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Laura Nyro, A Woman Of The World

June is ‘Pride Month‘, a time to celebrate LGBTQ history, raise awareness, and promote diversity and equality. As part of pride month, I’d like to take the time to celebrate the life of bisexual singer-songwriter, pianist, and women’s-rights activist,  689 more words


Inner Spaces: Musical Journeys of 1971

‘…Spirit of Ecstasy…’

It’s 1971 and Serge Gainsbourg is driving through the French countryside in his Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost daydreaming about the car’s hood ornament, the  1,171 more words


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

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Death by Discography podcast - episode 12

Episode 12 of the Death by Discography podcast.

A week of ups and downs. Christie is gradually getting fed up with the sixties, and it turns out Ned doesn’t know much about musicals. 111 more words


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