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anpda onur eakg ns. 10in rliamee want to give you an update on our breaking news, 101 in burlingame expected to be closed for another hour. the chp says a crane, a construction crane crashed into a light pole near broadway avenue knocking these high voltage wires right onto the roadway. just south of sfo, all lanes between ansa boulevard and milbray, if you can avoid the area, on the 101 on the peninsula. sn >> have a great weekend and stay safe. good night. >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests --
barbra streisand. musical guest, barbra streisand. and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: 124! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: hot crowd right there tonight! i feel the love. thank you very much, welcome to "the tonight show", everybody. thank you for being here. oh i feel the love. i feel it already. [ cheers and applause ] i know you're not here for me.
you're here for barbra. i hear you. [ cheers ] that's very, very exciting, but i've got to get to some news. here's what everyone's talking about. vice president joe biden will travel to iowa this week, three days after hillary clinton's high profile return to the state. yep, he'll spend two days there, one campaigning, another stuck in a corn maze. [ laughter and applause ] where the heck am i? i see biden will be in iowa to help a group of nuns called nuns on the bus kick off their voter registration tour. [ laughter ] biden says it's his way of giving back while the nuns say it's god's way of testing their faith. [ laughter and applause ] did you see this? it's this funny clip. the president the other day -- president obama was visiting a a school in washington and one little girl was very honest about how she felt about him being there. check out what she said. >> mr. president? >> yes. >> when i heard when they said somebody very important was
coming i really wanted it to be beyonce. >> i understand. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: that's great. in fairness, if someone tells me the most powerful person in the world was coming, i'd be like, "beyonce? [ light laughter ] barbra streisand? [ cheers and applause ] the president, aww." lll some more political news. in a recent interview, texas governor rick perry revealed that he has spent the last 20 months preparing to run for president. then hillary said, "call me when you spend 67 years. [ laughter ] i'm ready, baby." [ cheers and applause ] so check this out. the producers of "naked and afraid," you know that show? yeah. anyway, the producers of "naked and afraid," are coming out with a new reality show featuring republican senator jeff flake and democratic senator martin heinrich living
on a desert island together. they already filmed the show so now the senators are back in congress, but i think the experience of living on a a desert island is still with them. watch what i mean. >> how can we be assured here that the new protocols that are in place with these new recommendations being implemented will be followed? [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: you see what i'm saying? something's off. >> steve: something's off. something's a tiny bit off. >> jimmy: and this is cool. i read that pope francis' home country of argentina is building a new soccer stadium that will be named after him. yeah. and today the pope blessed the stadium, he said, "in the name of the father, the son and the holy ghooooooooooooost!" lplp very nice of him. >> steve: beautiful. >> jimmy: listen to this. a new survey found that 75% of women would rather date a man with love handles instead of a a six pack. ironically, the number one cause of those love handles is actually six packs. [ laughter and applause ]
little trivia. little trivia for ya there. speaking of dating, i heard about a new dating app similar to tinder called the league for people who go to ivy league schools. yeah, and we actually came up with a few pick up lines for ive league students to try out when they use the app. all right, here are a few. first, "i'm going to call you my s.a.t. score because you are perfect." [ laughter ] that's nice. here's another one. "i'm a lot like brown university. i look good on the outside, but i will take whatever i can get." [ laughter ] those are all helpful. >> steve: oh my. >> jimmy: how about this one. "do your arms hurt because you've been rowing crew through my mind all day?" [ laughter ] and finally, "is your father a a thief? if so, which bank does he work for?" [ cheers and applause ] those are pretty helpful. >> steve: yeah. >> jimmy: i try to help people out. [ applause ] some celebrity news. kanye west is doing fine after he was taken to a hospital in australia because of an intense
migraine. kim was like, "are you okay?" and kanye was like, "there it is again. there it is. [ laughter ] coming back. it's coming back again." [ laughter and applause ] this isn't really that surprising, but there are a lot of studies that say most people get their news from facebook. yeah. and when facebook found this out, they decided to start printing a daily newspaper. and we got a copy, so let's take a look at some of today's headlines. here we go. ♪ facebook headlines [ applause ] >> jimmy: the top story is, "man clicks 'maybe' on event he has no intention of actually going to." [ laughter ] next headline is, "your aunt officially last person on earth to do ice bucket challenge." [ laughter and applause ] next headline is, "horror dawning on man realizing old girlfriend and new girlfriend are facebook friends." [ laughter ] that is terrifying. >> steve: no, that's not good. >> jimmy: next headline is, "high school friend who usually
