My Name Is Barbra

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My Name Is Barbra
Studio album by Barbra Streisand
Released May 1965
Genre Pop, vocal
Label Columbia
Producer Robert Mersey
Barbra Streisand chronology
My Name Is Barbra
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My Name Is Barbra is the first of two studio album tie-ins to Barbra Streisand's Emmy Award-winning CBS debut My Name Is Barbra television special, which aired on April 28, 1965, directed and choreographed by Joe Layton. Barbra's brother shot the front cover photograph when she was 5.

The album was certified gold and peaked at #2 on the US charts.

A digitally restored / remastered CD was released.

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Track listing[edit]

  1. "My Name Is Barbra" (Leonard Bernstein) – 0:53
  2. a. "A Kid Again" (Johnny Melfi, Roger Perry) – 1:27
    b. "I'm Five" (Milton Schafer) – 0:38
  3. "Jenny Rebecca" (Carol Hall) – 3:03
  4. "My Pa" (Michael Leonard, Herbert Martin) – 2:30
  5. "Sweet Zoo" (Jeffrey D. Harris) – 1:36
  6. "Where Is The Wonder" (Michael Barr, Dion McGregor) – 2:18
  7. "I Can See It" (Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt) – 3:06
  8. "Someone to Watch Over Me" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:43
  9. "I've Got No Strings" (Leigh Harline, Ned Washington) – 2:49
  10. "If You Were the Only Boy in the World" (Nat Ayer, Clifford Grey) – 3:28
  11. "Why Did I Choose You?" (M. Leonard, Martin) – CD: 3:46/Vinyl: 2:49
  12. "My Man" (Jacques Charles, Channing Pollock, Albert Willemetz, Maurice Yvain) – 2:57

Song information[edit]

  • "Why Did I Choose You?" - On the CD, the long version (3:46) appears, but on the vinyl LP the short version (2:46) appears.


Streisand won a Best Vocal Performance, Female Grammy award for the album, her third in this category and fourth overall.


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