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    When I Was a Freeport and You Were the Main Drag

    (Laura Nyro)

     

     

    Dee Rossello recordings

    White Dove (150 C.S.) (US 45)

     

    Originally released in January 1971 and backed with "Been on a Train".  It appeared on Laura Nyro's Christmas and the Beads of Sweat, co-produced by Rascals' front man Felix Cavaliere, in 1970.  It has since been included on Season of Lights, Laura Nyro in Concert, Stoned Soul Picnic:  The Best of Laura Nyro, and Time and Love:  The Essential Masters.  The Dee Rossello version on White Dove curiously curtails the title, erasing the "When" and dividing " Freeport" into two words.

     

    Sources:

    1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Season_of_Lights
    2. http://www.amazon.com/Time-Love-Essential-Laura-Nyro/dp/B00004Z3U2
    3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stoned_Soul_Picnic:_The_Best_of_Laura_Nyro
    4. http://www.artistdirect.com/nad/store/artist/album/0,,140250,00.html
    5. http://ectoguide.org/artists/nyro.laura
    6. http://books.google.com/books?id=OH1DyzPX3zgC&pg=PA328&lpg=PA328&dq=%22when+i+was+a+freeport+and+you+were+the+main+drag%22&source=web&ots=PWCusOJMFT&sig=yNPWUaRjlodYQNHW4HUaZT2eS5o

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     



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