Simply Streisand Album

Artist(s): Barbra Streisand

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My Funny Valentine

length: 2:24
lyricist: Lorenz Hart
composer: Richard Rodgers

Be hold the way our fine feathered friend
His virtue doth parade
Thou knowest not my dim witted friend
The picture thou hast made
Thy vacant brow and thy tousled hair
Conceal thy good intent
Thou noble upright, truthful, sincere
And slightly dopey gent

You're my funny valentine
Sweet comic valentine
You make me smile with my heart
Your looks are laughable
Yet you're my favorite work of art
Is your figure less than greek
Is your mouth a little weak
When you open it to speak
Are you smart?
But don't change a hair for me
Not if you care for me
Stay little valentine stay
Each day is valentine's day!

The Nearness of You

length: 3:29
lyricist: Ned Washington
composer: Hoagy Carmichael
It's not the pale moon that excites me
That thrills and delights me
Oh no, it's just the nearness of you

Isn't your sweet conversation
That brings this sensation,
Oh no, it's just the nearness of you

When I'm in your arms
And I feel you so close to me
All my wondrous dreams come true

I need no soft lights to enchant me
If you only grant me the right
To hold you ever so tight
And to feel in the night
The nearness of you

I need no soft lights to enchant me
If you only grant me the right
To hold you ever so tight
And to feel in the night
The nearness of you

When Sunny Gets Blue

length: 2:58
lyricist: Jack Segal
composer: Marvin Fisher
When sunny gets blue
When sunny gets blue,
Her eyes get grey and cloudy,
Then the rain begins to fall.

Pitter, patter, pitter patter,
Love has gone so what can matter?
No sweet lover man comes to call
When sunny gets blue

She breathes the sigh of sadness
Like the wind that stirs the trees
Wind that sets the leaves to swaying
Like some violins are playing
Weird and haunting melodies

People used to love to hear her laugh, see her smile
That's how she got a name
Since that sad affair
She lost her smile, changed her style

Somehow she's not the same
Memories will fade
And pretty dreams will rise

Up where her other dreams fell through
Hurry new love, hurry dear
To kiss away each lonely tear
And hold me dear
'cause sunny is blue

Make the Man Love Me

length: 2:28
lyricist: Dorothy Fields
composer: Arthur Schwartz
I must try to make the man love me
Make the man love me now
By and by, I will make the man happy
I know how

He must see how badly I want him
Want him just as he is
And may I say that should the man ask me
I?ll be his

Can I tell the man
Just how dearly blessed we would be?
All the beauty I see so clearly
Oh, why can't he?

So I pray to heaven above me
Pray until day grows dim
For I wait to make the man love me
As I love him
For I wait to make the man love me
As I love him

Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)

length: 2:51
composer: Roger “Ram” Ramirez, Jimmy Davis, Jimmy Sherman
lyricist: Roger “Ram” Ramirez, Jimmy Sherman, Jimmy Davis
I don't know why but I'm feeling so sad
I long to try something I've never had
Never had no kissin'
Oh, what I've been missin'
Lover man, oh, where can you be?

The night is cold and I'm so all alone
I'd give my soul just to call you my own
Got a moon above me
But no one to love me
Lover man, oh, where can you be?

I've heard it said
That the thrill of romance
Can be like a heavenly dream
I go to bed with a prayer
That you'll make love to me
Strange as it may seems

Someday we'll meet
And you'll dry all my tears
Then whisper sweet
Little things in my ears
Hugging and a-kissing
Oh, what we've been missing
Lover man, oh, where can you be?

More Than You Know

length: 3:31
composer: Vincent Youmans
lyricist: Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu
Whether you are here or yonder
Whether you are false or true
Whether you remain or wander
I'm growing fonder of you

Even though your friends forsake you
Even though you don't succeed
Wouldn't I be glad to take you
Give you the break you need

More than you know
More than you know
Man of my heart, I love you so
Lately I find

You're on my mind
More than you know
Whether you're right, whether you're wrong
Man of my heart, I'll string along
You need you so

More than you'll ever know
Loving you the way that I do
There's nothing I can do about it
Loving may be all you can give

But honey, I can't live without it
Oh how I'd cry, oh how I'd cry
If you got tired, and said goodbye
More than I'd show
More than you'd ever know.

