Je m'appelle Barbra
|Je m'appelle Barbra|
|Studio album by Barbra Streisand|
|Recorded||Late 1965 – September 1966 in New York City, New York|
|Barbra Streisand chronology|
The album peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200, and was certified gold by the RIAA on April 24, 2002, almost 36 years after its original release. It was also Streisand's last album to make the Top 10 until 1971, when Stoney End reached #10.
- "Free Again" (Joss Baselli, Armand Canfora, Robert Colby, Michel Jourdan) – 3:43
- "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 2:50
- "What Now My Love" (Gilbert Bécaud, Pierre Delanoë, Carl Sigman) – 2:41
- "Ma Première Chanson" (Eddy Marnay, Barbra Streisand) – 2:19
- "Clopin Clopant" (Bruno Coquatrix, Pierre Dudan, Kermit Goell) – 3:10
- "Le Mur" (Charles Dumont, Michel Vaucaire)– 2:34
- "I Wish You Love" (Albert A. Beach, Léo Chauliac) – 3:01
- "Speak to Me of Love" (Jean Lenoir, Bruce Sievier) – 2:52
- "Love and Learn" (Norman Gimbel, Michel Legrand, Marnay) – 2:29
- "Once Upon a Summertime" (Eddie Barclay, Legrand, Marnay, Mercer) – 3:37
- "Martina" (Legrand, Hal Shaper) – 2:21
- "I've Been Here" (Dumont, Earl Shuman, Vaucaire) – 2:31
En Français EP
An EP was released in Europe in July 1966 called "Barbra Streisand En Français" with four French recordings:
- "Non c'est rien" ('Free Again' - French version)
- "Les Enfants Qui Pleurent" ('Martina' - French version)
- "Et la Mer"
- "Le mur" ('I've Been Here' - French version)
- Barbra Streisand – vocals
- Michel Legrand – arranger, conductor
- Ray Ellis – arranger, conductor (on "What Now My Love")
- Maurice Chevalier – liner notes
- Nat Shapiro – liner notes
- Richard Avedon – cover photographer
Je m'appelle Barbra contains Streisand's first songwriting credit, for "Ma Première Chanson".
This album marks the first time Streisand collaborated with Michel Legrand, who arranged and conducted most of the album.
The album cover was photographed by Richard Avedon.
- The Barbra Streisand Music Guide – Je m'appelle Barbra
- Barbra Archives - Je m'appelle Barbra page with vintage clippings, quotes from Legrand and Streisand about recording the album, plus album cover outtakes by Avedon.