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Album: Barbra Joan Streisand

Barbra Joan Streisand is an album by Barbra Streisand, released in August, 1971 on Columbia Records. It includes "I Mean to Shine", the first recording of a song written by the Steely Dan duo of Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. The album also features production and backing work by members of the female band Fanny. The album reached #11 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The album peaked #25 in Canada. It peaked #99 in the 1971's Year-end chart of the Cash Box magazine. According to the liner notes of Barbra's retrospective box set: Just for the Record, the album also received a record certification in Belgium and in Sweden. Personnel: Barbra Streisand – vocals June Millington, Mike Deasy, John Uribe, Louie Shelton, Eric Weissberg – guitar Hugh McCracken, June Millington – acoustic guitar Larry Muhoberac, Nickey Barclay, Michel Rubini, Nick De Caro, Lincoln Mayorga – piano Donald Fagen, Billy Preston – Hammond organ Joe Osborn, Jean Millington, Larry Knechtel – bass guitar Alice DeBuhr, Jim Gordon, Hal Blaine, Jim Keltner – drums Richard Perry, Alice DeBuhr – percussion Bobby Keys, Jim Price – horns Gene Cipriano – clarinet, oboe Clydie King, Oma Drake, Venetta Fields, Fanny, Sherlie Matthews – background vocals Nick De Caro, Fanny, Dick Hazard, Ken Welch, Gene Page – arrangements Peter Matz – orchestration User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.