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2022-05-20 00:00:00 Yesterday Emotional Rescue: Essays on Love, Loss, and Life - With a Soundtrack In an essay ("Questions / Answers") about mysteries as told through stories in songs, Ben Greenman talks about two of Harry Nilsson's "mystery" songs:   Neither [the songs "Who Slapped John" and "Who Shot Sam"] has the production values or the ...
2022-05-20 00:00:00 Yesterday Olivia Nilsson Olivia Nilsson Discusses Her Father  
2022-05-20 00:00:00 Yesterday 2022-05-20 - See the "The Point!" with Kiefo Nilsson and Pamela Adlon Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga, California , will preview its 2022 Summer repertory season on June 4, 2022, at 4pm.   Following a presentation from each of the four plays in the summer season will be a live performance of Harry Nilsson’s ...
2022-05-13 00:00:00 One Week Ago Wallace Albertson In 1982, Wallace Alberston, a lifelong activist and the widow of actor Jack Albertson , campaigned for the Democratic nomination for a seat in the California State Assembly .   Harry Nilsson supported her candidacy. On Saturday, March 27, ...
2022-05-13 00:00:00 One Week Ago Shutter Foundation On Friday, February 12, 1982, Harry Nilsson attended an anti-handgun rally outside the Hawaii State Capitol. Sponsored by the Shutter Foundation , the rally attracted about 200 supporters. Nilsson spoke and sang "Give Peace a Chance ."[1]   ...
2022-04-23 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago My Dead Drunk Friends "My Dead Drunk Friends" by Hollywood Vampires    
2022-04-23 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Hollywood Vampires Hollywood Vampires is a group created by Alice Cooper , Joe Perry , and Johnny Depp . The name of the group comes from the label Cooper gave to his list of drinking buddies in the 1970s.
2022-04-19 00:00:00 A Month Ago She Drifted Away "She Drifted Away" is a track recorded by Harry Nilsson for his Flash Harry album. It was included as a bonus track on the remastered re-release of the album .   ...
2022-04-18 00:00:00 A Month Ago The First Lady {"That White House"} In the first episode of the Hulu TV series, Harry Nilsson's "Coconut " is heard.   Harry Nilsson’s "Coconut" accompanies a playful daytime cocktail-making session and this party-for-one is about to get rudely interrupted by a White House ...
2022-04-11 00:00:00 A Month Ago Pat Murphy Recording engineer and percussionist, Patrick Michael Murphy, worked with many recording artists including Tito Puente , Joni Mitchel , and Harry Nilsson . He was later known as a renowned film preservationist. [1]     Murphy played ...
2022-04-11 00:00:00 A Month Ago Greg Calbi As a studio engineer at the Record Plant , Calbi was a mastering engineer for Harry Nilsson's Pussy Cats album.
2022-04-08 00:00:00 A Month Ago The Biggest Man in Town "The Biggest Man in Town" is one of the tracks Harry Nilsson recorded in 1962 for Scott Turner . Unlike the other recordings from those sessions, "The Biggest Man in Town" has not been released.  
2022-04-04 00:00:00 2 Months Ago 2022-04-04 - Original LCD Soundsystem Members Reunite for DFA Records 20th Anniversary Party LCD Soundsystem's original line-up has performed together at a party celebrating the twentieth anniversary of DFA Records .   The last time that the group's original members, James Murphy , Nancy Whang , Pat Mahoney , Tyler Pope , and Phil ...
2022-04-04 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Jump Into the Fire (performed by LCD Soundsystem) "Jump Into the Fire" by LCD Soundsystem  
2022-04-04 00:00:00 2 Months Ago David Peel David Peel (born David Michael Rosario) was a musician who had recorded two albums for Elektra before meeting John Lennon in the early 1970s. Lennon produced Peel's 1972 album The Pope Smokes Dope .   Harry Nilsson and David Peel ...
2022-03-29 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Tom August "Tom August" was the pseudonym used by screenwriter Alfred Lewis Levitt after he was blacklisted in the 1950s for his involvement with the Communist Party.   Born June 3, 1916, in The Bronx, New York , Levitt married Helen Slote in 1938 and was ...
2022-03-26 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Headlines (performed by The Sunday Funnies) "Headlines" by The Sunday Funnies
2022-03-21 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Jane Getz Jane Getz was a classical piano child prodigy at age six. After her mother took her to see Billie Holiday at the Hollywood Bowl , Getz fell in love with jazz music.   My mother took me to see Billie Holiday at the Hollywood Bowl when I was 9 or 10, and I ...
2022-03-16 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Garbage Can Ballet (performed by Bill DeMain) Bill DeMain recorded "Garbage Can Ballet " for his 2021 EP Vaudeville .   Vaudeville EP by Bill DeMain   Pop singer-songwriter Bill DeMain offers a delightfully nostalgic escape with his seven-song EP Vaudeville . The six swinging ...
