophisticated lyrical ideas behind ‘Papa Don’t Preach’. It’s a career of continuous experimentation with new musical ideas, new images and a constant quest for the best in rock and pop music.

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