Spread Your Wings and Fly Live at the Fillmore East May 30 1971 is a live album by Laura Nyro.
This is a solo performance with just a piano to accompany her singing.
Songs On Laura Nyro Spread Your Wings and Fly
I’ve seen two versions offered for sale – the easy to get 12 song Cd and mp3 and an import (perhaps originating from Japan) with 21 tracks.
- American Dove – 5:05
- Medley: Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing/(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman – 4:10
- Spanish Harlem – 3:18
- I Am the Blues – 5:04
- Medley: Walk On By/Dancing In The Street – 4:58
- Emmie – 4:55
- Map To The Treasure – 6:52
- Christmas In My Soul – 5:38
- Save the Country – 4:58
- Medley: Timer/O-o-h Child/Up On The Roof – 8:40
- Medley: Lu/Flim Flam Man – 3:41
- Mother Earth – 7:58
1. Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing
2. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
3. Walk On By
4. Dancing In The Street
6. O-o-h Child
7. Up On The Roof
9. Flim Flam Man
10. American Dove
11. Medley: Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing/(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
12. Spanish Harlem
13. I Am The Blues
14. Medley: Walk On By/Dancing In The Street
16. Map To The Treasure
17. Christmas In My Soul
18. Save The Country
19. Medley: Timer/O-o-h Child/Up On The Roof
20. Medley: Lu/Flim Flam Man
21. Mother Earth
A comparison shows that the difference is as big as you might expect since songs are split on the second album where they’d been combined in a medley on the first and there also appear to be some repeats within the 21 songs as well.
In my view, the easy to get version is fine.
Buying Spread Your Wings and Fly
What Do You Think?
Is this the best live album by Laura Nyro?
Do you think this should be included in the poll to find the best live albums by singer-songwriters?
Because there are so many good live albums by singer-songwriters, I have a second division poll where your votes will promote an album.