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Derek Taylor person photo On September 8, 1997, Harry Nilsson's friend Derek Taylor died at his home in Suffolk, England , after a long illness. He was 65.   Derek Taylor was born in Liverpool, England on May 7, 1932. He was educated in the city and became a journalist for "The ...
The Telephone videocam The Telephone was directed by Rip Torn from a screenplay written by Harry Nilsson and Terry Southern . Hawkeye Entertainment produced the film.   Whoopi Goldberg stars as an eccentric out-of-work actress, disconnected from reality, who ignores the threatening calls from her many ...
This Could Be the Night music_note In 1964, Harry Nilsson began a short association with famed producer, Phil Spector . The association resulted in three songs: "This Could Be The Night ," recorded by the Modern Folk Quartet , and the Ronettes numbers "Paradise " and "Here I Sit ."   The Modern Folk Quartet's version of ...
The Beach Boys: An American Band videocam photo Harry Nilsson crashed the Beach Boys July 4, 1982, concert on The National Mall in Washington, D. C. . Ringo Starr played drums during the concert. Harry can be briefly spotted in the film of the event as shown in the documentary, The Beach Boys: An ...
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 ...
Jim Gordon person Two men named Jim Gordon appear in the credits for Harry Nilsson's recordings. One is a percussionist. The other Jim Gordon plays horn.   James Beck Gordon, the drummer, co-wrote "Layla " with Eric Clapton . When a re-release of "Layla" was nominated for ...
Kevin Tihista person A 2005 interview of Kevin Tihista published in the Chicago Tribune begins with the interviewer stating:   Seems every review of your records mentions The Beach Boys and The Beatles . I actually hear a little more of Harry Nilsson's wink and nod in your songs.   To which Tihista ...
Stephen Kalinich person Stephen Kalinich is a poet who has co-written songs with Brian Wilson and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys .   Kalinich told Paul McCartney of Zak Nilsson's illness which resulted in McCartney sending an encouraging letter to Zak . [1] ...
This Could Be the Night (performed by Modern Folk Quartet) music_note "We went into the studio and cut a song called This Could Be the Night , a Harry Nilsson tune, and it had the whole Spector 'wall of sound.' Part of the sound was to have lots of guitars, lots of drums, lots of bass - not just one of everything. So anyway, we recorded this song, and Brian ...
Meet the Beatles ... Again! book Subtitled "A Collection of Memories and Comments From Today's Most Influential Personalities And the Fab Four Themselves" this book features quotes from and photos of the Rolling Stones , Who , David Bowie , REM , Kiss , Beach Boys , Lenny Kravitz , Kinks ...