Video: Barbra Gets Emotional Singing ‘Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)’ with Anthony Newley
July 13, 2016, 5:36pm
In 1965, Funny Girl, starring Barbra Streisand, was continuing its standing-room-only run at the Winter Garden Theatre. A few blocks away, at the Shubert Theatre, British actor, singer, and songwriter, Anthony Newley, was enjoying his second star turn on Broadway in The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd.
Preview Barbra Streisand & Anthony Newley performing “Who Can I Turn To”
In the 1970s, Barbra and Tony became good friends. When the possibility of recording a virtual duet with him was proposed, Barbra immediately chose his timeless ballad, “Who Can I Turn To.” The contrast of their two voices in harmony and counterpoint creates an intimate listening experience.
— From the album liner notes of ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway.