duets
Released 2002

Even in the face of epochal success, it’s tempting to ponder what Barbra Streisand might have accomplished had she not spread herself across so many diverse entertainment media; so much ambition, so little time. This collection of 19 Streisand duets … Read more »

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essential
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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xmas
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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timelesslive
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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higherground
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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