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Color Me Barbra is the seventh studio album by singer Barbra Streisand released on Columbia Records in 1966. It reached number 3 in the US albums chart and was certified Gold by the RIAA. It was also the title of Streisand's second CBS TV special on March 30, 1966[2] and the first in color when it was still a novelty for TV, hence the title.

Color Me Barbra
Color Me Barbra.jpg
Cover for compact disc release
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1966
GenrePop, vocal
Length34:12
LabelColumbia
ProducerRobert Mersey
Barbra Streisand chronology
My Name Is Barbra, Two...
(1965)
Color Me Barbra
(1966)
Je m'appelle Barbra
(1966)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

DVDEdit

SinglesEdit

  1. "Where Am I Going?" / "You Wanna Bet" 1966
  2. "Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long" / "The Minute Waltz" 1966
  3. "Non C'est Rien" / "Le Mur" 1966

AccoladesEdit

Color Me Barbra received Grammy Award nominations for Album of the Year and for Best Female Vocal Performance.

ChartsEdit

Chart Peak
position
Australian Albums (Kent Music Report)[3] 5
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[4] 33
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[5] 15
US Billboard 200[6] 3

CertificationsEdit

AlbumEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[7] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

VideoEdit

Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[8] Gold 50,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ AllMusic review
  2. ^ Edwards, Anne (1997). Streisand: A Biography. New York: Little, Brown & Company. p. 539. ISBN 0-316-21138-9.
  3. ^ David Kent (2005). Australian Chart Book 1940 - 1969. Australian Chart Book Pty Ltd, Turramurra, N.S.W. ISBN 0-646-44439-5.
  4. ^ "Officialcharts.de – Top 100 Longplay". GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  5. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Barbra Streisand – Color Me Barbra". Hung Medien. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  6. ^ "Barbra Streisand Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved March 19, 2016.
  7. ^ "American album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Color Me Barbra". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH. 
  8. ^ "American video certifications – Barbra Streisand – Color Me Barbra". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Video Longform, then click SEARCH. 

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