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Laura Nyro / American Dreamer limited edition 8LP vinyl box set

Remastered albums • Bonus LP of rarities

Madfish are to release American Dreamer, a limited edition remastered vinyl box set of albums by the influential and celebrated singer-songwriter Laura Nyro.

During the singer/songwriter movement in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, Laura Nyro was one of the most celebrated tunesmiths of her day. She penned soulful, literate songs that took the folky introspection of her peers and infused it with element of soul, R&B, jazz, and gospel, giving them an emotional heat that set her apart.

American Dreamer features the seven studio albums Nyro recorded during
this period, including Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968), New York
Tendaberry
(1969), Christmas and the Beads of Sweat (1970) and Gonna Take a Miracle (1971) the Gamble & Huff-produced covers set she recorded with Labelle.

Laura Nyro: American Dreamer features remastered albums and rarities

Each studio album remastered specifically for vinyl and in addition to the remastered studio albums, the box set houses a bonus LP of archive
demos and live tracks entitled Rarities & Live Recordings.

The box set comes with a 36-page, large-format booklet that includes rare photographs, ephemera and notes by author Peter Doggett, along with warm words from the likes of Elton John, Joni Mitchell, Todd Rundgren, Rosanne Cash, Rickie Lee Jones, Graham Nash, Donald Fagen, Bette Midler, Patti Labelle and others.

American Dreamer is released on 30 July 2021 via Madfish. The box set is limited and is available to pre-order via the SDE shop using this link, or the button below.

Tracklisting

American Dreamer Laura Nyro / Limited edition 8LP vinyl box set

    • Side A
      1. Goodbye Joe
      2. Billy’s Blues
      3. And When I Die
      4. Stoney End
      5. Lazy Susan
      6. Hands Off The Man
    • Side B
      1. Wedding Bell Blues
      2. Buy And Sell
      3. He’s A Runner
      4. Blowin’ Away
      5. Never Meant To Hurt You
      6. California Shoe-Shine Boys

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