Barbra Streisand records the album ‘Live Concert at the Forum’ during a fundraiser for George McGovern (1972)

Barbra Streisand’s ‘Live Concert at the Forum’ is her second live album recorded on April 15, 1972 during a fundraiser for George McGovern’s presidential campaign and released in October 1972 by Columbia.

Track Listing : 1.Sing / Make Your Own Kind Of Music (Joe Raposo, Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil) – 04:23 . 2.Starting Here, Starting Now (Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire) – 02:45 . 3.Don’T Rain On My Parade (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 02:40 . 4.Monologue – 03:12 . 5.On A Clear Day You Can See Forever (Alan Jay Lerner, Burton Lane) – 01:56 . 6.Sweet Inspiration / Where You Lead (Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham, Carole King, Toni Stern) – 06:19 . 7.Didn’T We (Jimmy Webb) – 03:12 . 8.My Man (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollack, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain) – 04:34 . 9.Stoney End (Laura Nyro) – 03:06 . 10.Sing / Happy Days Are Here Again (Joe Raposo, Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) – 05:30 . 11.People (Bob Merrill) – 03:28

Musicians : Barbra Streisand – Vocals . David Schire – Conductor . Eddie Kendricks – Vocals (Background) . The Kendrix Singers – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Richard Perry . Bill Schnee – Engineer

Package : Mort Goode – Liner Notes

Recorded On April 15, 1972 At The Forum In Los Angeles.

Released In October 1972 By Columbia.

(Source Barbra Streisand‘s ‘Live Concert at the Forum’ | Official Site)


But she also strived to combine her earlier work with her current songsand while you might have expected “People” to sit oddly with “Stoney End” on the same record side, in fact the two songs only demonstrated Streisand’s versatility. […]

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Steve Schapiro, who photographed her that evening, recalled that “at the first rehearsal, she had not sung for six weeks and the voice that came out was magnificent. It’s just an incredible talent she hasand she’s mastered it and driven it on.” […]


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