Tag: Laura Nyro

Kate Ferber

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Exclusives

A Fan’s Notes: Kate Ferber, “The Great Thaw” (Exclusive Song Premiere)

The exclusive premiere of the first track from Kate Ferber's debut album, The Great Thaw...

The 5th Dimension

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 5th Dimension, “One Less Bell To Answer”

The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2014

Ken Shane's favorite albums of 2014...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Royalettes, “It’s Gonna Take A Miracle”

The Royalettes were the first to record a classic that was a bigger hit for others....

AM Gold: 1968

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 27

This week's look at AM Gold touches on Laura Nyro, the Bee Gees, and David Hasselhoff. Because that's just how we roll....


Let’s Argue About the 2012 Rock Hall Nominees

The staff looks at this year's list, pauses for reflection, and launches into a rock nerd debate....


Here’s Something Else!: On Todd Rundgren, The Not-So Popular Tortured Artist

Perhaps Todd Rundgren’s own restive muse — he’s dabbled in every major rock subgenre over the past four decades —...


Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Christopher Cross

He's gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Anniversary MegaMix 1

Ken Shane celebrates the six-month anniversary of his Soul Serenade column with an awesome mix that includes every song that has appeared...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Originals, “The Bells”

Last week, as you will no doubt recall, Soul Serenade focused on the great Laura Nyro and her song “Timer.” This week’s...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Laura Nyro, “Timer”

I have written extensively about Laura Nyro for Popdose. There was my review of the splendid Iconoclassic reissue of her live album Season...


Music, Theatre

Theatre Review: “One Child Born: The Music of Laura Nyro”

I still vividly remember the first time I saw Laura Nyro perform. It was Christmas Eve, 1970. The venue was the fabled Fillmore East. It...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Tom Rush, “Tom Rush”

In January of next year, Tom Rush will be 70 years old. The New Hampshire born folk-rock pioneer is still out there on the road, and still...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Blood, Sweat & Tears, “Child Is Father to the Man”

There had never been anything quite like them. They weren’t the cute mop-tops or acid-fueled freaks that had risen to fame in recent...


Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Laura Nyro, “Mother’s Spiritual”

It’s not something that I’m particularly proud of, and in retrospect, it was remarkably short-sighted, but when Laura Nyro,...


Listening Booth

Listening Booth: Laura Nyro, “Season of Lights … Laura Nyro in Concert”

Christmas Eve, 1970. I was at the Fillmore East to see Laura Nyro. A month earlier, Nyro had released her fourth album, Christmas and the...


Lost MP3 of the Week, Music

Lost MP3 of the Week: Laura Nyro, “Gonna Take a Miracle”

There’s something so beautifully painful about “Gonna Take a Miracle.” In a way, she sounds almost happy about the hurt...