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2021-07-24 18:15:15 Yesterday The RCA Albums Collection [2013] This seventeen CD box set contains fourteen albums of Harry Nilsson's RCA albums from his 1967 debut Pandemonium Shadow Show to his final album for the label in 1977, Knnillssonn .   There are sixty-five tracks of bonus material added to the albums ...
2021-07-24 00:00:00 2 Days Ago 2021-07-24 - Stuart Ginsburg Dies Stuart Ginsburg has died.   Ginsburg began writing for Creem magazine after graduating from college. Then he began a long career in publicity for RCA and other record companies.   At RCA, he penned the promotional letter included with Harry Nilsson's Scatalogue album.   ...
2021-07-24 00:00:00 2 Days Ago White Rabbit An Associated Press news report on the passing of Harry Nilsson formed the basis for articles which appeared in many newspapers in the days after Nilsson's death in 1994. The report, and the subsequent articles, contained some inaccuracies.   The quotes ...
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Harryfest 2000 In 2000, Harryfest returned to Southern California. Once again, our host was Curtis Armstrong .  
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Why We Love It {One By Harry Nilsson} The Why We Love It podcast discusses Harry Nilsson's song "One ."     
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Final Sessions {#1: Rescuing the Rescue Boy} The four-part Final Sessions podcast series discusses Harry Nilsson's last recording sessions and the production of his posthumous Losst And Founnd album.   The first episode discusses Harry's final recordings and the long gap between their recording and release on the new album. ...
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Final Sessions {#2: There's No More Yesterday} The four-part Final Sessions podcast series discusses Harry Nilsson's last recording sessions and the production of his posthumous Losst And Founnd album.   The second episode discusses h ow John Lennon's murder almost stopped Harry from making music .    
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Final Sessions {#3: You've Had a Buckaroo Day} The four-part Final Sessions podcast series discusses Harry Nilsson's last recording sessions and the production of his posthumous Losst And Founnd album.   The third episode discusses h ow Harry stepped away from making music to spend more time with his family .    
2021-07-22 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Final Sessions {#4: Cut To An Old Man, Thinking 'bout His Life Span} The four-part Final Sessions podcast series discusses Harry Nilsson's last recording sessions and the production of his posthumous Losst And Founnd album.   The final episode discusses h ow Harry Nilsson's songs of love and death were frequently the same song .    
2021-07-20 00:00:00 6 Days Ago David Sontag Among his accomplishments during his long career as a television producer and writer, David Sontag helped Hugh Hefner create the Playboy After Dark series. He also worked with Harry Nilsson on his musical, How Wright You Are .   Sontag was aboard US Airways Flight 1549 which famously ...
2021-07-20 00:00:00 6 Days Ago Ray Bradbury Letter Back in 1998, I wrote a letter to Ray Bradbury asking about Harry Nilsson's desire to name his first RCA album "Something Wicked This Way Comes ." I was a little surprised and greatly pleased to receive the following response. -- Roger Smith Dear Roger, Thanks for your good ...
2021-07-16 00:00:00 One Week Ago Charles Harry Nilsson Harry Nilsson's grandfather, Charles Harry Nilsson was born on September 11, 1894, in New York, New York .   On January 31, 1915, he married Catherine Beatrice Robb .   They had several children. Mona Nilsson born July 20, 1915. Harry Edward ...
2021-07-16 00:00:00 One Week Ago US Patent US558413A - Stage Apparatus In 1896, Carl Emanuel Nilsson , Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather, patented a "Stage Apparatus" for producing an "aerial ballet " where dancers appear to float an move in mid-air.   Nilsson applied for the parented on January 17, 1895. The USPTO ...
2021-07-16 00:00:00 One Week Ago Carl Emanuel Nilsson Carl Emanuel Nilsson was Harry Nilsson's great-grandfather. Nilsson was born on March 8, 1868, in Gothenburg, Sweden .   On April 14, 1896, Carl Nilsson received a patent on his Aerial Ballet apparatus which was a centerpiece of Nilsson's Aerial Ballet .   On February 19, 1890, he ...
2021-07-11 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago John Martin Harry Nilsson's Uncle John was born in 1916. His first wife, Lillian, died in 1942. He married Anna Voorhis shortly after World War II .   Martin died in 1969.  
2021-07-11 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Anna Martin Harry Nilsson's Aunt Anna was born Anna Louise Voorhis on January 17, 1920, in New York, New York .   She married Harry's uncle John Martin shortly after the end of World War II .   Anna Martin died on February 1, 2005.  
2021-07-11 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Fred Hoefer Harry Nilsson's Uncle Fred, Fred L. Hoefer, was born on August 8, 1917, and died December 16, 2003.  
2021-07-11 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Carl Yastrzemski In his biography of Harry Nilsson , Alyn Shipton describes Harry Nilsson playing baseball in high school against a team with Carl Yastrzemski as its star player. According to the account, based on Harry's unpublished draft biography, Harry played for Bayport High and Yastrzemski for ...