just posts about chili's too has strong opinions on middle east." [ laughter ] we need to bomb isis. have you tried these nachos? they're tight. [ laughter ] tight nachos. our next headline is, "creepy co-worker likes photo of you from 11 months ago." [ laughter and applause ] i didn't pose for that. i mean, it's christmas time. and our last headline is, "grown man spells 'oh my god' as 'ermahgerd.'" [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] ermahgerd! ermahgerd! >> steve: ermahgerd! >> jimmy: yeah. and finally, this really made me laugh. last week, south carolina congressman james clyburn was talking about how technology gives us lots of ways to participate in politics. he's 74 years old, so i'm not sure he's familiar with everything he's mentioned. just listen to him. >> you got great tools to communicate about everything else.
we can text, what do we call it, sexting? lplp >> jimmy: grandpa no! grandpa stop! we have a great show. give it up for the roots ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: come on! >> jimmy: it's monday, we're excited to be back. we have a big week of shows coming up. tomorrow night, three-time emmy award winner julianna margulies will be here. >> steve: whoa! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we got something fun planned with her. plus, later this week, liam neeson, billy crystal and james spader will all be stopping by. [ cheers and applause ] big week. and we have performances from public enemy and tim mcgraw. >> steve: whoa! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. can you feel the excitement? >> steve: you can.
>> jimmy: the whole building is buzzing. >> steve: is tingling. >> jimmy: yeah, it is. it's great. tonight is a historic night for us and for "the tonight show." making her first late night talk appearance in over 50 years. >> steve: 50. [ cheers and applause ] we're honored, but one of the few people in history to win the emmy, tony, the oscar, the grammy and the golden globe awards, barbra streisand is in the house. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: whoa! >> jimmy: this is her new cd right here. it's the new album, it's awesome. it's unbelievable. just hearing her rehearse, oh, my gosh, it's unbelievable. everyone's just like -- everyone was just like mouth open like -- [ light laughter ] it's barbara -- and her voice, it just -- it sounds like she doesn't need a a microphone. it's just -- i can't wait to talk to her and just ask her how she does it. unbelievable. she's amazing. so she'll sing for us, she'll come out and talk and we'll
have fun. maybe we'll do a little -- [ cheers and applause ] guys, you ever go online or watch tv and see some weird, random thing on your screen, something that's like accidentally funny? well, we asked you to keep an eye out for stuff like that. take a screen grab of it and send it to us. we got a ton of great ones in. so now i'm want to share some of our favorites. it's time for "screen grabs." here we go. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ makes me want to screengrab ♪ >> jimmy: this first screen grab was sent in by nicola olsen of lakeside, montana. she was online looking for baby gifts and saw a nice bib. it says, "my first birthday." underneath, it says, "not for children under three years." [ laughter ] i don't know who this bib is for. >> steve: somebody born in the leap year. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: next screen grab is from sarah stevens in florence,
alabama. she was watching the local news and noticed they were interviewing a pretty interesting person. let's see who it is. scott gray, random dude. [ laughter ] he's a random dude. >> steve: random dude. what's up, brother? >> jimmy: yeah. next one is from sarah bell in graham, washington. a groupon ad for a local breakfast place called the buttered biscuit. there it is. now, read about the deal below there. "many classic breakfast foods have their origins in the farm. eggs comes from chickens, bacon from pigs and milk comes from chickens." [ laughter ] >> steve: chicken milk? >> jimmy: you haven't lived until you've had chicken milk. >> steve: oh my god. chicken milk cheese is great. >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah. this one from face fizel naswari in san diego, california. it's one of those captcha things. you know those squiggly words you have to type in before you can buy tickets to concerts and stuff like that? well check this one out. genital robberies. [ laughter and applause ]
honey, just about to get your tickets to "five seconds of summer" and then i'll just -- don't come in here. don't come in here. don't come in daddy's office. that's the second time this week i had to type in genital robbery. [ light laughter ] >> steve: first time was at the police station. >> jimmy: this next one was sent in by michael rouvocada in orange, california. he was on his phone checking out the nominees for country music's female vocalist of the year. let's see who got nominated. carrie underwood, kacey musgraves, martina mcbride, miranda lambert, taylor swift and of course, blake shelton. [ laughter ] >> steve: you know why? probably those genital robberies. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: oh, those must be going around. yeah. this one is here from lori marshall in huntingdon beach, california. she was checking out some tv listings for kids shows and saw this. clifford the bicurious george. [ laughter ] i don't remember that show. >> steve: i don't remember that.
