Released 2002

Barbra Streisand’s bravado made her one of the 1960s’ overnight sensations. This 40-cut compendium traces her recording career from early tracks that frequently relay her subtlety to often impressive accommodations with soft rock and still later vibrato-fests that find her … Read more »

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Released 2001

What’s a nice Jewish girl from Brooklyn cum internationally renowned pop diva doing releasing a(nother) Christmas album? Well, maintaining a long-lived American tradition, for one thing. But then, this companion piece to Barbra Streisand’s 1967 A Christmas Album has a … Read more »

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Released 2000

Barbra Streisand’s Timeless: Live from the MGM Grand is not merely a career retrospective–it’s a life retrospective, and a show rather than a concert. The opening scene is 1955, with a young singer (ably played by Lauren Frost) finding her … Read more »

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Released 1997

She’s been eclipsed by a generation of newfangled power divas, but Babs still has it–superior repertoire in the Tin Pan Alley tradition, deep-pile production from the likes of Foster, Mardin and Afanasieff, and those zillion dollar pipes. Cuddlesome James Brolin … Read more »

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