Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #69–Barbra Streisand: “He Touched Me” b/w “I Like Him” – Columbia 4-43403 (S7/T7)

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #69–Barbra Streisand: “He Touched Me” b/w “I Like Him” – Columbia 4-43403 (S7/T7) “The Jukebox Series” focuses on the 80 records that inhabit my 1963 Seeburg LPC1 jukebox. I’ve had my jukebox (or as I like to call it “the prehistoric iPod”) for a […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I’d Rather Be Blue Over You (Than Be Happy With Somebody Else)” by Fanny Brice

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She was the original “Funny Girl.” Most people know today’s Song Of The Day from Barbra Streisand’s recording as featured in the musical Funny Girl. In it, Streisand plays the part of Fanny Brice who was a famous recording artist, comedienne and star of radio, stage and screen. Her real name was Fania Borach and […]

Booth Reviews: “This Is 40″ and “Guilt Trip”

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A holiday twofer as I saw a pair of movies over the weekend (“This is 40″ and “Guilt Trip”). Neither was great but both kept my interest enough to give them passing grades. “This is 40″ is the follow up to “Knocked Up” in which Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann reprise their roles as  a […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “You Are Woman (I Am Man)” by Barbra Streisand and Omar Sharif

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Don’t ask me why I came up with this song for today, but here it is. Perhaps it was the visit with my 82 year old mother last night in New Jersey. She and my father played the “Funny Girl” Soundtrack, where this song is from, non-stop while I was growing up. Maybe it was […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Life On Mars” by Barbra Streisand

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Here’s one for fans of NASA and its latest Curiosity mission on Mars. I love the photos that are coming out of the red planet so far and can’t wait to see more. Now, on to this cover of one of David Bowie’s prettiest melodies and greatest songs…Like most people, I think Barbra Streisand has […]