This Day in Jewish History / Barbra Streisand signs her first record deal

//This Day in Jewish History / Barbra Streisand signs her first record deal

This Day in Jewish History / Barbra Streisand signs her first record deal

By | 2014-10-01T05:05:21+00:00 October 1st, 2014|Entertainment|0 Comments

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October 1, 1962, is the day that 20-year-old Barbra Streisand signed her first record contract. The LP that emerged from the deal, called simply “The Barbra Streisand Album,” was recorded in January 1963 and released a month later. Although it did not reach the top of the Billboard charts, it established Streisand overnight as a major new recording star, who was to quickly…