Barbra Streisand And Michael Buble Team Up To Perform ‘It Had To Be You’ And Their Cover Is Wonderful
July 24, 2019 17:58 By Mambee
Music is a beautiful thing that can bring people together. Moreover, it can bring our favorite singers together with a duet. And that is what exactly happened to Michael Buble and Barbra Streisand. They collaborated in a duet to sign the wonderful song It Had To Be You, to the delight of the audience.
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This popular song is familiar to many people. Moreover, it has a long and interesting history.
It Had To Be You
The song was written by Isham Jones and Gus Khan and it was first published in 1924. This happened shortly after Jones's wife gifted him a baby piano for his 30th birthday.
According to a report, Jones spent all night with the piano, trying for various sounds. As a result, he ended up with several melodies and one of them became It Had To Be You.
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Gus Khan added the lyrics, and the song became incredibly popular. It was covered by Paul Whiteman and Marion Harris.
In the years that followed, many talented musical artists including Ruth Etting, Betty Hutton, Dick Haymes, Helen Forrest, Benny Goodman, and Barbra Streisand gave their own astonishing renditions.
In the early 1940s, Frank Sinatra performed the song with the Tom Dorsey's orchestra. It, however, wasn't included in any of his albums until the 1980's Trilogy: Past, Present, Future.
Barbra Streisand and Michael Buble's duet
Michael Buble became well-known thanks to his amazing Christmas albums. He has produced many hits and we hope we here even more from him in the future.
Michael has literally millions of fans and received many awards. However, he wanted something more - a duet with Barbra Streisand, an extremely talented pop diva.
His chance of a lifetime came when Barbra Streisand offered him to perform the beautiful song with her. Obviously, Michael was so excited!
Michael had never met Barbra, one of his childhood idols. And it finally happened Streisand noticed how anxious Michael was and tried to calm him down.
She wanted to use her unique music style in their cover, mixing with the initial ballad style.
Listening to this rendition, we can only appreciate their magical talent and vocal skills. Barbra still sounds like herself even after many years.
The fans are in awe
The song posted on YouTube has been viewed more than 2 million times. What a success! The duo worked very well together and the video is really worth every second of your time.
One person wrote:
"Streisand, even at a certain age, can still hypnotise and spellbind. What a voice..."
Another user added:
"Absolutely stunning and unexpected last high note from Barbra. I hope she keeps singing forever. What an absolute joy to hear her voice - and it paired great with Buble."
Many fans said how wonderful is that, at her age, Barbra Streisand can still sing as good as she does. Other people were happy to see Michael Buble with Barbra, so his childhood dream came true.
The performance is priceless for all music lovers and we are happy to see that musical magic between two superstars.