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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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
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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.