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Barbra Streisand: A Legendary Singer with a Discography of 67 Albums

Barbra Streisand: A Legendary Singer with a Discography of 67 Albums

Barbra Streisand is one of the most successful and influential singers of all time. She has released 67 albums since her debut in 1963, spanning various genres and styles. She has also won numerous awards and accolades for her music, as well as for her acting, directing, and producing career. Here is a brief overview of her discography and some of her most notable albums.

The Barbra Streisand Album (1963)

This was Streisand's first studio album, and it established her as a rising star in the music industry. The album featured mostly standards and show tunes, showcasing her powerful and expressive voice. The album won three Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Female Vocal Performance[^1^].

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People (1964)

This was Streisand's fourth studio album, and it was a commercial and critical success. The album contained songs from Broadway musicals, as well as original compositions by Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. The title track, "People", became one of Streisand's signature songs and reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100[^1^].

Funny Girl (1964)

This was the original Broadway cast recording of the musical Funny Girl, in which Streisand starred as Fanny Brice. The musical was based on the life and career of the legendary comedienne and singer, and it featured songs such as "Don't Rain on My Parade", "I'm the Greatest Star", and "The Music That Makes Me Dance". The musical was a huge hit and earned Streisand a Tony Award nomination[^2^].

My Name Is Barbra (1965)

This was Streisand's first television special, which aired on CBS in April 1965. The special was a one-woman show, featuring Streisand singing various songs in different settings and costumes. The special was praised for its creativity and originality, and it won five Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Individual Achievements in Entertainment[^3^]. The soundtrack album was also released in 1965 and reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200[^1^].

Je M'appelle Barbra (1966)

This was Streisand's eighth studio album, and it was her first to feature songs sung entirely in French. The album was a tribute to her love for French culture and music, and it included songs by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Michel Legrand, and Charles Aznavour. The album was well received by critics and fans alike, and it peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard 200[^1^].

A Star Is Born (1976)

This was the soundtrack album for the film A Star Is Born, in which Streisand starred opposite Kris Kristofferson. The film was a remake of the 1937 classic, and it told the story of a rising singer who falls in love with a fading rock star. The soundtrack album featured songs written by Streisand, Paul Williams, Kenny Loggins, Rupert Holmes, and others. The album was a huge success, selling over six million copies in the US alone. It also won four Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female for "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)".

Guilty (1980)

This was Streisand's twenty-second studio album, and it was a collaboration with Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees. The album marked a departure from Streisand's previous style, as it incorporated elements of pop, disco, rock, and soul. The album was a smash hit, selling over 15 million copies worldwide. It also spawned four hit singles: "Guilty", "Woman in Love", "What Kind of Fool", and "Promises". The album won three Grammy Awards, including Best Pop Vocal Performance - Duo or Group for "Guilty" with Gibb.

The Broadway Album (1985)

This was Streisand's twenty-fourth studio album, and it was a return to her roots in musical 29c81ba772


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