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Singers and Songwriters: Part I

Singers and Songwriters Part 1

Perception deception.  One of my favorite stories is about the late, beautiful Laura Nyro.  In 1967, she appeared at the Monterey Pop Festival.  The story goes, she followed the late and immortal Jimmy Hendrix.  As always, Jimmy was a sensation and when Laura followed him, she, well, felt that she wasn’t quite “as popular”.  For years afterwards, she would tell ... Read More »

Laura Nyro – Perception Deception

Laura Nyro

Did you know that Laura Nyro composer, songwriter of “Eli’s Coming”, “Stoned Soul Picnic”, “Wedding Bell Blues” and so many other hits, had her own insecurities. The story is this. Laura was performing at the Monterey Jazz Festival. She might have even followed the legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. For years following, Laura told of how she was booed off the ... Read More »