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March 4 – Laura Nyro – The First Songs

Tonight I was going to write about something that’s been bothering me, but you know me, taking all those side trips to Tangent City. So instead I made myself listen to a Laura Nyro CD, courtesy of the ex. 380 more words


Laura Nyro's Eli and the Thirteenth Confession released this date 1968. She was her own genre.

There was madness to Laura Nyro’s music. Some songs tip-toed gently as fairy’s feet on flower petals; others stomped like a ghetto gang charging down an alley—and any one of her song’s could do both. 410 more words


Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997).

Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour. 2,465 more words

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2015 Jazz Grammy Preview #2 - Best Jazz Vocal Album

Here we are, racing to the finish to get our Jazz Grammy predictions out before the awards are presented this afternoon!

In the Best Jazz Vocal Album category, we have a couple of extremely deserving first time nominees, a perennial nominee who unfortunately is always overlooked and a couple of fairly good albums that are the favorites to take home the prize. 646 more words

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Christmas In My Soul

So this is Christmas …

Another political Christmas song that lays the season to be jolly against a worrying world.

From the same social context as… 314 more words

2015 Grammy Nominees - American Roots

Rummaging through the 2015 Grammy nominees, the American Roots category stands out as a catch all for great tracks and albums by artists from many genres.   229 more words