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Morning Song - Eli's Coming

The new Laura Nyro tribute album out this week serves as a useful reminder of what a phenomenally talented songwriter Nyro was.

As you can hear on her own version of “Eli’s Coming” (more famously covered by… 36 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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Day 591: And When I Die

When I was in my mid-teens, “And When I Die” was one my favorite songs.

Here are three versions, from YouTube:   Blood, Sweat &Tears, 487 more words

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