Columbia Records Releasing the Essential Barbra Streisand
Two Disc 40 Song Definitive Overview of Superstar's Career In Stores Tuesday, January 29th
Columbia Records is releasing The Essential Barbra Streisand, the definitive career-spanning overview of the artist's 40 years on the label. The Essential Barbra Streisand brings together for the first time all of Streisand's groundbreaking pop hits, classic recordings, and fan favorites on one breathtaking two disk, 40 song collection. Beginning with 1963's "A Sleepin' Bee" and culminating with a stunning new studio performance of "You'll Never Walk Alone" (the song she performed at the 2001 Emmy Awards ceremony), The Essential Barbra Streisand is an indispensable gallery of career highlight performances -- from one of the most successful and enduring artists in recorded music history. Featuring including two performances -- "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "Some Day My Prince Will Come" -- previously unavailable on CD, The Essential Barbra Streisand is in stores Tuesday, January 29th.
Having earned Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Golden Globe, Cable Ace and Peabody Awards (among numerous others), Barbra Streisand is truly a Renaissance woman with her extraordinary popularity now entering its fifth decade. She is the highest-selling female recording artist ever, the only artist to have had a #1 album in each of the past four decades. Consistently releasing #1 albums over a period of nearly 40 years, she has achieved the greatest longevity of success of any recording artist or group. With 45 gold albums, 29 platinum album and 13 multi-platinum albums to her credit, Barbra Streisand has set a series of unprecedented sales records. Her unbroken string of successes began when her debut album, The Barbra Streisand Album, became the nation's top-selling record by a female vocalist in 1963 and has continued unabated through the release of Christmas Memories, which was certified gold and platinum by the RIAA shortly after its release in late 2001.
A recent national poll by the Reuters News Agency named Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra as the favorite female and male singers of the century while the RIAA confirmed her status as the leading female recording artist of the 20th century.
The Essential Barbra Streisand (DISC #1) 1. A Sleepin' Bee Taken from The Barbra Streisand Album Released February, 1963 2. Cry Me A River Taken from The Barbra Streisand Album Released February, 1963 3. I Stayed Too Long At The Fair Taken from The Second Barbra Streisand Album Released August, 1963 4. Lover, Come Back To Me Taken from The Second Barbra Streisand Album Released August, 1963 5. People Taken from People Released September, 1964 6. My Man Taken from My Name Is Barbra Released May, 1965 7. Second Hand Rose Taken from My Name Is Barbra, Two ... Released October, 1965 8. He Touched Me Taken from My Name Is Barbra, Two ... Released October, 1965 9. Don't Rain On My Parade Taken from Funny Girl - Original Soundtrack Recording Released August, 1968 10. Happy Days Are Here Again Taken from A Happening In Central Park Released September, 1968 11. On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever) Taken from On A Clear Day You Can See Forever - Original Soundtrack Recording Released July, 1970 12. Stoney End Taken from Stoney End Released February, 1971 13. Since I Fell For You Taken from Barbra Joan Streisand Released August, 1971 14. What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life? Taken from The Way We Were Released, January, 1974 15. The Way We Were Taken from The Way We Were Released, January, 1974 16. All In Love Is Fair Taken from The Way We Were Released, January, 1974 17. Lazy Afternoon Taken from Lazy Afternoon Released October, 1975 18. Evergreen (Love Theme from "A Star Is Born") Taken from A Star Is Born - Original Soundtrack Released November, 1976 19. My Heart Belongs To Me Taken from Streisand Superman Released June, 1977 20. You Don't Bring Me Flowers (Duet with Neil Diamond) Taken from Greatest Hits Volume 2 Released November, 1978 21. The Main Event/Fight Taken from The Main Event - Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Released June, 1979 22. No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (Duet with Donna Summer) Taken from Wet Released October, 1979 (DISC #2) 1. Woman In Love Taken from Guilty Released September, 1980 2. Guilty (Duet with Barry Gibb) Taken from Guilty Released September, 1980 3. Comin' In And Out Of Your Life Taken from Memories Released November, 1981 4. Memory Taken from Memories Released November, 1981 5. Papa, Can You Hear Me? Taken from Yentl - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Released November, 1983 6. A Piece of Sky Taken from Yentl - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Released November, 1983 7. Putting It Together Taken from The Broadway Album Released November, 1985 8. Not While I'm Around Taken from The Broadway Album Released November, 1985 9. Send In The Clowns Taken from The Broadway Album Released November, 1985 10. Somewhere Taken from The Broadway Album Released November, 1985 11. All I Ask Of You Taken from Till I Loved You Released October, 1988 12. Children Will Listen Taken from Back To Broadway Released June, 1993 13. As If We Never Said Goodbye Taken from Back To Broadway Released June, 1993 14. I Finally Found Someone (Duet with Bryan Adams) Taken from The Mirror Has Two Faces - Music From The Motion Picture Released November, 1996 15. Tell Him (Duet with Celine Dion) Taken from Higher Ground Released November, 1997 16. I've Dreamed Of You Taken from A Love Like Ours Released, September, 1999 17. Someday My Prince Will Come Bonus Track - Previously Unreleased 18. You'll Never Walk Alone Bonus Track - Previously Unreleased http://www.barbrastreisand.com http://www.columbiarecords.com MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT - Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X63768836
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