>> jimmy: i don't remember it. no, i was a kid. >> steve: remember the man in the yellow hat. >> jimmy: yeah. lll here's one from brandy williamson in savannah, georgia. it's a craigslist ad. let's see what's for sale. "dark oak grandfather cock." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: when it chimes it goes, "dong." >> jimmy: yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah. i know, i know. [ laughter ] >> steve: you see a lot of those at your gym. >> jimmy: yeah, in the locker room. yeah, yeah, i do. [ laughter ] this next one is from fraya rudder in birmingham, alabama. she was watching an old '80s version of jane eyre on netflix and saw someone that she says looks a lot like me. i'm not sure if i see it. let's take a look. [ laughter ] does that look like me? [ cheers and applause ]
>> steve: you got a new shawl? [ cheers and applause ] it's stern. it's stern, yeah. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: jane, get away from here. we must leave now. so get in the carriage and we're going off to a different place. [ laughter ] don't make me get angry. >> steve: don't get fresh, eyre. >> jimmy: no. yeah, that's weird. that's on. it does look like me a little bit. this might be my new look. >> steve: i would do it. >> jimmy: i think it's pretty cool. >> steve: there you go. where's my cape? >> jimmy: it's settled. i'm freezing, where's my cloak? [ laughter ] finally, this last screen grab was sent in to us by tammy kelso in fairfield, pennsylvania. she was watching the news and they listed the top five amusement parks in the united states. >> steve: oh great.
>> jimmy: yeah. let's see which one came in at number one. sex flags, that's great. [ laughter ] keep the kids at home for that one. that's all the time we have for "screen grabs," everyone. [ cheers and applause ] if you have a funny screen grab, email it to us at email@example.com and we might put it on the show. stick around, we'll be right back with barbra streisand! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ verizon now has one simple plan. just pick a size. small, medium, large and extra large. if you need less data, pick small. if you need more, go with extra large-- a whopping 12 gigs for $80 a month plus $20 per phone. pick a size. change it up anytime. it's the simple way to get the best network. and now, get $300 when you switch. only at verizon.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody! we are so lucky to have the one and only barbra streisand on the show tonight. pcpc it's exciting. she has a brand new album out right now. it's called "partners." it is fantastic. each song is a duet with a a different artist. now we wanted tonight to be all about barbra because when you're talking about a a barbra streisand album, that's really all you need, right? [ cheers and applause ] that's all you need. it's unbelievable. and i started thinking i want to give, i want to give everyone a taste of what this
album has to offer. i mean, she's got duets with legends like elvis presley. she does a duet with blake shelton, michael buble -- [ cheers ] yeah, it's amazing. so, of course, elvis is no longer with us. spoiler alert. [ laughter ] blake's over at "the voice." buble's on tour, so instead standing in for elvis, blake and buble will be me. [ cheers and applause ] and now, here to perform a a medley duets off her new album "partners," please welcome barbra streisand. [ cheers and applause ]
♪ ♪ wasn't it just yesterday when you held me near whispering the sweetest sound that i longed to hear ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ love me tender >> my king. ♪ love me sweet ♪ never let me go [ cheers and applause ] ♪ you have made my life complete ♪ >> do you hear me? >> jimmy: yeah. ♪ and i love you so >> jimmy: it's a little hot so thank you very much. ♪ love me tender love me true
all my dreams fulfill ♪ >> don't touch. >> jimmy: okay, right? >> don't touch -- >> jimmy: i know. i know. ♪ oh my darling i love you and i always will ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ sometimes if you're lucky you find that certain someone ♪ ♪ you can always count on to be true ooh-ooh ♪ >> i can hardly tell the difference. ♪ if i had the choice of only one friend in this world ♪ ♪ you know that i'd want it to be you ♪ >> that was actually good. [ cheers and applause ] >> okay? all right? go. ♪ it had to be you [ cheers ] well some call it fate
