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2021-09-24 00:00:00 5 Days Ago Written and Sunged The credits for pilot episode ("Mrs. Livingston, I Presume") of The Courtship of Eddie's Father include:   Music and Lyrics Written and Sunged by NILSSON   The second episode ("Teachers Pet") changes the credit to: Songs Written and Sunged by ...
2021-09-22 00:00:00 7 Days Ago Scott Turner Scott Turner was born as Graham Morrison Turnbull on August 23, 1931, in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada . He died on February 9, 2009.     As a youth, Turnbull excelled at sports. [1]   While recovering from an injury, Turner taught himself to play guitar.   After graduating ...
2021-09-21 00:00:00 One Week Ago Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him: A Live Birthday Party for John and Sean Lennon 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 ...
2021-09-21 00:00:00 One Week Ago The Story of Rock & Roll (Second Version) (Tracking Session Take 5A) (performed by The Monkees) "The Story of Rock & Roll" by The Monkees  
2021-09-21 00:00:00 One Week Ago Jesse Ed Davis Jesse Edwin Davis was born on September 21, 1944. He died on June 22, 1988.   Dad, Lennon and guitarist Jesse Ed Davis, 1974 pic.twitter.com/nHKxSBoPkq — Harry Nilsson (@OfficialNilsson) December 17, 2019  
2021-09-21 00:00:00 One Week Ago 12th Annual Grammy Awards At the 12th Annual Grammy Awards on March 11, 1970, Harry Nilsson won a Grammy for Best Contemporary Vocal Performance, Male for "Everybody's Talkin' ."
2021-09-21 00:00:00 One Week Ago Everybody's Talkin' About Harry Nilsson Harry Nilsson appeared on the cover of of the December 5, 1969, issue of Entertainment World . The issue contains a four-page article/interview covering Nilsson's involvement in records, television and films.    
2021-09-20 00:00:00 One Week Ago Drake Nilsson Drake Nilsson was born on November 21, 1949, to Bette and Harry Nilsson .   Harry Nilsson was unaware that he had a brother until Drake contacted him through RCA in 1976.   [...]when Harry did the album called Harry , the picture on the album cover looked so much like me that a ...
2021-09-17 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago The Point! {Mermaid Theatre}     Musical Numbers: Overture - Orchestra Everything's Got 'Em - Company Me and My Arrow - Oblio Poli High - Company Remember - Mum To Be a King - The King and Company He's Leaving Here This Morning (Bath) - Kid, Count, Count's Lady Think About Your Troubles - Oblio and Company ...
2021-09-16 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Tim Curry Asked in 2005 about how quitting smoking affected his singing voice, actor Tim Curry replied:   It's extraordinary. Within about three weeks I gained [some range] at the top of my voice. [...] Harry Nilsson , I remember, was making that legendary record with John Lennon singing backup. ...
2021-09-16 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Never Without You Ringo Starr's 2003 album, Ringo Rama features a song dedicated to George Harrison .   The song "Never Without You" features a guitar solo from Eric Clapton and was written by Ringo Starr, producer Mark Hudson , and guitarist Gary Nicholson .   It was my way to say how much George ...
2021-09-16 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Joseph Gordon-Levitt We first met in the summer of 2000 while doing a tiny movie called Manic . We bonded over a mutual appreciation for Harry Nilsson and Nina Simone and I have been lucky enough to call him one of my dearest friends ever since. -- Zooey Deschanel talking about Joseph Gordon-Levitt   ...
2021-09-16 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Gemeinsam (performed by Liesbeth List)
2021-09-16 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Power to the Pop 2 [2021]
2021-09-15 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Harry Nilsson on his Father 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 ...
2021-09-13 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Collect My Drum 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 ...
2021-09-13 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Si Litvinoff Si Litvinoff was the Senior Executive in Charge of Production for Hawkeye Entertainment .   Litvinoff produced A Clockwork Orange , The Man Who Fell to Earth , and other feature films.  
2021-09-11 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago No Me Dejes (performed by La Familia Del Arbol) "Don't Leave Me" in Spanish   "No Me Dejes" by La Familia Del Arbol
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Kevin Tihista 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 ...
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Stay Awake Hal Willner produced Stay Awake , a collection of Disney songs by an eclectic collection of performers.    
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Hal Willner 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 ...
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Three Dog Night Three Dog Night recorded Harry Nilsson's "One " for their eponymous debut album in 1968. The single of "One" released in 1969 reached number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.   The point is we're really picky about things. We could have been like a lot of groups and crammed things down ...
