Funny Girl [Original Soundtrack]

Funny Girl [Original Soundtrack]

by Barbra Streisand


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It doesn't get any better than this. Barbra Streisand won an Oscar for her film debut, Funny Girl, in which she re-created her superstar-making 1964 Broadway triumph as Ziegfeld Follies comedienne Fanny Brice, a role she was cosmically predestined to play. At the peak of her amazing vocal powers, Streisand, then 26, outdistances the stage version of Funny Girl with superior takes of signature tunes "I'm the Greatest Star" and "Don't Rain on My Parade." William Wyler's 1968 film wedges in Billy Rose's delightful "I'd Rather Be Blue Over You (Than Happy With Somebody Else)" and the famous Brice torch song, "My Man," both given superlative readings by the star. This album is a virtual one-woman show, and Streisand's bone-tingling performance of "People" remains one of the greatest moments in an extraordinary career.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/29/2002
Label: Sony
UPC: 0696998515123
catalogNumber: 85151
Rank: 5141

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Barbra Streisand   Primary Artist,Vocals
Walter Scharf   Conductor
Kay Medford   Vocals
Walter Pidgeon   Vocals
Anne Francis   Vocals
Omar Sharif   Vocals

Technical Credits

Jack Gold   Producer
Walter Scharf   Arranger,Musical Supervision
Jule Styne   Composer
Albert Willemetz   Composer
Stan Weiss   Engineer
Bob Merrill   Composer,Lyricist
Jacques Charles   Composer
Fred Fisher   Composer
Channing Pollack   Composer
Maurice Yvain   Composer
Billy Rose   Composer

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Funny Girl (Original Soundtrack Recording) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this soundtrack is great you can almost see the movie in your head even by just listening to it. even though it's mostly just barbra it's enjoyable all the way! My favorite songs on it are Don't Rain on My Parade,My Man, You Woman i man I'm the Greatest Star and I'd Rather be Blue. (it would be eaiser to ask me what i don't like!)It's really fun to listen to it you'll find yourself singing along I did!