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|Time and Love: The Music of Laura Nyro
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|May 13, 1997
Time and Love: The Music of Laura Nyro is a 1997 tribute album to singer-songwriter Laura Nyro, recorded shortly after her death of ovarian cancer and released on Astor Place.
Almost all of the artists recorded Nyro's songs. The exception was Jane Siberry, who contributed an original song which combined her own tribute to Nyro with a brief medley of several of her songs.
Victoria Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, although she has resided in Southern California throughout her musical career. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the early 1990s, Williams was the catalyst for the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund.
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The Speckless Sky is an album by Jane Siberry. It was Siberry's highest-charting album on the Canadian charts and contains her biggest Top 40 hit, "One More Colour". The album's second single, "Map of the World ", was also a hit on Canada's adult contemporary charts.
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Smile is the sixth album by New York singer, songwriter and pianist Laura Nyro. It was released in early 1976, following a four-year hiatus from the music industry during which time she both married and divorced, and lived away from the spotlight. She dedicated the album to her mother.
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Found Treasures is a budget compilation album by the band Blood, Sweat & Tears released by CBS/Columbia Records/Sony Music in 1990. The songs here were recorded from 1967 to 1976 while the band was signed to Columbia Records. This collection includes album tracks along with several single edits as they were heard on the radio. The single edits included here were not readily available on other albums and compilations at the time of this release.
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