Barbra Streisand’s Top Songs that Define a Generation

With a voice that has graced generations and a talent that transcends time, her top songs have become more than just melodies; they are the soundtrack to our lives. In this journey through her musical legacy, we’ll explore the magic that is uniquely Streisand.

Biggest Top 40 Hits

Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star Is Born) 1977 (#1 for 3 Weeks)

Evergreen is a timeless love ballad sung by the incomparable Barbra Streisand. Released in 1977 as the theme song for the film A Star Is Born, it quickly soared to number one on the charts. Streisand’s emotive vocals and the song’s touching lyrics make it a classic that continues to tug at the heartstrings of listeners.

The Way We Were 1974 (#1 for 3 Weeks)

The Way We Were is a nostalgic and beautifully melancholic tune that captures the essence of bittersweet memories. Released in 1974, this chart-topping hit showcases Streisand’s remarkable vocal range and storytelling abilities. The song’s poignant lyrics and haunting melody have made it an enduring favorite for decades.

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (with Neil Diamond) 1979 (#1 for 2 Weeks)

A powerful duet between Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond, You Don’t Bring Me Flowers is a heartfelt exploration of fading love and longing. Released in 1979, it topped the charts and left a lasting impression with its emotive vocal interplay and evocative lyrics, making it a standout in Streisand’s repertoire.

No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) (with Donna Summer) 1979  (#1 for 2 Weeks)

No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) is a high-energy disco collaboration between Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer, released in 1979. The song’s dynamic vocals and infectious beat made it a chart-topping sensation. Their powerhouse performance and the song’s empowering lyrics have solidified its status as a disco classic.

The Main Event/Fight 1979 (#3)

The Main Event/Fight is a spirited anthem released in 1979. With its upbeat tempo and Streisand’s signature vocals, it became a hit, reaching number three on the charts. The song’s catchy melody and empowering lyrics perfectly encapsulate the spirit of determination and resilience, making it a memorable addition to Streisand’s catalog.

Timeless Songs Beyond the Charts

From chart-toppers to hidden gems, Barbra Streisand’s catalog is a treasure trove of musical excellence. Let’s explore some of their other classic tunes.

1964

  • People
  • Funny Girl

1966

  • Where Am I Going
  • Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long
  • Free Again

1970

  • Stoney End

1972

  • Sweet Inspiration / Where You Lead (Medley)
  • Sing a Song / Make Your Own Kind of Music (Medley)
  • Didn’t We

1976

  • Love Theme from “A Star Is Born” (Evergreen)

1978

  • Songbird
  • Love Theme from “Eyes of Laura Mars” (Prisoner)

1981

  • What Kind of Fool
  • Promises
  • Comin’ In and Out of Your Life

1984

  • Left in the Dark
  • Make No Mistake, He’s Mine

1988

  • Till I Loved You

1965

  • Why Did I Choose You
  • My Man
  • He Touched Me
  • Second Hand Rose

1967

  • Stout-Hearted Men

1971

  • Time and Love
  • Flim Flam Man
  • Where You Lead
  • Mother

1974

  • All in Love Is Fair

1977

  • My Heart Belongs to Me

1980

  • Kiss Me in the Rain
  • Woman in Love
  • Guilty

1982

  • Memory

1983

  • The Way He Makes Me Feel

1985

  • Emotion
  • Somewhere

1996

  • I Finally Found Someone