Who did Stoney End?

Barbra Streisand
Stoney End (song)

“Stoney End”
Label Columbia
Songwriter(s) Laura Nyro
Producer(s) Richard Perry
Barbra Streisand singles chronology

Who wrote Stoney End song?

Laura Nyro
Stoney End/Lyricists

What year did Stoney End come out?

Stoney End/Released

What did Laura Nyro write?

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by
Save the Country Laura Nyro Laura Nyro
Stoned Soul Picnic Laura Nyro Laura Nyro
Stoney End Laura Nyro Laura Nyro
Sweet Blindness Laura Nyro Laura Nyro

Who originally sang Wedding Bell Blues?

“Wedding Bell Blues” is a song written and recorded by Laura Nyro in 1966. The best known version was a number one hit for the 5th Dimension in 1969.

Who is Laura Nyro son?

Gil Bianchini
Laura Nyro/Sons
Ms. Nyro personally selected all 34 of the songs on a recently released two-disk retrospective of her work, ”The Best of Laura Nyro: Stoned Soul Picnic” (Columbia/Legacy). She is survived by a son, Gil Bianchini, and her companion, Maria Desiderio.

Did Laura Nyro ever marry?

Nyro married Vietnam War veteran David Bianchini in October 1971 after a whirlwind romance and spent the next three years living with him in a small town in Massachusetts.

Is Laura Nyro still alive?

Deceased (1947–1997)
Laura Nyro/Living or Deceased

What is the meaning of the song Stoney End?

“STONEY END” Who could have thought of those words as a song title. Yet, they offer great meaning. “Stoney End’ in one context means going down the wrong road. The end is not smooth…it is a stoney, painful road and ending.

How did Barbra Streisand get the song Stoney End?

Producer Richard Perry looked at several Laura Nyro songs for Barbra Streisand to sing on her second Pop-Rock album. He selected this song and convinced Streisand to sing it, despite her not being comfortable with the line “I was raised on the good book, Jesus.” It was Streisand’s biggest Hot 100 hit until “Evergreen.”

What kind of road is the Stoney End?

The stoney end is part of a dirt road. The established trash have lived on their part of the dirt road long enough that the stones have been brushed to the side and the dirt is compacted and smooth.

Why did Laura Nyro write the song Stoney End?

Laura was expressing the very common terror and fear young women felt about coming out and the fact that they could be wrecking their lives (hence the stoney end) This song describes how hard it was to come out when you were just an everyday person like all the other young women except you were a lesbian.