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Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and Sean Lennon event_note radio On October 9, 1984, a birthday party for Sean Lennon and his father John Lennon was held on-the-air by the radio station WNEW-FM in New York, New York and distributed by satellite to other stations by MJI Broadcasting .   "Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for ...
Harry Nilsson on Performing Live auto_stories I don't know how much I want out of music or how much I'm willing to pay for it. It's acceptance we all want, isn't it? If it's my music that's being played and sung am I accepted? Or do I have to play it and sing it myself? Maybe, that's why I don't perform. I don't feel comfortable before an ...
Cuddly Toy music_note After selling "Cuddly Toy" to The Monkees and receiving a $40,000 guarantee Harry Nilsson felt secure enough to quit his job at the bank . He called his boss who chided Nilsson "for making jokes over the phone," But when he sensed I was serious he told me he couldn't be happier and I would ...
Harry Nilsson on his Father auto_stories I saw him when I was 9, and again recently, like after 20 years. He remarried and had three more children. He's retired now, after he got hurt in an auto plant. He was a supervisor and got to manage one of the Dodger farm clubs. He used to be a pretty good ballplayer once. -- Harry Nilsson ...
Harry Nilsson on Songwriting auto_stories While working at a bank, Harry had an answer when people asked why he wasn't doing well with the songs he was writing: The only way I defended myself was by quoting statistics that fewer people in music got into trouble or jail than people in other trades or professions. -- Harry Nilsson (1969) ...
Collect My Drum article In May of 1984, a number of newspapers reported the following ....   Isaac Tigrett , one of the founders of the Hard Rock Cafe chain of restaurants, had attended an auction in London where he purchased a set of drums that once had belonged to Ringo Starr . Ringo learned of this and ...
You've Got Mail videocam You've Got Mail is a 1998 film. The romantic comedy reunites "Sleepless in Seattle " stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan with director and writer, Nora Ephron . The film contains four songs performed by Harry Nilsson .   The plot of "You've Got Mail" centers ...
Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood theater_comedy In a 1969 interview [1] , Harry Nilsson described a "contemporary musical" he was writing with Laura Nyro and Randy Newman called "Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood."   It's an attempt to create an entertainment visually and musically by illustrating the lyrics. The three of us seem to ...