Laura Nyro: A Grammy-Maker - JazzWax

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October 03, 2008


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larry coltrane


You're right on about Laura Nyro. Fantastic talent and smart to get Labelle for background vocals and harmonies. Also, I prefer her originals to the cover hit versions.


leigh cohen

I loved Laura Nyro from the first time I heard her. It was the Gonna Take A Miracle album and the song No where to go backed up by Patti Labelle. I was 14, almost 40 years ago. It changed my life. I was lucky enough to memorize every Laura Nyro album and song that followed and see her live. I miss her so.....

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