Laura Nyro: Lyrics and Reminiscences with CD

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(Book). Heralded by the All Music Guide as "one of pop music's true originals" and "a brilliant and innovative composer," singer/songwriter Laura Nyro has a large and loyal following, more than three decades after her first official "retirement" from the music industry, and years after her tragic and untimely death from ovarian cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. New from Cherry Lane Music, Laura Nyro: Lyrics & Reminiscences assembles for the first time ever in print the complete lyrics of more than 100 songs from this late folksinger and poet.
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(Book). Heralded by the All Music Guide as "one of pop music's true originals" and "a brilliant and innovative composer," singer/songwriter Laura Nyro has a large and loyal following, more than three decades after her first official "retirement" from the music industry, and years after her tragic and untimely death from ovarian cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. New from Cherry Lane Music, Laura Nyro: Lyrics & Reminiscences assembles for the first time ever in print the complete lyrics of more than 100 songs from this late folksinger and poet. The book contains several pages of Laura's handwritten lyrics, along with words to some of her songs that were never recorded. Also includes many of Nyro's drawings and paintings, plus extensive interviews with musicians and friends who worked with her. As a special bonus, this collector's pack also includes a CD featuring an interview with Laura recorded shortly before her death. In it, she discusses her creative process, inspirations, and approach to songwriting in general. The CD also includes tracks from Laura's original audition tape. With this book/CD pack, fans will have a unique glimpse into the craft of this gifted and beloved musician.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575606484
  • Publisher: Cherry Lane Music Company
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Series: Songwriting and Lyrics Series
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

More Than a New Discovery (1967) The First Songs (1973) 17
Wedding Bell Blues 19
Billy's Blues 21
California Shoeshine Boys 23
Blowin' Away 25
Lazy Susan 27
Goodbye Joe 28
Flim Flam Man 29
Stoney End 31
I Never Meant to Hurt You 32
He's a Runner 33
Buy and Sell 34
And When I Die 37
Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) 39
Lucky 41
Lu 43
Sweet Blindness 45
Poverty Train 47
Lonely Women 48
Eli's Comin' 50
Timer 51
Stoned Soul Picnic (Picnic, A Green City) 54
Emmie 57
Woman's Blues 59
Once It Was Alright Now (Farmer Joe) 61
December Boudoir 63
The Confession 66
New York Tendaberry (1969) 69
You Don't Love Me When I Cry 71
Captain for Dark Mornings 73
Tom Cat Goodbye 74
Mercy on Broadway 75
Save the Country 77
Gibsom Street 78
Time and Love 80
Man Who Sends Me Home 81
Sweet Lovin' Baby 82
Captain Saint Lucifer 83
New York Tendaberry 85
Christmas and the Beads of Sweat (1970) 87
Brown Earth 88
When I Was a Freeport and You Were the Main Drag 90
Blackpatch 91
Been on a Train 92
Upstairs by a Chinese Lamp 93
Map to the Treasure 96
Beads of Sweat 97
Christmas in My Soul 99
Smile (1976) 101
Children of the Junks 102
Money 103
I Am the Blues 105
Stormy Love 106
Cat Song 107
Midnite Blue 109
Smile 110
Season of Lights (1977) 113
Morning News 114
Nested (1978) 117
Mr. Blue (The Song of Communications) 119
Rhythm and Blues 121
My Innocence 124
Crazy Love 126
American Dreamer 127
Springblown 128
Sweet Sky 129
Light-Pop's Principle 130
Child in a Universe 133
Nest 134
Wind Circles 135
Mother's Spiritual (1984) 137
To a Child 139
The Right to Vote 141
A Wilderness 142
Melody in the Sky 144
Late for Love 145
Free Thinker 147
Man in the Moon 148
Talk to a Green Tree 149
Trees of the Ages 150
The Brighter Song 151
Roadnotes 152
Sophia 153
Mother's Spiritual 155
Refrain 156
Live at the Bottom Line (1990) 159
Roll of the Ocean 160
Companion 161
Wild World 162
Park Song 163
Broken Rainbow 166
Dancers Sweepers Bookkeepers (Women of the One World) 167
Japanese Restaurant 170
Walk the Dog and Light the Light (1993) 173
A Woman of the World 175
The Descent of Luna Rose 177
Art of Love 179
Lite a Flame 180
Louise's Church 181
Walk the Dog and Light the Light 183
Angel in the Dark (2001) 185
Angel in the Dark 186
Triple Goddess Twilight 187
Sweet Dream Fade 189
Serious Playground 190
Gardenia Talk 191
Animal Grace 192
Don't Hurt Child 193
Coda 194
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