I need help with the correct syntax for MySQL 5

This code works fine on MySQL 4 but MySQL 5 is giving me an error.  Can someone point out what the problem is?  I know the syntax changed for MySQL 5.

Here is the error message:
1054 - Unknown column 'p.products_id' in 'on clause'

select count(distinct p.products_id) as total from products_description pd, products p left join manufacturers m on p.manufacturers_id = m.manufacturers_id, products_to_categories p2c left join specials s on p.products_id = s.products_id where (p.rentable = 'Y' or p.products_quantity > 0) and p.products_status = '1' and p.products_id = p2c.products_id and pd.products_id = p2c.products_id and pd.language_id = '1' and p2c.categories_id = '17361'

Thank you!
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
as from mySQL 5, you cannot mix join and non-join:
select count(distinct p.products_id) as total 
from products_description pd
join products p 
  on pd.products_id = p.products_id 
 and (p.rentable = 'Y' or p.products_quantity > 0) 
 and p.products_status = '1' 
left join manufacturers m 
  on p.manufacturers_id = m.manufacturers_id
join products_to_categories p2c 
  on p.products_id = p2c.products_id 
 and p2c.categories_id = '17361' 
left join specials s 
  on p.products_id = s.products_id 
where pd.language_id = '1' 

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