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Laura Nyro

Laura Nyro (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved considerable critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession and New York Tendaberry, and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock and soul. Between 1968 and 1970 a number of artists had significant hits with her songs: The 5th Dimension with "Blowing Away ...read more

Laura Nyro (October 18, 1947 – April 8, 1997) was an American songwriter, singer, and pianist. She achieved considerable critical acclaim with her own recordings, particularly the albums Eli and the Thirteenth Confession and New York Tendaberry, and had commercial success with artists such as Barbra Streisand and The 5th Dimension recording her songs. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock and soul. Between 1968 and 1970 a number of artists had significant hits with her songs: The 5th Dimension with "Blowing Away", "Wedding Bell Blues", "Stoned Soul Picnic", "Sweet Blindness", "Save The Country" and "Black Patch"; Blood, Sweat & Tears and Peter, Paul & Mary with "And When I Die"; Three Dog Night and Maynard Ferguson with "Eli's Coming"; and Streisand with "Stoney End", "Time and Love", and "Hands off the Man (Flim Flam Man)". Nyro's best-selling single was her recording of Carole King and Gerry Goffin's "Up on the Roof." On December 7, 2011, it was announced that Laura Nyro would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the April 14, 2012 induction ceremony. « hide

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LPs
Angel In The Dark
2000

Walk The Dog & Light The Light
1993

4
1 Votes
Mother's Spiritual
1984

4
1 Votes
Nested
1978

Smile
1976

Gonna Take a Miracle
1971

3.8
3 Votes
Christmas and the Beads of Sweat
1970

4.2
3 Votes
New York Tendaberry
1969

3.7
7 Votes
Eli and The 13th Confession
1968

4
17 Votes
More Than a New Discovery
1967

3.4
6 Votes
Live Albums
Spread Your Wings And Fly: Live AT Fillmore East..
2004

An Evening With Laura Nyro, Live In Japan 1984
2003

The Loom's Desire
2002

Laura Nyro Live At The Bottom Line
1989

Season Of Lights...Laura Nyro in Concert
1977

4
1 Votes
Compilations
Time and Love: The Essential Masters
2000

Stoned Soul Picnic
1997

Impressions
1980

The First Songs
1973

4
1 Votes

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