Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #508: “Up On The Roof”- Laura Nyro. October 10, 1970.
- Single: ” Up On The Roof”- Laura Nyro
- Record Company- Columbia
- Genre: Pop
- Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
- Time: 3:15
- B-side:”Captain Saint Lucifer”
- Album-Christmas and The Beads Of Sweat
- Grade: A
- Peaked at #92 2 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.
Born Laura Nigro in the Bronx, New York in 1947- Laura Nyro was best known as a singer-songwriter. She wrote songs that were hits for others- The 5th Dimension, Blood, Sweat and Tears, Three Dog Night, Babs Streisand but her only Hot 100 hit was this one – a cover of the Goffin-King classic which was a #5 hit by The Drifters. Laura Nyro died of cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.