ButterFly (Barbra Streisand album)

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ButterFly
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Studio album by Barbra Streisand
Released October 1974
Genre Pop
Length 35:40
Label Columbia
Producer Jon Peters
Barbra Streisand chronology
The Way We Were
(1974)
ButterFly
(1974)
Lazy Afternoon
(1975)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone unfavorable[2]
Billboard favorable[3]

ButterFly is a studio album by Barbra Streisand, recorded and released in 1974. The credited producer is Streisand's then-boyfriend Jon Peters, with arrangements by Tom Scott. The album contains contemporary material from a diverse selection of writers, as well as interpretations of standards. In a 1992 interview with Larry King, Streisand cited ButterFly as the least favorite of her albums.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Love in the Afternoon" (Ben Geminaro, Evie Sands, Richard Wiseman) – 4:07
  2. "Guava Jelly" (Bob Marley) – 3:17
  3. "Grandma's Hands" (Bill Withers) – 3:27
  4. "I Won't Last a Day Without You" (Paul Williams, Roger Nichols) – 4:19
  5. "Jubilation" (Paul Anka, Johnny Harris) – 3:55
  6. "Simple Man" (Graham Nash) – 3:03
  7. "Life on Mars?" (David Bowie) – 3:11
  8. "Since I Don't Have You" (Joseph Rock, James Beaumont, Lenny Martin) – 2:52
  9. "Crying Time" (Buck Owens) – 2:52
  10. "Let The Good Times Roll" (Shirley Goodman, Leonard Lee) – 4:54

Singles[edit]

  • "Guava Jelly" / "Love in the Afternoon" (1974)
  • "Jubilation" / "Let the Good Times Roll" (1975)

Personnel[edit]

  • John Bahler – vocal arrangement, horn arrangements
  • Ben Benay – guitar
  • Max Bennett – bass
  • Larry Carlton – guitar
  • Hank Cicalo – engineer, remixing
  • Gary Coleman – percussion
  • Carl Furuta – photography
  • John Guerin – drums
  • Lee Holdridge – arranger
  • King Errisson – conga
  • Michael Lietz – engineer
  • Clarence McDonald – keyboards
  • Jon Peters – producer, art direction, design
  • Steve Schapiro – photography
  • Tom Scott – flute, arranger, tenor saxophone, woodwind, soloist
  • Bill Shirley – paintings
  • Barbra Streisand – vocals (background)

Charts and certifications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ William Ruhlmann. "Barbra Joan Streisand (Allmusic Review)". allmusic.com. Retrieved November 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ Ben Gerson (January 2, 1975). "Rolling Stone Review-ButterFly". www.rollingstone.com. Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved November 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ Billboard Magazine Review-ButterFly. books.google.com. November 9, 1974. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Barbra Streisand on Larry King Part 4". 1992. Retrieved August 8, 2010. 
  5. ^ David Kent (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970 - 1992. Australian Chart Book, St Ives, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-11917-6. 
  6. ^ Top Albums/CDs - Volume 22, No. 25 February 15, 1975 at the Wayback Machine (archived March 9, 2016). Collectionscanada.gc.ca.
  7. ^ "Barbra Streisand – Chart history" Billboard 200 for Barbra Streisand. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  8. ^ "American album certifications – Barbra Streisand – ButterFly". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH