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A Happening In Central Park is the first live album by Barbra Streisand. It was recorded at a live concert in Central Park in New York in June 1967 in front of an audience of 135,000 people.[1]

A Happening in Central Park
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Live album by
ReleasedSeptember, 1968
RecordedJune 1967
VenueCentral Park, New York City
Length37:15 (DVD 53:28)
ProducerJack Gold
Barbra Streisand chronology
Funny Girl (soundtrack)
A Happening in Central Park
What About Today?
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]


Commercial performanceEdit

The album peaked at number 30 in the US and has been certified gold for sales of 500,000 copies.[2]

Track listingEdit

Side one
1."I Can See It"2:58
2."Love Is Like a New Born Child"Chris Brown2:55
3."Folk Monologue/Value"Jeffrey D. Harris4:45
4."Cry Me a River"Arthur Hamilton3:05
Side two
1."He Touched Me"3:07
2."Marty the Martian"/"The Sound of Music"/"Mississippi Mud"/"Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (medley)2:40
3."Natural Sounds"Lan O'Kun3:08
4."Second Hand Rose"3:01
5."Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Silent Night)"3:34
6."Happy Days Are Here Again"3:19


  • ^a signifies arranged by


  1. "Introduction"
  2. "The Nearness Of You"
  3. "Down With Love"
  4. "Love Is Like A New Born Child"
  5. "Cry Me A River"
  6. "Folk Monologue/Value"
  7. "Can See It"
  8. "The Sound Of Music"
  9. "Mississippi Mud"
  10. "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"
  11. "Love Is Bore"
  12. "He Touched Me"
  13. "English Folk Song"
  14. "I'm All Smiles"
  15. "Marty The Martian"
  16. "Natural Sounds"
  17. "Second Hand Rose"
  18. "People"
  19. "Silent Night (Sleep In Heavenly Peace)"
  20. "Happy Days Are Here Again"


  1. ^ a b William Ruhlmann. "A Happening in Central Park (Allmusic Review)". Retrieved December 2, 2013.
  2. ^ "RIAA-Barbra Streisand (Certification)". Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. Retrieved November 8, 2012.