Laura Nyro

The late, great songwriter Laura Nyro would have been 70 this month. A two-part tribute - AndAnd!AndLaura Nyro (/ˈnɪər/ NEER-oh; born Laura Nigro, 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. Her style was a hybrid of Brill Building-style New York pop, jazz, rhythm and blues, show tunes, rock, and soul. She was praised for her strong emotive vocal style and 3-octave mezzo-soprano vocal range. See for more.

Wedding Bell Blues / Poverty Train – Monterey 1967(live)

Wedding Bell Blues

It’s gonna take a miracle

Save the Country

Poverty Train

stoned soul picnic

I Am The Blues

Upstairs By A Chinese Lamp

Eli’s coming

He’s a Runner & Save the Country 1969

Coffee Morning

Sweet Blindness

Laura Nyro Tribute Film

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