Laura Nyro’s 1967-78 LPs reissued in new 8xLP box set

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Alongside live versions, photographs, interviews and more.

Laura Nyro’s 1967-78 studio albums are being reissued in a new box set, titled Laura Nyro: American Dreamer, via Madfish/Snapper Music this July.

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The box set includes: More Than a New Discovery, Eli and the Thirteenth Confession, New York Tendaberry, Christmas and the Beads of Sweat, Gonna Take a Miracle, Smile, and Nested.

Alongside the seven studio albums, American Dreamer also includes an LP of rarities and live takes, photographs, interviews and liner notes.

Pre-order American Dreamer here in advance of its 30th July release, check out the artwork and tracklist below.

More Than A New Discovery

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. I Never Meant To Hurt You
6. California Shoe-Shine Boys

Eli And The Thirteenth Confession

Side A

1. Luckie
2. Lu
3. Sweet Blindness
4. Poverty Train
5. Lonely Women
6. Eli’s Comin’

Side B

1. Timer
2. Stoned Soul Picnic
3. Emmie
4. Woman’s Blues
5. Once It Was Alright Now (Farmer Joe)
6. December’s Boudoir
7. The Confession

New York Tendaberry

Side A

1. You Don’t Love Me When I Cry
2. Captain For Dark Mornings
3. Tom Cat Goodbye
4. Mercy On Broadway
5. Save The Country

Side B

1. Gibsom Street
2. Time And Love
3. The Man Who Sends Me Home
4. Sweet Lovin’ Baby
5. Captain Saint Lucifer
6. New York Tendaberry

Christmas And The Beads Of Sweat

Side A
1. Brown Earth
2. When I Was A Freeport And You Were The Main Drag
3. Blackpatch
4. Been On A Train
5. Up On The Roof

Side B

1. Upstairs By A Chinese Lamp
2. Map To The Treasure
3. Beads Of Sweat
4. Christmas In My Soul

Gonna Take A Miracle (with Labelle)

Side A

1. I Met Him On A Sunday
2. The Bells
3. Monkey Time / Dancing In The Street
4. Desiree
5. You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me

Side B

1. Spanish Harlem
2. Jimmy Mack
3. Wind
4. Nowhere To Run
5. It’s Gonna Take A Miracle

Smile (1976)

Side A

1. Sexy Mama
2. Children Of The Junks
3. Money
4. I Am The Blues

Side B

1. Stormy Love
2. The Cat-Song
3. Midnite Blue
4. Smile

Nested

Side A

1. Mr. Blue (The Song Of Communications)
2. Rhythm And Blues
3. My Innocence
4. Crazy Love
5. American Dreamer

Side B

1. Springblown
2. The Sweet Sky
3. Light (Pop’s Principle)
4. Child In A Universe
5. The Nest

Rarities & Live Recordings

Side A

1. Stoney End (Single Version) (Mono Version)
2. Lu (Demo)
3. Stoned Soul Picnic (Demo)
4. Emmie (Demo)
5. Eli’s Comin’ (Single Version) (Mono Version)
6. Save The Country (Single Version)
7. In The Country Way (Album Version)

Side B

1. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing (Recorded Live 30 May 1971, Fillmore East, USA)
2. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman (Recorded Live 30 May 1971, Fillmore East, USA)
3. O-o-h Child (Recorded Live 30 May 1971, Fillmore East, USA)
4. Up On the Roof (Recorded Live 30 May 1971, Fillmore East, USA)
5. Someone Loves You (Demo)
6. Get Off My Cap (Demo)
7. Coffee Morning (Demo)
8. Medley – Emily-Nested (Live)