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Barry Manilow postpones 2 shows due to sprained vocal cords

Barry Manilow is touring in support of his new album 'This is My Town: Songs of New York.'.
Barry Manilow is touring in support of his new album 'This is My Town: Songs of New York.'. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File

Barry Manilow has postponed two concerts in Los Angeles and Chicago on doctor’s orders because of sprained vocal cords.

The 73-year-old singer was to perform Sunday night at the Forum in Inglewood, California, and at Allstate Arena outside Chicago on Wednesday.

A message posted Saturday night on his Facebook page said Manilow was ordered to rest, and he is “very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.”

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The Chicago show has been rescheduled for July 29 and the Los Angeles show for Aug. 4.

Manilow is touring in support of his new album This is My Town: Songs of New York. He last performed Friday in Durant, Oklahoma.

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