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago The Worst Person in the World With its hipster vibe, eclectic soundtrack - Cymande , Harry Nilsson , Todd Rundgren , Art Garfunkel , Chassol - and attractive images from Danish cinematographer Kasper Tuxen , The Worst Person in the World stands a very good chance of international success after its Cannes ...
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Peace Sunday Over 80,000 people attended the "Peace Sunday" anti-nuke rally on June 6, 1982, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California .   Although the Associated Press and other sources describe Harry Nilsson as one of several speakers, he doesn't appear to have ...
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago The Woody Woodbury Show {1968-05-22} Harry Nilsson appeared on the May 22, 1968, episode of comedian Woody Woodbury's talk/variety show.
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago How Wright You Are In 1968, Harry Nilsson began work on a Broadway musical he conceived about the Wright Brothers . To help write the book for "How Wright You Are," Nilsson enlisted David Sontag [1] and John Bradford [2] . Nilsson would provide the score. They intended ...
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Harry Nilsson on Songwriting I'm not a musician. I manage to write music using the guitar and piano to get chord structures that I put on tape. Someone who knows how transcribes them. That's how it works. -- Harry Nilsson (1969) [1] [1] "Music Maker" Daily News ( New York, New ...
2021-07-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Nilsson Nyro Newman Neighborhood 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 ...
2021-07-09 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Brandy Alexander Seeing Ron Sexsmith drinking a Brandy Alexander at a party, Leslie Feist asked about the drink. He told her the story of John Lennon's and Harry Nilsson's addiction to the drink during Lennon's "Lost Weekend ."   Inspired by the story, Feist wrote the lyrics to "Brandy Alexander" which ...
2021-07-09 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago David Geffen Harry Nilsson was one of many guests at David Geffen's "surprise" 31st birthday party held at the Le Grand Trianon room of the Beverly Wilshire hotel on February 21, 1974,   Cher joined Bob Dylan to sing "Happy Birthday " while Nilsson mingled with guests including Ringo Starr , ...
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Nilsson Productions, Inc. Nilsson Productions, Inc. was incorporated in California on March 17, 1969. The mailing address for the company was:   Nilsson Productions, Inc. 9028 Sunset BLVD #201 Los Angeles, CA 90069   Harry Nilsson was listed as the CEO and Cindy Sims as the agent.  
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Harry's Father in 1939 Harry's father, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. , was about 22 years old when photographed in 1939. The photograph was attached to his registration for a Seamen's Protection Certificate (a form of identification carried by American seamen) . Nilsson used the name ...
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Weddings: Miss Bettee Martin / Mr. Harry Nilsson, Jr. Harry Nilsson's parents, Harry Edward Nilsson, Jr. and Bette Martin , were married on September 16, 1940. An announcement of their upcoming nuptials appeared in The Morning News ( Wilmington, Delaware ) on September 12.   The announcement states that ...
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago 549-56-5159 Harry Nilsson's Social Security Number ( SSN ), 549565159, was issued to him in California in 1957. [1]  [1] Public Records Search
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Harry's Father's World War II Draft Card Harry Nilsson's father listed "Betty Nilsson " as his wife and General Motors as his employer on his World War II draft registration card in 1940.
2021-07-06 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Mary Hoefer Harry Nilsson's aunt "Cissy" was his mother's sister, Mary Hoefer (nee Martin). Her husband, Harry's Uncle Fred was an early musical influence on Harry.    
2021-07-04 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Yellow Man / Caroline {Promo} [1970]
2021-07-04 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Yellow Man / Caroline {Canada} [1970]
2021-07-04 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Yellow Man / Caroline {New Zealand} [1970]
2021-07-03 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc. Howard Kaylan's memoir of his days in Turtles and Flo and Eddie includes many stories involving Harry Nilsson . He describes how Chip Douglas asked Harry to back Turtles for the recording of Nilsson's "The Story Of Rock And Roll ."   Harry played ...
2021-07-02 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago Put de Satan in de Coconut: Tales from Harry Nilsson's Tomb Put de Satan in de Coconut: Tales from Harry Nilsson's Tomb is a novel by Craig Hellekson .   Legendary singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson died in 1994. That sucked. He was damn good. Did you know that he wrote such classics as, "Jump into The Fire ," ...
2021-07-02 00:00:00 3 Weeks Ago The Story Behind the Photo of Anne Murray and the Hollywood Vampires On November 21, 1973, Richard Creamer took this famous photo of John Lennon , Anne Murray , Harry Nilsson , Alice Cooper , and Mickey Dolenz at the Troubadour . It is a part of the Michael Ochs Archives . [1]   In 1973, in an attempt to subvert ...
2021-06-30 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Aerial Pandemonium Ballet To capitalize on the success of "Everybody's Talkin' " which became a big hit after it appeared in Midnight Cowboy , Harry Nilsson remixed selected tracks from his first two RCA albums, Pandemonium Shadow Show and Aerial Ballet and released them ...
2021-06-30 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator Aerial Pandemonium Ballet Ad RCA used an 1863 poster advertising "Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator" in a magazine advertisement for Harry Nilsson's 1971 Aerial Pandemonium Ballet album.   A Seattle, ...