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Stoned Soul Picnic - Fifth Dimension

Chart Position: 3

  • Written by Laura Nyro
  • Lead vocals: Marilyn McCoo
  • Backing vocals: Ron Townson, Billy Davis Jr, Florence LaRue and Lamont McLemore
  • Keyboards: Larry Knechtel, Jimmy Rowles…
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December 15: Manu Chao, Jack Elliott, Nightmares on Wax, Laura Nyro, John Prine, Paul Revere & the Raiders, Silver Jews

This week’s blog is What The Hell Is This week, in which I pick five albums from the list where I have no (or nearly no) knowledge of the artist and the artist name and album title offer little clue as to the content. 1,012 more words

Featured Vinyl New Releases 12.8.16: Leonard Cohen, Frank Zappa, Laura Nyro/Stream Samples

Vinyl LP repressing. Weasels Ripped My Flesh is the tenth studio album by the Mothers of Invention, released in 1970. It is the second posthumous Mothers album released after the band disbanded in 1969, preceded by Burnt Weeny Sandwich.

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Laura Nyro - And When I Die

This song is probably best remembered by the version recorded by the band, Blood, Sweat & Tears.


Laura Nyro - Eli's Comin'

Another great original by Laura Nyro. Released in 1967.


Laura Nyro - Wedding Bell Blues

Today would’ve been Laura Nyro’s 69th birthday. She left us too soon. Laura died of ovarian cancer in 1997.


An Interview With Samantha Preis

Samantha Preis

Samantha Preis, a London-based singer-songwriter, has been described as possessing a “soulful,” “introspective,” and simply “captivating” voice. Her songwriting depicts stories of the complex vision surrounding the human condition, and simply every day life–from heartbreak, the art of letting go, and discovering yourself as an individual, Samantha’s music has begun its journey across the globe–from her home base in London, to the U.S., Middle East and beyond. 616 more words