It has always mystified me that rather recording a new version of MY MAN for the main chorus of the song in FUNNY GIRL, Streisand fell back on the 1965 recording from the album MY NAME IS BARBRA (we know that the first part of the song was recorded live).
I have a number of questions about this.
Is the film version definitely the 1965 one lipsynched by Streisand with a new orchestral accompaniment?
Did Streisand use this because she felt she couldn't better it?
Or, as seems more likely to me, was the song only included in the film at the last moment, whether because of rights' issues or because some people, e.g. Jule Styne, wanted THE MUSIC THAT MAKES DANCE in the spot instead?
If this last was the case then perhaps the filmmakers didn't have time to record a new version with Walter Scharf for the December 1967 shoot.
What do you think?