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One ticket, two shoes – some recent hypnotic hip hop beats from 9th Wonder and Laura Nyro’s Midnite Blues from 1976.

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Static Radio Interview (Laura Nyro)

Go out on the streets
Feel more real
Through music, through writing
Over-performing
I don’t like to repeat myself
STATIC BUZZ

This is official Project Astral poetry

– Raphael Baldaya

Time Machine Poetry

"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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Poem at "Formidable Woman"

My thanks to editor d. ellis phelps for her lovely post about Laura Nyro that includes words from, and a link to, my poem “Gonna Take a Miracle (for Laura Nyro)”.  You can find it here.

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Guest Artist: Kerfe Roig

Please help me welcome guest artist, Kerfe Roig to formidableWoman!

In her poem, Gonna Take a Miracle, Ms. Roig pays tribute to the late Laura Nyro… 343 more words

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It’s no doubt over simplification, but for me, it all starts with Laura Nyro.

Without her, there’s no Kate Bush.

No Tori Amos.

To a lesser degree, I also think she may have made it possible for the Laurel Canyon scene to happen, even if she was from east coast, and Joni Mitchell trailed Nyro’s debut by only a year or so. 385 more words

The World's A Nicer Place In My Beautiful Balloon (The 5th Dimension)

OK, it’s January 1969 & the Fifth Dimension, one of America’s most popular vocal groups are being driven in a vintage Renault down La Croisette in Cannes while singing “Sweet Blindness”, the second of the 5 Laura Nyro songs that they took into the charts. 904 more words

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