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“Save the Country” – Laura Nyro

from NEW YORK TENDABERRY (1969)

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Jazz composer Billy Childs Re-imagines Laura Nyro

Katzenstein recently worked with Josh Cheuse at Sony Music on the new release by Jazz composer Billy Childs. Billy flew in from Los Angeles and they spent the day shooting in the studio and also on the streets of Greenwich Village where Laura Nyro used to roam. 36 more words

David Katzenstein

Laura Nyro's Heartbreaking Spirit Summoned by "Map to the Treasure" LP

For many people weaned on the music of the ’60s/’70s, Laura Nyro was one of those ungraspable artists — someone they knew of but didn’t follow or know much about. 610 more words

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Billy Childs - "Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro"

While Nyro’s own original recordings are arguably the definitive ones, these are respectful, haunting renditions, filled with a deep soulfulness.  This is a new map to the treasures of her songs, offering alternate routes and different scenery.

Full review at No Depression.

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I Met Him on a Sunday The Good Old Days Part 10

 They’re balloons! Really! Click the pic if you don’t believe me.

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Peggy Lipton: "The Complete Ode Recordings"

A Laura Nyro and Carole King acolyte and self-described “tormented hippie-pop torch singer”, actress and songwriter Peggy Lipton released her only album in 1968.

“Solid”, as… 13 more words

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