Barbra Streisand’s ‘Barbra Joan Streisand’

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Barbra Joan Streisand’ is an album released in August 1971 by Columbia.

Track Listing : 1.Beautiful (Carole King) – 02:15 . 2.Love (John Lennon) – 03:06 . 3.Where You Lead (Carole King, Toni Stern) – 02:58 . 4.I Never Meant To Hurt You (Laura Nyro) – 03:51 . 5.Medley: One Less Bell To Answer/A House Is Not A Home (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) – 06:33 . 6.Space Captain (Matthew Moore) – 03:22 . 7.Since I Fell For You (Buddy Johnson) – 03:27 . 8.Mother (John Lennon) – 04:40 . 9.The Summer Knows (Michel Legrand, Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman) – 03:43 . 10.I Mean To Shine (Donald Fagen, Walter Becker) – 02:55 . 11.You’Ve Got A Friend (Carole King) – 04:54

Musicians : Barbra Streisand – Vocals . Donald Fagen – Organ . Dick Hazard – Conductor . Gene Page – Conductor . Jean Page – Conductor . Nick Decaro – Piano . Fanny – Vocals (Background) . Larry Knechtel – Bass . Joe Osborn – Bass . John Osborne – Bass . Jean Millington – Bass, Guitar . Gene Cipriano – Clarinet, Oboe . Jim Gordon – Drums . Jim Keltner – Drums . Hal Blaine – Drums . Alice De Buhr – Drums, Percussion . Eric Weissberg – Guitar . Billy Preston – Organ . Louie Shelton – Guitar . John Uribe – Guitar . Hugh Mccracken – Guitar . June Millington – Guitar . Mike Deasy Sr. – Guitar . Bobby Keys – Horn . Jim Price – Horn . Richard Perry – Organ, Percussion, Piano, Pipe Organ, Tambourine . Nickey Barclay – Piano . Lincoln Mayorga – Piano . Larry Muhoberac – Piano . Michel Rubini – Piano . Oma Drake – Vocals (Background) . Venetta Fields – Vocals (Background) . Clydie King – Vocals (Background) . Sherlie Mathews – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Richard Perry . Ken Welch . Sy Mitchell – Engineer

Arrangements : Ken Welch

Recorded June 1971.

Released In August 1971 By Columbia.

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allmusic
Streisand was not able to make the final transition into the pop/rock realm for the simple reason that she wasn’t a writer, but she had spent a career making other people’s songs her ownand she was as effective doing that here as she had been on very different material in the ’60s. […]

Barbra Archives
Drummer Jim Keltner reminisced about working with Barbra when he said, “Back then, she was this major, major force, you know? Unbelievable voice. And that was in the days when the artist would record live with you. It was a tremendous thing, to hear a voice like that in your headphones.” […]

Entertainment Weekly
Okay, it wasn’t a great idea for big-voiced Barbra to take on John Lennon’s fetal-position moaner, ”Mother,” but the album that houses this howler, self-titled Barbra Joan Streisand, remains the best of her early-’70s, catch-up-with-the- counterculture records […]

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