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Funny Girl is the soundtrack album to the 1968 musical film of the same name, performed by its star Barbra Streisand. Released on the vinyl album format in stereo in 1968, the soundtrack was subsequently released in quadraphonic sound vinyl, cassette, and compact disc. The titles "Second Hand Rose" and "Exit Music" are omitted from the commercially released soundtrack editions. The soundtrack is featured in "Billboard Greatest albums of all time".[2], National Public Radio's "The Greatest Albums Made By Women" [3]

Funny Girl
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Soundtrack album by
ReleasedAugust 1968
GenreClassic pop
Length46:55
LabelColumbia
ProducerJack Gold
Barbra Streisand chronology
A Christmas Album
(1967)
Funny Girl
(1968)
A Happening in Central Park
(1968)
Singles from Funny Girl
  1. "Funny Girl / I'd Rather Be Blue Over You (Than Happy With Somebody Else)"
    Released: July 1968
  2. "My Man / Don't Rain On My Parade"
    Released: November 1968
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Contents

Track listingEdit

All lyrics composed by Bob Merrill; all music by Jule Styne; except where indicated

  1. "Overture" – [4:00]
  2. "I'm the Greatest Star" – [4:06]
  3. "If a Girl Isn't Pretty" – [2:26]
  4. "Roller Skate Rag" – [2:01]
  5. "I'd Rather Be Blue Over You (Than Be Happy With Somebody Else)" – [2:38] – (Billy Rose, Fred Fisher)
  6. "His Love Makes Me Beautiful" – [5:39]
  7. "People" – [5:01]
  8. "You are Woman, I am Man" – [4:23]
  9. "Don't Rain on My Parade" – [2:45]
  10. "Sadie, Sadie" – [4:19]
  11. "The Swan" – [2:51]
  12. "Funny Girl" – [2:43]
  13. "My Man" – [2:12] – (Albert Willemetz, Jacques-Charles (Jacques Mardochée Charles), Channing Pollock, Maurice Yvain)
  14. "Finale" – [2:20]

ChartsEdit

Weekly chartsEdit

Year Chart Position
1968 US Billboard 200[4] 12
UK Album Chart[5] 11
Australian Album Chart[A] 4
Canadian Album Chart[6] 10

Year-end chartsEdit

Chart (1969) Position
US Cash Box[7] 10

CertificationsEdit

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Canada (Music Canada)[8] Gold 50,000^
United States (RIAA)[9] Platinum 1,000,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone

NotesEdit

A. ^ The Australian chart positions are from the Kent Music Report (KMR) / Australian Music Report (AMR) pre-1989 and from 1989 on from ARIA Charts.

  1. ^ Funny Girl (Original Soundtrack) – Review Allmusic. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
  2. ^ "Greatest of All Time Billboard 200 Albums". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  3. ^ "The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women". www.npr.org. National Public Radio. Retrieved 12 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Barbra Streisand Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2014.
  5. ^ "The Official Charts Company - Funny Girl by Original Soundtrack Search". The Official Charts Company. 6 February 2016.
  6. ^ "Top 50 Albums - Volume 10, No. 13". RPM Canada. November 25, 1968. Archived from the original on February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1969". Archived from the original on August 30, 2012.. Cash Box magazine.
  8. ^ "Canadian album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Funny Girl". Music Canada.
  9. ^ "American album certifications – Barbra Streisand – Funny Girl". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH.