Rudden, "Blindness Never Brewed: A Dickinson Analogue of Nyro
's 'Sweet Blindness,'" Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin 18, no.
Last month music acts such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Donovan, Laura Nyro
, Beastie Boys and Guns N' Roses were inducted instead of the singer famed for her disco classics.
He had signed and worked with artists like Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, Laura Nyro
, Pink Floyd and Billy Joel.
Coretta Scott King, Laura Nyro
, and Gilda Radner didn't.
Also making the cut is the hip-hop trio Beastie Boys; rockers the Red Hot Chili Peppers; the late singer/songwriter Laura Nyro
; Donovan; and influential British rock group The Small Faces/The Faces, which included Rod Stewart and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.
Not shy to show off her influences, Rumer's covers were a class above the norm with wonderful versions of Joni Mitchell's Free Man In Paris, Laura Nyro
's American Dove and the highlight of what was a very special evening for me, Gil Scott-Heron's Lady Day and John Coltrane.
to do LISTENING to the smooth mellow sounds of Rumer's debut album, Seasons Of My Soul, it's easy to compare the singer/songwriter to such class acts as Dusty Springfield, Carole King, Laura Nyro
and Bread, whose lush Goodbye Girl concludes the collection.
Posthumous inductions will go to Tom Adair and Matt Dennis, Bob Marley, Laura Nyro
, Sunny Skylar and Jesse Stone.
Geils band, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro
, Donna Summer, Joe Tex, Tom Waits and Chuck Willis.
Taking inspiration from diverse influences like Rudolf Nureyev, David Bowie, Laura Nyro
, Liberace, and Karl Lagerfeld--"people who have been able to pay tribute to the past while moving on to the future"--Carpenter doesn't want to play solely for classical music aficionados.
Throughout the book, Ian entertains us with marvelously gossipy bits about Donovan, Laura Nyro
, Frank Zappa, James Brown, and Nina Simone.
The venerable entertainment rag Daily Variety likened Sara Melson to "Laura Nyro
hooking up with Beggars' Banquet-era Rolling Stones." This is no exaggeration.