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My Retro April 1967 Charts

7th april 1967

Holiday fill in top 20 only, rest to follow at the weekend for completeness.

1. ( 3) SOMETHIN’ STUPID Frank and Nancy Sinatra… 2,926 more words


Carol King, James Taylor, Laura Nyro and The Drifters : Up on the Roof

Brooklyn 1962

Rooftop Thoughts: 

Billy Snr

When I get home I’m tired and beat. That’s why I come up here.

Up here, up on the roof where the air is fresh and sweet. 902 more words


"Laura Nyro "Wedding Bell Blues"

Laura Nyro /ˈnɪəroʊ/ near-oh (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) and New York Tendaberry (1969), and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. 115 more words

American Music Artists

Laura Nyro - More Than A New Discovery

Part I: The Background

Laura Nyro got her start as a songwriter rather than a performer—her first big break came when she wrote the song “And When I Die” for folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. 1,501 more words

Eli and the Thirteenth Confession - Laura Nyro (1968)

Album no. 116/1001

Laura Nyro initially made a name for herself more as a songwriter than as an artist – selling one of her songs ‘And When I Die’ to Peter, Paul and Mary for $5,000. 497 more words


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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