Barbra's Singles

Comin’ In and Out of Your Life / Lost Inside of You

Comin’ In and Out of Your Life (4:10) (R. Parker, B. Whiteside)

Lost Inside of You (3:54) (L. Russell, B. Streisand)

Released November 1981

Columbia labels:

Comin' In and Out 7inch label

Lost Inside of You 7inch label

About the Single

Charles Koppelman was Streisand’s record producer in 1981. He brought in Jay Landers. “Charles asked me to find some material for a compilation he was working on with her, which became Memories,” Landers explained. “So I brought her ‘Comin’ In And Out Of Your Life,’ which was a song I’d come across a few months earlier. That was my first association with her. Then she recorded a few other songs I published or found for her.”

Bobby Whiteside wrote “Comin’ In and Out of Your Life”. “[Barbra] had a few changes she wanted to make in the song,” Whiteside said. “A couple of line changes. One or two words, nothing major. Just a couple of things she felt a little funny singing— not for any reason other than she needed an explanation. She wanted to know what we meant by a certain line or two. I think I was on the phone with London three or four times while she was recording.”

The “B-side” of the single was Barbra's solo version of “Lost Inside of You” which also appeared on the Memories album.

Billboard Charts

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine.

Here's the numbers for this Streisand single:

November 14, 1981 Billboard chart for COMIN IN AND OUT OF YOUR LIFE




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