Aerial Ballet

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Aerial Ballet {Monophonic LP} [1968] album Monophonic release of Harry Nilsson's second album for RCA . The first release of Aerial Ballet includes "Daddy's Song ." RCA quickly deleted this first release and issued a second pressing without "Daddy's Song ." RCA feared that Harry's version would compete with The Monkees's cover of ...
Aerial Ballet {Stereophonic LP} [1968] album Stereo release of Nilsson's second album for RCA .  
Aerial Ballet {Stereophonic LP Second Release} [1968] album RCA quickly deleted the first release of Aerial Ballet and issued this second pressing without "Daddy's Song ." RCA feared that Harry's version would compete with The Monkee's cover of the song.
Aerial Ballet {Pickwick LP Reissue} [1980] album This budget re-issue of Aerial Ballet doesn't include "Bath " or the reprise of "Little Cowboy ."  
Aerial Ballet {Monophonic LP Second Release} [1968] album Monophonic release of Nilsson's second album for RCA .   RCA quickly deleted the first release of Aerial Ballet and issued this second pressing without "Daddy's Song ." RCA feared that Harry's version would compete with The Monkees's cover of the song.
Aerial Ballet {Japanese CD Reissue} [2002] album


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One Last Touch of Nilsson article This article is from Goldmine Magazine (Vol. 20 No. 9 Issue 359 dated April 29, 1994). Bruce Ansley contacted Krause Publications Group, Inc. and Dawn Eden and they were kind enough to grant him permission to place the article online. Once he had ...
Notes on Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton book by Roger Smith   Drawing on extensive research and access to Nilsson's personal archives, Alyn Shipton's Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter is an exhaustive and award-winning biography of Harry Nilsson . Published in 2013, the biography is ...
Think of Rain music_note "Think of Rain" is an unreleased song recorded during the Aerial Ballet sessions.   We learned from someone at RCA who was compiling a Nilsson package that "Think of Rain" was listed on a tape box, but razor-cut out. (Harry apparently did that when he didn’t like a performance.) Harry ...
Margo Guryan person photo Margo Guryan wrote "Think of Rain " which Harry Nilsson recorded during his Aerial Ballet sessions. The recording remains unreleased.   He promised he would let me hear it, but we learned that although the song was listed on a tape box it was spliced out by Harry. Apparently he did ...
David Cassidy person Rick [Jarrard ] had produced two or three of my favourite albums of all time: Jefferson Airplane’s first album and Harry Nilsson’s Aerial Ballet and Harry which were two masterpieces. I was a huge Nilsson fan and got to know him very well, eventually singing and writing with him a ...
Why is a Mouse That Spins? article photo By Roger Smith Originally published in Everybody's Talkin' Volume 1997.2   On the back of Harry Nilsson's Aerial Ballet album cover is the cryptic message "Why is a mouse that spins." I suppose I'm not the only Harry fan to have puzzled over the ...
Album Reviews: Harry thumbs_up_down Harry Nilsson , who usually goes by just his last name, is a musician's musician. Like Randy Newman , Van Dyke Parks and a few others, all of whom seem to reside in southern California, he writes incredibly wonderful songs and remains obscure. Nilsson's ...
Album Reviews: Aerial Ballet thumbs_up_down Nilsson is a singer and songwriter of universal appeal. Aerial Ballet is wistful, funny, charming, playful and intelligent, thoroughly musical and thoroughly lacking pretensions. -- Pete Johnson [1]   [1] The Los Angeles Times ( Los Angeles, ...
Larry Knechtel person Larry William Knechtel played bass on Harry Nilsson's Harry and Aerial Ballet albums. He also played bass or keyboards for many others including Simon And Garfunkel , Duane Eddy , The Beach Boys (during their Pet Sounds and Smile sessions), The Mamas and The Papas , The ...
Nilsson's Aerial Ballet theater_comedy Nilsson's Aerial Ballet was an act created by Carl Emanuel Nilsson , Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather. [1] .   Using a device patented by Carl Nilsson , ballet performers appeared to dance in mid-air while other dancers performed on the stage below. ...
She Wandered Through the Garden Fence music_note Procol Harum originally recorded She Wandered Through the Garden Fence for their first, self-titled, album. Harry Nilsson recorded it during his Aerial Ballet sessions. She Wandered Through the Garden Fence ...
Admiral Dewey circle Eugene Ware wrote the poem about Admiral Dewey which is quoted (in modified form) on the back cover of Harry Nilsson's Aerial Ballet album.   O Dewey was the morning Upon the first of May; And Dewey was the Admiral Down in Manila Bay; And Dewey ...
Everybody's Talkin' music_note Harry Nilsson's recording of "Everybody's Talkin' " from the Aerial Ballet album was later featured in the movie Midnight Cowboy . The single issued to coincide with the release of the soundtrack album became an international hit and earned Nilsson a Grammy award. ...
Remembering Harry article By Andrea Sheridan   Andrea Sheridan's personal remembrance of Harry originally appeared in the Spring of 1994 in Good Day Sunshine (#73). It is reprinted here with the kind permission of Andrea and Good Day Sunshine.   How do I reduce a life to a few words? Especially an ex ...
