EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #508: ” UP ON THE ROOF”- LAURA NYRO

Laura Nyro - Up On The Roof (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

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.

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