it had to be you i just had to wait ♪ ♪ we wandered around and finally found somebody who somebody who ♪ >> whoo! ♪ nobody else gave me a thrill with all your faults barbra i love you still ♪ >> aww. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ it had to be you wonderful you it had to be you ♪ ♪ it had to be you had to be you it had to be you ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we are joined right now by one of the biggest stars in the history of show business. she's won every award. she's been at the top of her game for six decades and tomorrow, she has a new album coming out called "partners" featuring duets with the biggest names in music. it's an absolute honor to welcome her back to studio 6b. ladies and gentlemen, say hello to barbra streisand. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
♪ ♪ >> jimmy: the first time -- this is the first time in over 50 years, you're here. i think you should sit behind the desk. [ cheers and applause ] got for it. yeah. absolutely. go. ple -- absolutely, please. you -- absolutely, yes. >> you're kidding, right? >> jimmy: let's be honest. you're never coming back here. so let's just -- [ laughter ] this is special. >> barbra: i wouldn't count on another 50 years. >> jimmy: it looks good. it looks fantastic. >> does it look okay? [ cheers and applause ] barbra -- >> is this yours? >> jimmy: oh that's mine. this is yours. >> oh, this is mine. >> jimmy: yeah, sorry. yeah. well, i was supposed to be there. >> well, anytime you want it back, please take it back. >> jimmy: you can ask me anything. barbra, ask me anything. i'm ready finally to give the scoop on anything. this whole -- that's why i came on this show. >> tell me about your -- [ laughter ] tell me about your life. >> jimmy: my life, is just -- it's so fun right now. >> right. >> living with -- james brolin,
i call him jimmy. [ laughter ] jimmy b. he's great. and he's is -- >> no, no. you're supposed to -- you gotta -- you don't have to pretend you're me. >> jimmy: oh, i don't? okay. no, because that's what i was going to do. i was gonna ask you that. >> why? oh, no. >> jimmy: but actually i realized i am -- >> your hair's all wrong. >> jimmy: --living with your husband. [ laughter ] it's very interesting. >> that might be refreshing for him. >> jimmy: yeah. thank you. yeah. >> right honey? >> jimmy: yeah. i got to say, singing with you was a dream come true for me. that was just exciting. >> barbra: do you really want to -- be a singer? >> jimmy: why would you say it like that? [ laughter ] >> barbra: i wouldn't give up your night job. >> jimmy: thank you very much. i appreciate this. [ cheers and applause ] >> no, no, no. >> jimmy: was it the off-key or was it the bad timing? >> barbra: no, no, actually i'm very impressed with you. my husband and i watch you all the time -- and you're very musical and really good. so i was just -- i was just making a joke at your expense. >> jimmy: oh, i appreciate it. thank you. [ laughter ] thank you for doing that. it's unbelievable to stand next to you. you're used to it because
you're you. but -- when -- [ laughter ] you're never coming back. i can feel it right now. when you sing, it's almost like there's a speaker or something in your -- in your body that is projecting your voice out of your mouth and it's like -- >> barbra: you mean it's disconnected? >> jimmy: i don't know. i don't know what it is. it's powerful is what it is. >> oh. >> jimmy: it feels like there's like a vibration. just like a sonic beam going -- yeah. you killed the crowd, right? [ cheers and applause ] you have the gift. you have the gift. now, i have to ask you a a question. you haven't done late night tv for over 50 years. is that correct? that's -- >> well, the terrible thing is i don't remember the shows i was on. meaning -- meaning i hear i was on the "johnny carson show" seven times. >> jimmy: yeah! yeah, at least. here, right in this exact studio. >> that's -- that's amazing. >> jimmy: you were like 19. >> i was like --
