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How to Change the World in 4 Easy Steps

My last four blog posts have all related to social movements in some way. I’ve written about the characteristics of a social movement, given examples… 388 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

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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Top 40 Records

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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