I’ll Know

length: 2:49
composer: Frank Loesser
lyricist: Frank Loesser
I'll know when my love comes along
I'll know then and there...
[speaking] And I remember sitting in the theater with my hormones raging, and my "mellowroll" melting all over me and I, I felt
this...ah...I don't know how to call it...mmm... chemistry...
Yeah, chemistry!
Suddenly I'll know...
Hello, gorgeous!
When my love comes along
Is he something or what?
I'll know...
Oh, my God!
Then and there...
Here I am...
I'll know...
On the aisle...
At the sight of her face...
My face?
How I care, how I care, how I care...
Who wouldn't care?
And I'll stop...
Don't stop!
And I'll stare
Well you could stare!
And I'll know...
I knew from the moment I saw you
Long before we can speak! I'll know
Yes'I knew
In my heart...
In my heart...
I'll know...
Take me now!
And I won't ever ask, "am I right?",
"Am I wise?", "Am I smart?"
But I'll stop!
Could you faint?
And I'll stare
From that smile...
At that face...
That face...
In the throng!
Yes, I'll know...
Yes, I'll know...
When my love...
When my love...
Comes along...

[speaking]oh, I was so jealous of Jean Simmons. I mean that she got to have him fall in love with her, and she got to kiss him and everything! I fell in love with you Marlon, right then and there, at the Loew's Kings Theater, in Flatbush! Anyway, a year later, when I was fourteen, I crossed the Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan, and saw my first Broadway Show, "The Diary of Anne Frank". I loved it but I couldn't afford to see many shows, so when I was fifteen I became an usher. And it was a great deal! You got paid four dollars and fifteen cents a show, and got to see it for free. And then, when I was twenty-one, I actually had a show of my own, "FUNNY GIRL". The composer is here tonight, Julie Styne. Hi, dear Julie! Isn't that lovely? Such a great score! I love you! And there's a song from that show that each time I sing, takes on a different meaning for me. And I've been thinking, this has been a year filled with natural disasters, and it's amazing how in times of catastrophes people do come together, forget the
ir differences and help one another. But do we always need a catastrophe to remind us that we're all just...

All the Things You Are

length: 3:37
lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II
composer: Jerome Kern
Time and again I�¢â?¬�?ve longed for adventure
Something tn make my heart beat the faster
What did I long for I never really knew
Finding your love I found my adventure
Touching your hand my heart beats the faster

All that I want in all of this world
As you are the promised kiss of springtime
That makes the lonely winter seem long
You are the breathless hush of evening
That trembles on the brink
Of a lovely song

You are the angel glow that lights a star
The dearest things I've known are what you are
Someday my happy arms will hold
And someday I'll know that moment divine
When all the things you are, are mine


Someday my happy arms will hold
And someday I'll know that moment divine
When all the things you are, are mine

The Boy Next Door

length: 2:52
composer: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane
lyricist: Ralph Blane
The moment I sew him smile
I knew he was just my style
My only regret is we've never met
For I dream of him all the while
But he doesn't know I exist
No matter how I may persist
So it's clear to see
There's no hope for me
Though I live at 5135,
Kinsington Avenue
And he lives at 5133

How can I ignore the bay next door
I love him more than I can say
Doesn't try to please me
Doesn't even tease me
And he never sees the glance his way
And though I'm heart-sore
The little boy next door
Affection for me won't display
I just adore
So I can't ignore him
The boy next door

Stout-Hearted Men

length: 2:43
composer: Sigmund Romberg
librettist: Oscar Hammerstein II
lyricist: Frank Mandel, Laurence Schwab
You who have dreams
If you act, they will come true
To turn your dream to a fact
It's up to you
If you have the soul and the spirit
Never fear it, you'll see it through.
Hearts can inspire other hearts with their fire.
For the strong obey when a strong man shows them the way.

Give me some men who are stout-hearted men
Who will fight for the right they adore.
Start me with ten who are stout-hearted men,
And I'll soon give you ten thousand more.
Oh, shoulder to shoulder, and bolder and bolder
They grow as they go to the fore.
Then there's nothing in the world can halt or mar a plan
When stout-hearted men can stick together man to man.