>> jimmy: 17. >> 18. >> jimmy: 18, yeah. >> yeah. i'm going, "oh, my god! the cameras! look at this! isn't this exciting?" isn't that funny? >> jimmy: but you used to come on all the time and then -- i believe we have a photo of you i think here. >> really? >> jimmy: yeah of you on "the tonight show with johnny carson." >> let me see that. i don't remember that. let me see. [ laughter ] oh my god. >> jimmy: yeah, that's you. >> where's that dress? [ laughter ] who are -- who are the other people? who are the people there? do you know? >> jimmy: there's ed mcmahon, johnny carson -- >> right. >> jimmy: ed mcmahon, and then someone laughing -- you're making someone laugh. [ laughter ] that looks like me from 50 years ago. >> oh my gosh. >> jimmy: yeah. isn't that cool? now, here we are in the same exact set up. >> really? >> jimmy: and you're here again. >> the first time i was on television, it wasn't even the jack paar show because he didn't like me. >> jimmy: he didn't like you? >> no, he didn't like me. the first time i was on was with, with orson bean being the guest host. >> jimmy: that's what they used to do back then. absolutely. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and he -- so you went on there and then just exploded
from there. you performed, you sang? >> i sang. >> jimmy: how did he know you? >> orson bean? oh, no. it just so happens that my first manager, when he came back to the bonsoir dressing room, which was as big as a a couch -- he said, "hello. i'm so-and-so. i'm the only gentile manager in the business." [ laughter ] and, you know, he had this client orson bean. that's how he got me on the show. i mean, i signed with him because he took me to a great restaurant and i love to eat. [ laughter ] so -- >> jimmy: that's why you signed with him? >> i swear to god. >> jimmy: really? >> i swear to god. >> jimmy: that's so fun. and then you went on the show and just -- >> now, i have a fantastic manager of 50 years. >> jimmy: i love that guy, by the way. marty. >> isn't he great? marty erlichman. >> jimmy: marty erlichman. [ applause ] >> and it's his birthday tomorrow. >> jimmy: how old is he? >> 85. >> jimmy: he'll be 85 years old? >> barbra: but he has the brain of an 84 year -- no. [ laughter ] he has the brain of a a 50 year-old. he's sharper than me. >> jimmy: he's so sharp.
he's really charming. right before the show, he said to me, he goes, "you really going to wear that hairpiece?" [ laughter ] i was like, "this is my hair, marty." >> very funny. >> jimmy: he's very funny. absolutely. but he was telling me some stories about you two and i -- i was trying to just talk to him. first of all, i've got to say, honestly i was afraid that you were coming here today and i was afraid that you were going to be more of a nightmare. [ laughter ] i got to be -- i got to be honest. i got to be honest. i thought it was like a diva was gonna come in and start -- >> i swear to god, that's why i wrote a song with john mellencamp called "don't believe what you read." >> jimmy: yeah. >> please guys -- just -- >> jimmy: no, i mean -- you came on time. you were very polite to my crew. you came to rehearsal. you were nice to everybody. what -- what have you done with barbra streisand? [ laughter ] is she okay? >> no. >> jimmy: is your -- you're the one person who's allowed to be the diva of all divas. >> no, no, no. >> jimmy: we could change the temperature in the room and the lights. and then we still will love you. >> no, divas were opera singers first of all. >> jimmy: oh, okay. >> and how come they never call
men divas? >> jimmy: some men are called divas. >> really? what are they called? >> jimmy: i've been called that a few times. >> barbra: no! not you. [ laughter ] no, i don't think so. >> jimmy: thank you. no. >> i think that -- >> jimmy: you're so -- you're just fantastic. i was like -- >> you know, i'm quite ordinary. i'm quite simple, normal. we lead a very simple life. we don't really like the big time stardom thing. >> jimmy: yeah. >> so, we stay home most of the time or we take little trips -- little trips in our truck. >> jimmy: you drive a truck? no way. >> my husband drives a truck. >> jimmy: barbra streisand drives a truck. this is the best thing. >> no! i didn't -- >> jimmy: i picture you -- i picture you riding horses with like, the wind blowing your hair back and that's how you get around. >> no. >> jimmy: you go to the cvs or wholefoods on a horse. >> first of all, i'm allergic to horses. >> jimmy: are you really? >> i'm allergic to horses. >> jimmy: i didn't know that. >> i get an asthma attack. so i don't go near horses. i went to a circus one time and i start -- i didn't even see any horses. i started to, you know, lose my airways. >> jimmy: maybe you're allergic to clowns.