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Michelle Branch 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 ...
2021-09-09 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago South Park {AWESOM-O} In an episode of the animated TV series South Park" entitled "AWESOM-O," Cartman disguises himself as a robot to learn Butters's secrets. Butters believes the robot is his new best friend and sings a song obviously inspired by Harry Nilsson's "Best Friend ":   Hey there, have you heard about ...
2021-09-07 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago David Hentschel "Richard Perry Drove Musician Absolutely Mad" On "Nilsson Schmilsson"   External Links Official Web Site
2021-09-05 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Harry Nilsson on Fame (or the lack of it) Y'know, it's a lotta fun being me. I can probably go to anyone in this room and introduce myself. Some of them will know who I am, will have heard of my name; others, I could say, "Well, let me remind you," and sing them four or five songs, and they'll say , "Oh, you're the guy who did that?" It's ...
2021-09-05 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Every Man Has a Woman Who Loves Him   After 1980 I'd had enough of records. I'd run my course and was running out of ideas. I paid my record company a lot of money to stop. But when Yoko asked me to do a track on this album I said I'd love to because we'd just had this great reunion. She was finishing a project John had started ...
2021-09-05 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Nobody Cares About the Railroads Anymore (performed by Ken Delo) Ken Delo sings "Nobody Cares About the Railroads Anymore " in an episode ("Salute to Our Senior Citizens") of the Lawrence Welk TV show which originally aired on March 21, 1981. Lawrence Welk ...
2021-09-04 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Lawrence Welk "Nobody Cares About the Railroads Anymore " is performed in an episode ("Salute to Our Senior Citizens") of the Lawrence Welk TV show which originally aired on March 21, 1981. Ken Delo sings the song. Lawrence ...
2021-09-01 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City (performed by Sting) The exclusive Japanese releases of Sting's The Bridge on SHM-CD include an additional bonus track of Harry Nilsson's "I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City ."
2021-08-30 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago 409 N Broadway The Nilssons's home in Nyack, New York , was located at 409 North Broadway along the Hudson River . The home was purchased in September of 1984 for $475,000. [1]   Nilsson spent about $500,000 renovating the home which was built in 1893 by New-York ...
2021-08-30 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Kiefo Nilsson Kiefo Nilsson is the son of Harry Nilsson .   Kiefo was born on June 15, 1985, in New York.   Kiefo began playing bass at age 11 and studied with Bart Samolis , Marshall Hawkins , Victor Wooten , Carol Kaye and Mitch Haupers . He played bass ...
2021-08-29 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Un Nouveau Jour Sur La Terre (performed by Eddy Mitchell) "Un Nouveau Jour Sur La Terre" by Eddy Mitchell
2021-08-29 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago The Beach Boys: An American Band 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 ...
2021-08-29 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago John Babcock Born in Nyack, New York , musician John Babcock became friends with Harry Nilsson when Harry's family moved to Nyack in the mid-1980s.   While he and Una and the kids lived in Nyack in NY in the mid ‘80s my brother and I got to know him pretty well. He generously helped me in my ...
2021-08-28 00:00:00 A Month Ago Doug McKenzie Doug McKenzie took the press photo used on the cover of Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton and the Losst and Founnd album.
2021-08-28 00:00:00 A Month Ago The Muppets The song "Man or Muppet" from the film, The Muppets , won the Academy Award for "Original Song" in 2012.   Bret McKenzie ( Flight of the Conchords ) composed the Oscar-winning song. In an interview with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air , McKenzie describes his inspiration for ...
2021-08-28 00:00:00 A Month Ago Rumpelmayer's Harry Nilsson met his future wife, Una O'Keeffe at Rumpelmayer's in New York City . Located in the  St. Moritz Hotel , Rumpelmayer's opened as a tea room in the 1930s and closed in 1998.
2021-08-28 00:00:00 A Month Ago Joseph P. Merlino Joseph P. Merlino served as President of the New Jersey Senate from 1978 to 1981. While running in the Democratic primary for Governor of New Jersey in 1981, his proposal to outright ban on the sale and ownership of handguns in New Jersey drew attention. During the campaign, an aide for Merlino ...
2021-08-28 00:00:00 A Month Ago Harry Nilsson and the Case of the Missing Magic Flute In early August of 1983, the Associated Press [1] reported that a recording session for Yoko Ono's Every Man Has a Woman album had been delayed while "authorities looked for singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson's missing flute."   Nilsson accidentally left the silver flute in a cab on his ...