2022-03-14 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Daddy's Song (performed by Corin Ashley) Corin Ashley's recording of "Daddy's Song " appears on his 2006 album, Songs From The Brill Bedroom ,    
2022-03-01 00:00:00 3 Months Ago Karo Canadian singer Caroline Vallee performed under the name "Karo."  
2022-03-01 00:00:00 3 Months Ago Crois Tu Vraiment (performed by Jocelyne)
2022-03-01 00:00:00 3 Months Ago Jocelyne Jocelyne Esther Journo recorded "Crois Tu Vraiment " ("Do You Really Believe"), an adaptation of "It's Been So Long " in French. The song was released on a single in 1968 in Canada ( Vedettes / VD-3068)).   Born on August 14, 1951 in Tunis, ...
2022-03-01 00:00:00 3 Months Ago Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" [2014] Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" is the debut album from Scottish singer, Peter French . It is based on his 2013 stage show of the same name.       External Links Official Web Site ...
2022-03-01 00:00:00 3 Months Ago Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" Peter French Sings Harry Nilsson's "A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night" is a concert program based on Harry Nilsson's album of classic songs. Peter Fench performed it as a live concert at The Pheasantry in London, England on June 21, ...
2022-02-01 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Blue Oyster Cult Auditioning for Columbia Records the New York band Blue Oyster Cult found themselves performing in front of Clive Davis (president of Columbia Records), some A&R representatives, Patti Smith (the singer was dating a member of the band), and Harry ...
2022-01-31 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Tiny Desk Concert {Sara Watkins - May, 2021} During the May, 2921, episode of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series, Sara Watkins performed songs from her 2021 album, Under the Pepper Tree . One of the songs performed is Harry Nilsson's "Blanket for a Sail ."     SET LIST "Tumbling ...
2022-01-31 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Under the Pepper Tree Sara Watkins' 2021 album, Under the Pepper Tree includes her recording of "Blanket for a Sail ."  
2022-01-25 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Shaun Furlong Shaun Furlong programmed the synthesizers used while recording Harry Nilsson's 1975 album Duit on Mon Dei .   Furlong also worked with Nilsson on other tracks, demos which never made it to released material. He provided flying saucer sounds ...
2022-01-23 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Best of Harry Nilsson - Piano, Vocal and Guitar Chords This songbook includes 15 songs from the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson whose songs were made popular in the 1970s.   The book includes 15 songs with arrangements for piano, voice, and guitar:   Coconut Everybody's Talkin' ...
2022-01-16 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Wedding Ringer
2022-01-13 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Paul Stallworth As a touring and session musician Paul John Stallworth worked with Bobby Womack , Harry Nilsson , Al Jarreau , Nils Lofgren , John David Souther , Bill Cosby , George Harrison , Ringo Starr , and others. He co-wrote the song "It's So Easy " ...
2022-01-12 00:00:00 4 Months Ago Bittersweet Demons "Bittersweet Demons" is a song by The Murlocs from their album of the same name.   According to the group's frontman, Ambrose Kenny-Smith , the song and album are somewhat inspired by Harry Nilsson's Pussy Cats :   I was really heavily ...
2021-12-29 00:00:00 5 Months Ago Eva Nilsson Eva Nilsson is the name of a character introduced in the first episode of the second season of the TV series Star Trek: Discovery .   Writer/producer Ted Sullivan named the character after Harry Nilsson . [1] ...
2021-12-29 00:00:00 5 Months Ago Michelle Nilsson Harry Nilsson's half-sister Michelle Florence Nilsson was born to Harry's mother on February 6, 1947.  
2021-12-19 09:08:23 5 Months Ago Jump Into the Fire
2021-12-17 00:00:00 5 Months Ago Jump Into the Fire (performed by Chris Cornell) Chris Cornell released his cover of Harry Nilsson's "Jump Into the Fire " on his 2020 album No One Sings Like You Anymore, Vol. 1 .   "Jump Into the Fire" by Chris ...
2021-12-13 00:00:00 5 Months Ago Wings Over the World In 1975 and 1976, Paul McCartney's band, Wings , toured in Britain, Australia, Europe, Canada, and the United States including McCartney's first live performances in the US since the Beatles tour in 1966.   In 1980, Miramax released Rockshow , a ...
2021-12-11 00:00:00 5 Months Ago 2021-12-11 - Kiefo Nilsson and John C. Reilly Perform The Point! Live On Saturday, December 11, 2021, the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga, California presents a live performance of Harry Nilsson's "The Point! .   The performance, lead by Nilsson's son, Kiefo Nilsson  with narration by actor John C. ...
2021-12-03 00:00:00 6 Months Ago Bobby Keys Robert Henry Keys was born on December 18, 1943, at Lubbock Army Airfield in Texas. He died on December 2, 2014, in Franklin, Tennessee, after a long illness.   In 1964, Keys was playing sax for Bobby Vee's band at the  San Antonio ...