Editors’ Notes Though she was one of the most unique talents of the first singer/songwriter generation, Laura Nyro was better known by other peoples' versions of her songs. But if you've only heard Barbra Streisand sing "Stoned Soul Picnic," The Fifth Dimension doing "Wedding Bell Blues," or Blood, Sweat & Tears' version of "And When I Die," hearing them delivered by their author will be a revelation. The Bronx-born songsmith seamlessly blended R&B, jazz, folk, and '60s girl-group influences to create a dazzlingly idiosyncratic new musical paradigm. This comprehensive anthology covers her entire career, revealing the consistency of Nyro's one-of-a-kind gift.

SONG
Wedding Bell Blues
1
2:53
 
Blowin' Away
2
2:19
 
Billy's Blues
3
3:16
 
Stoney End
4
2:44
 
And When I Die
5
2:38
 
Lu
6
2:44
 
Eli's Comin'
7
3:56
 
Stoned Soul Picnic
8
3:47
 
Timer
9
3:23
 
Emmie
10
4:19
 
The Confession
11
2:48
 
Capt. St. Lucifer
12
3:12
 
Gibsom Street
13
4:41
 
New York Tendaberry
14
5:33
 
Save the Country (Single Mix)
15
2:24
 
Blackpatch
16
3:33
 
Upstairs By a Chinese Lamp
17
5:33
 
Beads of Sweat
18
4:47
 
When I Was a Freeport and You Were the Main Drag
19
2:41
 
I Met Him On a Sunday
1
1:49
 
The Bells
2
2:58
 
Smile
3
5:34
 
Sweet Blindness (Live)
4
3:51
 
Money (Live)
5
5:52
 
Mr. Blue
6
5:00
 
A Wilderness
7
2:57
 
Mother's Spiritual
8
3:16
 
A Woman of the World
9
4:10
 
Louise's Church
10
3:32
 
Broken Rainbow
11
3:51
 
To a Child
12
3:31
 
Lite a Flame (The Animal Rights Song)
13
3:17
 
And When I Die (Live from The Bottom Line)
14
2:48
 
Save the Country (Live from The Bottom Line)
15
2:42
 

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