>> no, no, i love the clowns. love the clowns. [ laughter ] that's why i'm going to write a a book because i swear to god, these myths are so far fetched. >> jimmy: yeah. well, you haven't performed live. there was a chunk of time -- >> mm-hmm. >> jimmy: where you didn't perform. i think 27 years you didn't perform. >> that's about it. that's about it. >> jimmy: was it stage fright? was it just the place you were at with your life? >> barbra: i was doing a a concert in central park -- in front of 150,000 people sitting on the grass. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and i was making "funny girl" at the time and it was during a war. and omar sharif's movies were banned because he was kissing me -- >> jimmy: wow. >> so i was scared. then we were supposed to have 300 cops and some big russian guy came. you know. -- i think. >> jimmy: i don't know. >> they took 270 cops away. >> jimmy: really? >> we had 30 cops and it was, you know, it was scary. >> jimmy: yeah. >> put it that way. so, i forgot the words to three
of my songs. i mean, and i wasn't cute about it. i was not charming. >> jimmy: no. you were just -- >> no, i was like -- >> jimmy: you freaked out. you spaced out. >> i totally spaced out. what's the words to my song? you know? >> jimmy: yeah. >> you're supposed to -- in show business -- aren't you supposed to be cute and you hum? nothing. lll >> jimmy: nothing. just silence. just crickets at central park. >> barbra: and so, i didn't sing again for 27 years. >> jimmy: wow. that's unbelievable. >> i did fund-raisers and stuff, you know, things for charities. >> jimmy: you're going to be singing tonight for us. you're gonna be closing out the show. [ cheers and applause ] i cannot wait for it. and which, which song are you going to sing? which song -- first of all, the songs on this album are just -- people are going to freak out. i mean, i don't know if this is released yet. >> i'm going to be singing -- it comes out tuesday i think. tomorrow, your time. >> jimmy: is that tomorrow? yep. [ laughter ] >> i'm going to sing "come rain or come shine." >> jimmy: "come rain or come shine. >> which believe me, is so much better with my partner, john mayer.
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>> jimmy: welcome back. we're here with the new host of "the tonight show," barbra streisand. and -- you look too comfortable behind that desk. >> isn't that terrible? >> jimmy: are you talking to lorne? is there something i -- is there something you want to tell me? >> you weren't supposed to know about this.
