Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits Vol. 2

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Greatest Hits Vol. 2
Greatest hits album by Barbra Streisand
Released November 15, 1978
Recorded All Tracks recorded between 1970 – 1978
Genre Vocal
Label Columbia
Barbra Streisand chronology
Songbird
(1978)
Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits Vol. 2
(1979)
Wet
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Greatest Hits Vol. 2 is the second greatest hits album and fourth U.S. number-one album by Barbra Streisand. Released in 1978, it included Streisand's greatest hits from the previous eight years with one new track, "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," a duet with Neil Diamond which never appeared on a previous Streisand album.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born)"   Barbra Streisand, Paul Williams 3:04
2. "Prisoner (Love Theme from Eyes of Laura Mars)"   Karen Lawrence, John Desautels 3:57
3. "My Heart Belongs to Me"   Alan Gordon 3:21
4. "Songbird"   Dave Wolfert, Stephen Nelson 3:45
5. "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (Duet with Neil Diamond) Marilyn Bergman, Alan Bergman, Neil Diamond 3:26
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
6. "The Way We Were"   Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Marvin Hamlisch 3:30
7. "Sweet Inspiration"/"Where You Lead"   Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham / Carole King, Toni Stern 6:20
8. "All in Love Is Fair"   Stevie Wonder 3:52
9. "Superman"   Richie Snyder 2:47
10. "Stoney End"   Laura Nyro 2:58

Charts[edit]

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Australia (ARIA)[8] 2× Platinum 140,000^
Canada (Music Canada)[9] 3× Platinum 300,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[10] Platinum 300,000^
United States (RIAA)[11] 5× Platinum 5,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

Preceded by
52nd Street by Billy Joel
Billboard 200 number-one album
January 6–26, 1979 (3 weeks)
Succeeded by
52nd Street by Billy Joel
Preceded by
52nd Street by Billy Joel
New Zealand Chart number-one album
February 4 – March 3, 1979 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
Blondes Have More Fun by Rod Stewart
Preceded by
Spirits Having Flown by Bee Gees
UK number-one album
March 31 – April 27, 1979 (4 weeks)
Succeeded by
The Very Best of Leo Sayer by Leo Sayer