Friday, April 13, 2012

Rolling Stone : Todd RundgrenOn the greatness of Laura Nyro

Todd Rundgren

On the greatness of Laura Nyro

April 13, 2012

Todd Rundgren recently sat down at the Rolling Stone studio to talk about his deep love for the music of the late songwriter Laura Nyro. "Her having such a great influence on me is probably one of the reasons why people think I have a sophisticated sensibility about writing songs, and how the lyrics should impact and mesh with melodies," Rundgren says. The rocker goes on to tell the story of how he came to work with Nyro and had to turn down an offer to be her band leader.

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