>> jimmy: oh my gosh. this is so embarrassing. lll >> no, no, no, no. >> jimmy: let's talk about -- >> you do such a great job. >> jimmy: thank you. >> really. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i mean, i'm just so psyched. i'm so happy you're here. let's talk about the record. the record's great. you have all the good songs. "it had to be you" with michael buble. of course i was available. "people" you do -- remake "people" with stevie wonder. >> oh yeah. he's incredible. he's a whole other way of looking at the song. [ applause ] >> jimmy: why would you -- why would you ever remake that or do that again? do you -- >> it's not remaking. it's trying to reinterpret something. >> jimmy: yeah. >> and it was never sung as a a duet. certainly no male singer has ever sung "people" or "the way we were," even. no. [ cheers ] but we like to use it. >> jimmy: "the way we were" you do with lionel richie. >> yeah, he's great. >> jimmy: oh, this record, you're gonna freak out, guys. it's -- and the elvis presley thing, i mean, how did that idea come about? >> well, it wasn't mine. it was my a&r man's idea -- >> jimmy: yeah. >> --to get this track. i don't know if it's ever been
done before, i'm not sure. >> jimmy: i don't know. >> we were very fortunate to -- for the estate to let us -- have that track. >> jimmy: one of the ones -- i love is "new york state of mind" with billy joel. [ cheers and applause ] i -- i've heard him talk in interviews and i've heard him say he credits you for his career -- >> aww. that's so sweet. >> jimmy: --because you sang a a version on your "superman" album -- >> right. >> jimmy: --which i gotta say is one of the best album covers in the history of the world. >> whoo! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: i mean -- whoa! oh la, la, la. ooh, la, la, sasson. look at the back at the liner notes. [ cheers and applause ] yah-buh-buh -- barbra! i mean, come on. superman. >> when the tush was up, you know what i mean? [ laughter ] no, he's a doll. he's such a doll. i couldn't believe that he said the record company -- if i recorded it, it must mean something. >> jimmy: yeah! >> but no, wait until you hear his voice -- and his
musicality. all my partners are so fantastic. >> jimmy: yeah, you do -- >> i'm so lucky. >> jimmy: you do "what kind of fool" with john legend. >> great voice. >> jimmy: and of course, the original i love is with my man barry gibb. >> yeah. >> jimmy: i just -- i love barry -- >> he was on your show, right? >> jimmy: yeah. [ barry gibb impression ] [ laughter ] >> i don't even hear him talk like that. >> jimmy: yeah, that's not -- yeah. i was talking to you about -- we had barry come on. we had barry come on our show and we had him dress in the tuxedo, the cream tuxedo. the three-piece tuxedo, or it's like an eight-piece tuxedo -- with all the chest hair and the medallions and he totally went for it and did it and then i was talking to you backstage about this, and -- you made him wear the white thing on the "guilty" cover. >> well i'm such a nut for art direction. so i just thought it would make an interesting cover, you know. all white. white background, both of us in white. you know? >> jimmy: yeah. >> that's my little craziness but -- >> jimmy: no, that's not crazy. >> i like it. i like it.
>> jimmy: you're good at this stuff. i mean, once you went into films and stuff like that, you started breaking more ground in film by -- you were the first woman to write, produce, direct and act in your -- in your own movie. that's unbelievable. [ cheers and applause ] did you ever foresee yourself doing this stuff? >> you have nobody to argue with, you know? [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what do you mean? >> i don't know. >> jimmy: great job, thank you, barbra. no problem, barbra. that's the best -- that's the way to do it. [ cheers and applause ] well, i have to say, it's a big thrill for me to have you on the show. i can't tell you what it means after 50 years, you coming on our program. we're just honoreded to have you here and it's so fun and i love you so much and you're just the most fun person. i want you to come back every week and just do something. [ cheers and applause ] barbra streisand performs "come rain or come shine" after the break. stick around, everybody. [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. now, before she performs for us, i wanted to let you all know that barbra brought a copy of her new album for everyone in the audience tonight. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ she's the best! performing the classic "come rain or come shine," from her new album "partners," once again, barbra streisand. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
rain or shine ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. >> jimmy: oh, my goodness. oh, my goodness! oh my goodness. >> thank you. >> jimmy: wow, wow, wow, wow! nothing like it. nothing like it. barbra streisand. "partners" is in stores right now. we'll be right back with more of "the tonight show," everybody. wow. nothing in the world like that. [ cheers and applause ]
♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to the great barbra streisand. [ cheers and applause ] oh my goodness. the best. the roots right there, ladies and gentlemen, from philadelphia. stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. buh-bye, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪
>> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- ice-t and coco -- from "pretty little liars," actress lucy hale -- from "review," actor/comedian andy daly. featuring the 8g band with brad wilk. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] and now, here he is, seth meyers! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> seth: good evenin