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Soul picnic : the music and passion of Laura Nyro

Author: Michele Kort
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Soul Picnic: The Music and Passion of Laura Nyro is a biography of the pioneering singer-songwriter whose recordings and high-drama performances were both beloved and inspiring in the 1960s and '70s. With her groundbreakingly honest and passionate lyrics, her unusual and innovative rhythms and melody, Nyro's influence is still felt by singers and songwriters today."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Laura Nyro; Laura Nyro; Laura Nyro
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michele Kort
ISBN: 031220941X 9780312209414 0312303181 9780312303181
OCLC Number: 48241405
Language Note: Text is in English.
Description: xii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Michele Kort.
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Laura Nyro was a pioneering singer-songwriter of the 1960s and 1970s whose songs were covered by the Fifth Dimension, Blood, Sweat and Tears, and Three Dog Night. This biography uncovers details of  Read more...

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"It was always my road to have high drama onstage-Laura Nyro gave me a map." --Rickie Lee Jones "She wrote about the world I lived in but infused it with so much passion that ordinary things-the Read more...

 
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