Covering Harry article This article originally appeared in Everybody's Talkin' (Number 15) published in 1998.   by Chris Hahn   Bring up the subject of Harry Nilsson's singing and you'll get little argument. In his early years, Nilsson had one of the sweetest, purest voices ever to engage a ...
Harryfest 1999 event_note Sue Schnelzer hosted Harryfest 1999 in Covington, Kentucky , just across the river from Cincinnati . The 'fest was held July 16 through 18, 1999.   Memories of Harryfest 1999   Joel Folds :   When I first decided to look up my favorite artist ...
Aerial Pandemonium Ballet {Stereophonic LP} [1971] album After the success of "Everybody's Talkin' ", Harry Nilsson went into the studio and produced Aerial Pandemonium Ballet , a collection of reworked songs from Pandemonium Shadow Show and Aerial Ballet .
Aerial Pandemonium Ballet photo campaign To capitalize on the success of "Everybody's Talkin' " which became a big hit after it appeared in Midnight Cowboy , Harry Nilsson remixed selected tracks from his first two RCA albums, Pandemonium Shadow Show and Aerial Ballet and released them ...
Harry Nilsson in the Netherlands article This 1997 article is based on one of Sue Schnelzer's contributions to the Everybody's Talkin' newsletter.   By Sue Schnelzer   "If only I could find a place where smiling strangers knew our faces; I would take you there. A place with constant melody, where you and I could wander ...
Interview with Zak Nilsson article Roger Smith interviewed Zak Nilsson for this article which was originally published in the July, 1996, issue of Everybody's Talkin' .   ET caught up with Zak Nilsson somewhere in Cyberspace where this interview was conducted over a period of a few weeks. Many of the questions were ...
Daddy's Song (performed by Monkees) music_note Harry Nilsson's version of "Daddy's Song " was originally released on the first pressing of his Aerial Ballet album. But, it was quickly pulled from the album by RCA who feared that it would compete with The Monkees's cover version.   Nilsson's version later reappeared on his Aerial ...
Pandemonium Shadow Show / Aerial Ballet / Aerial Pandemonium Ballet [2000] album This Camden UK release includes Pandemonium Shadow Show , Aerial Ballet , and Aerial Pandemonium Ballet as a single two-CD set with previously-released bonus tracks.
Baron Wolman person Baron Wolman  photographed Harry Nilsson for an article, "At Home With Los Angeles' Pop Stars " which appeared in the December, 1968, issue of Eye Magazine . The striking photo shows Harry at home posing in front of a piano and "a 1905 Victor Talking ...
Pussy Cats {US Deluxe CD Reissue} [1999] album Produced by John Lennon , Pussy Cats was recorded during John's "Lost Weekend" in Los Angeles, California . Harry injured his vocal cords during the recording sessions. After recording A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night Harry announced that ...
Aerial Ballet {Monophonic LP} [1968] album Monophonic release of Harry Nilsson's second album for RCA . The first release of Aerial Ballet includes "Daddy's Song ." RCA quickly deleted this first release and issued a second pressing without "Daddy's Song ." RCA feared that Harry's version would compete with The Monkees's cover of ...
Daddy's Song music_note Harry Nilsson included "Daddy's Song " on his Aerial Ballet album, but RCA quickly pulled the first release of the album and reissued it without "Daddy's Song."   RCA feared that Harry's version of the song would compete with the Monkees's recording included on the soundtrack album for ...
Aerial Ballet {Monophonic LP Second Release} [1968] album Monophonic release of Nilsson's second album for RCA .   RCA quickly deleted the first release of Aerial Ballet and issued this second pressing without "Daddy's Song ." RCA feared that Harry's version would compete with The Monkees's cover of the song.
Mr. Richland's Favorite Song music_note "Mr. Richland's Favorite Song" is named for Tony Richland , a record promoter who, hearing a demo of Aerial Ballet , picked this song as his favorite track.
Everybody's Talkin' {Aerial Pandemonium Ballet} music_note Harry Nilsson remixed his Aerial Ballet version of Everybody's Talkin' for the Aerial Pandemonium Ballet album. He removed the second voice.
Don't Leave Me music_note Harry Nilsson recorded "Don't Leave Me " on December 1, 1967, for his 1968 album, Aerial Ballet . He later remixed the song for the Aerial Pandemonium Ballet album released in June of 1971.   Don't leave me, baby. Things are gonna work out fine. Don't leave me, baby. Think I'm ...
Don't Leave Me {Aerial Pandemonium Ballet} music_note Harry Nilsson recorded "Don't Leave Me " on December 1, 1967, for his 1968 album, Aerial Ballet . He later remixed the song for the Aerial Pandemonium Ballet album released in June of 1971.   Don't leave me, baby. Things are gonna work out fine. Don't leave me, baby. Think I'm ...
The New Harry Nilsson Web Pages - A Little Touch of Schmilsson on the Net announcement Through the years, the Harry Nilsson Web Pages web site has gone through many iterations. It began with a simple page hosted on my personal account at magicnet.net .   Then it moved to jadebox.com ("Everyone should own a little Jade Box") and began to ...