A new box set celebrating Laura Nyro’s work has been announced. Nyro-the late American singer, songwriter, and pianist who flourished in the mid-1960s to the late 70s-influenced several famous artists, including Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Elton John, Neil Young, Carole King, Kate Bush, Elvis Costello, and more. On July 30, Madfish and Snapper music release Laura Nyro: American Dreamer, an 8xLP limited edition deluxe box set with seven Nyro studio albums (recorded from 1967-1978) and an unconscious album and live cut. Find a preview for the release below.
The box set will also include a 36-page book with unique photos, liner notes, and conversations with Todd Rundgren, Charlie Callelo, Herb Bernstein, and more. The seven LP studios that accompany the set are: More than a New Discovery (1967), Eli and the thirteenth confession (1968), New York Tendaberry (1969), Christmas and the Beads of Sweat (1970), Get a Miracle (1971), giggle (1976), and nest (1978).
In addition to recording his own music, Nyro’s compositions have covered the likes of Barbra Streisand, Three Dog Night, the 5th Dimension, and more. Nyro died at the age of 49 in 1997, leaving a much -needed and respected body of work.
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