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The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time 

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Barbra Streisand is considered one of the greatest female vocalists of all time. List of the best Barbra Streisand albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Barbra Streisand discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Barbra Streisand albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Barbra Streisand singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums.

Over her more than 60 years in showbiz, Streisand has pretty much done it all: Broadway musicals, film, TV, etc., but she remains best known for her beautiful and versatile voice. In 1963, she released her studio debut, The Barbra Streisand Album, perhaps best known for its cover of the classic song "Happy Days Are Here Again." 

If you think the greatest Barbra Streisand album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Barbra Streisand album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know the best Barbra Streisand album of all time, or the top Barbra Streisand albums, this list will answer your questions. Examples include Guilty, Guilty Pleasures, and Songbird. This list of popular Barbra Streisand CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion. 

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Guilty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (1980); Tracks: Life Story, Promises & Run Wild

Producer: Albhy Galuten, Barry Gibb

Length (mins): 00:41:49

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Pop music

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The Broadway Album is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1985); Tracks: Somewhere, I Have Dreamed / We Kiss in a Shadow / Something Wonderful & Can't Help Lovin' That Man

Length (mins): 00:48:02

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Vocal music, Show tune

3
The Way We Were is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1974); Tracks: What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?, Summer Me & Winter Me

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Soft rock

4
Stoney End is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1971); Tracks: Hands Off the Man (Flim Flam Man), Just a Little Lovin' (Early in the Mornin') & No Easy Way Down

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

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The Barbra Streisand Alb... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1963); Tracks: A Taste of Honey, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf & A Sleepin' Bee

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Traditional pop music, Vocal music

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Barbra Joan Streisand is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1971); Tracks: I Never Meant to Hurt You, Mother & One Less Bell to Answer / A House Is Not a Home

Producer: Richard Perry

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Soft rock

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People is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1964); Tracks: Absent Minded Me, People & Will He Like Me

Length (mins): 00:33:36

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

8
Streisand Superman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1977); Tracks: My Heart Belongs to Me, Don't Believe What You Read & Baby Me Baby

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Soft rock

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The Second Barbra Streis... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1963); Tracks: I Don't Care Much, When the Sun Comes Out & Right as the Rain

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

10
Funny Girl Soundtrack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
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Wet is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1979); Tracks: Come Rain or Come Shine, Splish Splash & After the Rain

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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Lazy Afternoon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1975); Tracks: Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over) & Lazy Afternoon

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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The Third Album is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1964); Tracks: It Had to Be You, Never Will I Marry & As Time Goes By

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

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Simply Streisand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1967); Tracks: I'll Know, The Nearness of You & Stout-Hearted Men

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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My Name Is Barbra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1965); Tracks: A Kid Again / I'm Five, Why Did I Choose You & My Name Is Barbara

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

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Songbird is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1978); Tracks: Stay Away, One More Night & Honey Can I Put on Your Clothes

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

17
A Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1967); Tracks: My Favorite Things, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas & The Best Gift

Length (mins): 00:34:19

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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ButterFly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1974); Tracks: Jubilation, I Won't Last a Day Without You & Let the Good Times Roll

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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Emotion is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1984); Tracks: Left in the Dark, Make No Mistake & He's Mine

Length (mins): 00:46:23

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

20
Back to Broadway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1993); Tracks: I Have a Love / One Hand, One Heart & Everybody Says Don't

Length (mins): 00:50:15

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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Color Me Barbra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1966); Tracks: The Minute Waltz, Gotta Move & Where Am I Going?

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music

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Release Me is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
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Je m'appelle Barbra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1966); Tracks: Free Again, Clopin Clopant & Run Wild

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music

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Love Is the Answer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (2009); Tracks: Gentle Rain (quartet version), Here's to Life (quartet version) & Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Jazz

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My Name Is Barbra, Two… ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Barbra Streisand Albums of All Time
By Barbra Streisand (1965); Tracks: Medley: Second Hand Rose / Give Me the Simple Life / I Got Plenty of Nothin' / Brother Can You Spare a Dime? / Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out / Second Hand Rose / The Best Things in Life Are Free, How Much of the Dream Comes True & He Touched Me

Length (mins): 00:37:08

Label: Columbia

Genres (Music): Pop music, Vocal music