Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits

Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits

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by Barbra Streisand
     
 

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At a time when Barbra Streisand's career was in decline, what turned out to be only her first greatest-hits album seemed to serve as both a summing up and a kiss-off of her 1960s recordings. Streisand was not primarily a singles artist; between 1964 and 1969, she enjoyed nine chart singles, of which only one, "People," made the Top Ten, with only one other, "Second… See more details below

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At a time when Barbra Streisand's career was in decline, what turned out to be only her first greatest-hits album seemed to serve as both a summing up and a kiss-off of her 1960s recordings. Streisand was not primarily a singles artist; between 1964 and 1969, she enjoyed nine chart singles, of which only one, "People," made the Top Ten, with only one other, "Second Hand Rose," reaching the Top 40. But in that time, she scored seven gold-selling, Top Ten albums. This hits collection contained seven of her chart singles, plus her non-charting early single "My Coloring Book," "Happy Days Are Here Again," which was one of the highlights of her debut album (heard here in the live version from A Happening in Central Park), and "Don't Rain on My Parade" from the Funny Girl soundtrack. For casual fans, that made for a good sampling of Streisand's most prominent '60s work, and if at the time it seemed likely that this was all the hits there would be, instead the '60s proved to be only the first chapter in Streisand's career.

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Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/1990
Label:
Sony
UPC:
0074640996825
catalogNumber:
9968

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbra Streisand   Primary Artist,Vocals
Michel Legrand   Conductor
Peter Matz   Conductor
Don Costa   Conductor

Technical Credits

Michel Legrand   Arranger
Peter Matz   Arranger,Composer
Ettore Stratta   Producer
Milton Ager   Composer
Michael Berniker   Producer
Don Costa   Arranger
Jack Gold   Producer
Frank Laico   Engineer
Robert Mersey   Producer
Jule Styne   Composer
Albert Willemetz   Composer
Jack Yellen   Composer
Victor Young   Composer
Sam M. Lewis   Composer
Stan Weiss   Engineer
Bob Merrill   Composer
Warren Vincent   Producer
Jacques Charles   Composer
Grant Clarke   Composer
James F. Hanley   Composer
Channing Pollack   Composer
Maurice Yvain   Composer
Ira Levin   Composer
Milton Schafer   Composer

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