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Sun 12 Dec 2010 In: Music View at Wayback View at NDHA

The entries flooded in for our competition giving away Barbra Streisand's Ultimate Collection – and the five lucky winners have been found. We asked you to tell us what your favourite Streisand classic is and the top five was very close. Incredible tracks which came close were the Celine Dion classic Tell Him, Evergreen, Send in the Clowns, No More Tears and Woman in Love. Third equal: Memory – 1981 The tune from the 1981 Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats has been covered by many artists, including Elaine Page. Streisand's version appeared on her 1981 album Memories. People - 1964 People was from Funny Girl, in which Streisand starred. It appeared on her 1964 album of the same name. Somewhere – 1985 The West Side Story classic appeared on Streisand's Grammy award winning The Broadway album on 1985. Second: Don't Rain on My Parade – 1964 Another signature tune, Don't Rain on My Parade from Funny Girl came incredibly close to being the number on pick of readers. The winner: The Way We Were – 1973 The title track from the 1973 film won an Academy Award for Best Original Song, while the album sold more than a million copies. It's the favourite of readers, so watch a classic 1975 performance of The Way We Were below: Jacqui Stanford - 12th December 2010    

Credit: Jacqui Stanford

First published: Sunday, 12th December 2010 - 12:22pm

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