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Time and Love: The Essential Masters

Time and Love: The Essential Masters is the third retrospective album of New York City singer-songwriter Laura Nyro's work to be released, and the first since her death in April 1997. Released on the Legacy imprint of Columbia Records, it compiles sixteen of her most famous compositions into a single-disc volume, focusing on her work from 1966-71, with only one song, 1975's "Sexy Mama", selected from her post-1971 catalogue.

Time and Love: The Essential Masters
Compilation album by
ReleasedOctober 10, 2000
RecordedNovember 1966 - October 16, 1975
GenrePop
LabelColumbia (UK, US)
ProducerLaura Nyro
Laura Nyro chronology
Stoned Soul Picnic: The Best of Laura Nyro
(1997)
Time and Love: The Essential Masters
(2000)
Live at Mountain Stage
(2000)
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Track listingEdit

All songs written by Laura Nyro, except where noted.

  1. "Sweet Blindness"
  2. "Wedding Bell Blues"
  3. "And When I Die"
  4. "Blowin' Away"
  5. "Eli's Comin'"
  6. "Goodbye Joe"
  7. "Stoney End"
  8. "It's Gonna Take a Miracle" (Teddy Randazzo, Lou Stallman, Bob Weinstein)
  9. "Stoned Soul Picnic"
  10. "Lu"
  11. "Save the Country"
  12. "When I Was a Freeport and You Were the Main Drag"
  13. "Blackpatch"
  14. "Time and Love"
  15. "Sexy Mama" (Al Goodman, Harry Ray, Sylvia Robinson)
  16. "Up on the Roof" (Gerry Goffin, Carole King)