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Obits videocam Obits Screenplay by Harry Nilsson and Terry Southern Based on the Screenplay for Obituaries by Roger Watkins   History   A talk with a bartender about the screenplay he had just written led Roger Watkins to a meeting with Harry Nilsson . ...
Michelle Branch person In an article about the 2002 MTV video awards. Michelle Branch , a 19-year old nominated for three MTV awards, is quoted as saying that she is inspired by the artists of the 60s and 70s, "'That's all I listen to,' she said, before naming Joni Mitchell , The Beatles , Led Zeppelin , and ...
Hal Willner person Hal Willner produced a various-artists collection of performances of Disney songs called Stay Awake . Harry Nilsson sings "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah " on the album.   Growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , Willner said he was "a music fan from the day I was born." He saw The Beatles ...
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 ...
Nat Weiss person Derek Taylor played Harry Nilsson's Pandemonium Shadow Show to Nat Weiss of the Beatles's management company, NEMS and NEMS attempted to lure Harry away from RCA . But the attempt ended when Beatles manager Brian Epstein died. [1]   [1] ...
Harry & Me Available for Pre-Order announcement photo Neil Watson's new book, Harry & Me is a collection of more than 200 memories of Harry Nilsson collected from fans and musicians. In addition to soliciting stories from Harry's fans, Neil interview many people who knew and worked with Nilsson. And, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Derek Taylor person 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 ...
Once There Was a Way book Once There Was a Way by Bryce Zabel is an alternative history novel in which the Beatles choose to stay together as a group, rather than breakup as the 1970s began.   Harry Nilsson appears as a character in the novel. Harry is watching the Watergate ...
Troubadour place On March 12, 1974, Harry Nilsson and John Lennon were escorted out of the Troubadour club in Hollywood, California , because they were heckling the Smothers Brothers during the comedy/music duo's "comeback" performance.   Harry Nilsson said the ...
Duit On Mon Dei article photo By Curtis Armstrong and Diane Nilsson Originally Published in Everybody's Talkin' Spring 1997   "Duit On Mon Dei" is a phrase which has intrigued Harry Nilsson fans for some time. Duit on Mon Dei is the name Harry gave to the album he had ...
Nilsson! theater_comedy From February 15 to April 1, 1998, the Muziektheater in Amsterdam, Holland , presented "Nilsson! " a play based on the life and music of Harry Nilsson .   "Nilsson!" is based on a concept by Bill van Dijk . Developed under the working title of "Late Last ...
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 ...
Harry Nilsson at Beatlefest photo From 1982 to 1992 Harry Nilsson attended most of the Beatlefest conventions, selling kisses to raise money for the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence and sometimes joining the band on-stage.   Harry Nilsson was in the room when Mark Lapidos pitched the ...
Harryquins person event_note Each year The Harlequins , an experimental, psychedelic rock trio from Cincinnati celebrate Halloween each year by adopting the persona of another group or performer. For the special, live event they’ve become The Beatles , Ziggy Stardust , and Velvet Underground . In 2018, The Harlequins ...
John Ritter person Actor John Ritter, a big fan of the Beatles , told the following story during a talk show appearance.   A friend of his told him of that John Lennon was at a recording session in LA . Ritter arrived uninvited at the The Jim Keltner Fan Club Hour recording sessions produced by John ...
Apple business The Beatles formed Apple Corps Ltd. in 1968 primarily as their own record label.   At the press conference announcing the formation of Apple, The Beatles named Harry Nilsson as both their favorite American artist and as their favorite American group.   Son of Dracula was billed as ...
Kathy Simmonds person Kathy Simmonds appeared in the 1968 film The Touchables as one of a quartet of Pop-Art princesses who kidnap a rock-star and imprison him in their plastic, see-through bubble house.   Simmonds was Harry Nilsson's girlfriend at the time that he recorded A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the ...
The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy videocam In a 2004 interview, Maxwell Atoms , the creator and executive producer of animated TV series "The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy," was asked "Who is the voice actor you would most like to work with, that you haven't yet?" He answered, "I've been itching to try to get Ringo Starr for ...
May Pang person John and I entertained Paul , George and Ringo at various times. He would go see them or they would come to us. The Beatles getting together was not a thing of the past with John. He actually considered to get the other guys together and do a concert.  Harry Nilsson ...
Anne Murray person On her official web site, Anne Murray lists her favorite albums as: Harry Nilsson's Nilsson Sings Newman Dusty Springfield's Dusty In Memphis Carole King's Tapestry K.T. Oslin's 80's Ladies The Beatles's White Album
Mal Evans person Malcolm Evans was the road manager and good friend of the Beatles and, later, Harry Nilsson .   On the night of January 4, 1976, Fran Hughes , Mal's live-in girlfriend, called the police to report that Evan's was despondent and had a gun. When the ...
Beatles Undercover book Beatles Undercover by Kristofer Engelhardt is an anthology of all the artists the Beatles , either collectively or individually, recorded with, wrote for, and produced. Each artist's tracks have excellent session listings. The section on Harry Nilsson is very accurate and lovingly written ...
Fifty Years Adrift (In An Open-Necked Shirt) book This limited-edition 650-page autobiography of Beatles publicist Derek Taylor was published using antique laid paper; hand-bound in calf leather with gilt tooled on the spine and page edges; and enclosed in a hard sleeve. Each copy is signed by both Taylor ...
Beatlemania / Volume 2 {CD} [2004] album Each copy of Mojo magazine's September, 2004, issue included one of two CDs of Beatles songs recorded by various artists. Harry Nilsson's recording of She's Leaving Home is on one of the two CDs.
Artifacts III [1995] album This four-CD set consists of bootleg tracks from The Beatles solo careers. It includes a recording of the session from 1974 featuring John Lennon , Paul McCartney , Stevie Wonder , and Harry Nilsson .   See also: A Toot and a Snore  
Blackbird music_note Harry tried to record the Beatles song in 3/4 time, but got lost along the way. (Source: Curtis Armstrong )
Ken Sharp Interviews Harry Nilsson (March, 1992) question_answer Ken Sharp interviewed Harry Nilsson in March of 1992 at the Beatlefest in Secaucus, New Jersey .   KS (Ken Sharp): What are your plans for a new record?   HN (Harry Nilsson): To make one!   KS: Have you been doing a lot of writing?   ...
George Harrison person The following was written for the Everybody's Talkin' newsletter after George Harrison , singer, songwriter and guitarist for the world's most famous pop group , died on November 29, 2001. The article is mostly based on posts made to the Harry Nilsson Mailing List in the days following ...
A Toot and a Snore article Between March and May 1974, John Lennon was at Record Plant West and Burbank Studios in Los Angeles, California , where he was producing and mixing Harry Nilsson's new album Pussy Cats . (The documented dates vary.  Mark Lewisohn says the ...
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 ...