Oct 232016
 

from JUST FOR THE RECORD
Written by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus & Tim Rice

The Broadway Album is one of the milestones of Barbra Streisand’s illustrious career. Released in November 1985, this stunning collection of classic show tunes reached #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 and went on to sell over four million copies in the US and about eight million worldwide.
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Jul 272014
 

from BACK TO BROADWAY
written by Frank Loesser

The summer of 1993 witnessed the release of “Back To Broadway,” Barbra Streisand’s 50thalbum for Columbia Records. As the title suggests, “Back To Broadway” was the superstar’s sequel to her 1985 multi-platinum milestone “The Broadway Album.” David Foster, who collected a Grammy for his stratospheric production of “Somewhere” on “The Broadway Album,” returned to the control room for “Back To Broadway.”

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Jun 232013
 

from LAZY AFTERNOON

written by Stevie Wonder

Released in autumn of 1975, “Lazy Afternoon” marks the first appearance of David Foster on a Barbra Streisand album. The young, Canadian keyboard player was enlisted with other hot session men like Larry Carlton, Chuck Findley, Jay Graydon and Lee Ritenour. They played on this record produced by renowned singer/songwriter Rupert Holmes.

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Sep 052010
 

from WET

written by Bobby Darin & Murray Kaufman

Released in 1979, “Wet” was another platinum seller on Barbra Streisand’s long string of hit albums. “Wet” reached #7 on Billboard’s chart fueled by the massive success of the superstar’s #1 duet with Donna Summer entitled “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough).” That hit single was arranged by newcomer Greg Mathieson who also arranged a couple other tracks on the album.
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Sep 272009
 

From TELL HIM (single)

Written by David Foster, Walter Afanasieff & Linda Thompson

“Tell Him” was the first collaboration between superstars Barbra Streisand and Céliné Dion. Dion always mentioned Streisand as her most significant singing influence and Streisand often praised Dion’s amazing voice. Continue reading »

Aug 102008
 

From A LOVE LIKE OURS
Written by Richard Marx

In 1999, Barbra Streisand released a new album entitled “A Love Like Ours.” The focus of this new project was Streisand’s new marriage with actor James Brolin. “A Love Like Ours” is a collection of classic and new songs where the megastar beautifully sings about the happiness she has found with her new love. Accompanying Streisand on this record was the usual A-List of music-makers, songwriters and musicians. Continue reading »

Mar 112007
 

From DUETS
Written by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin

Released in 1993, “Duets” was Frank Sinatra’s last huge comeback album. With this record, “The Voice” reached #2 on the charts and sold more than three millions copies. “Duets” included collaborations with many mega-stars including Aretha Franklin, Bono, Tony Bennett and Liza Minnelli. Continue reading »