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2021-11-23 00:00:00 4 Days Ago Margo Guryan Margo Guryan wrote "Think of Rain " which Harry Nilsson recorded during his Aerial Ballet sessions. The recording remains unreleased.   He promised he would let me hear it, but we learned that although the song was listed on a tape box it was spliced out by Harry. Apparently he did ...
2021-11-18 00:00:00 One Week Ago Keith Allison Keith Allison played guitar on Harry Nilsson's That's the Way It Is and Flash Harry albums.    
2021-11-10 00:00:00 2 Weeks Ago Don Quishocking George Groot and Fred Florusse created the popular Dutch cabaret [1] group Don Quishocking which first appeared on-stage in 1967.   [1] A mixture of comedy, theater, and music
2021-10-29 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Dinsdale Annette Walter-Lax was drummer Keith Moon’s girlfriend during the last few years of Moon's life. The book, The Last Four Years: A Rock Noir Romance: Living with Rock's Wildest Drummer of All Time , which Walter-Lax wrote with author Spencer Brown ...
2021-10-27 00:00:00 4 Weeks Ago Mina Caputo Mina Caputo, the lead vocalist of the New York City heavy metal band Life of Agony , often mentions Harry Nilsson when interviewed.   In a 2018 interview for the Appetite for Distortion podcast, Caputo described the songs she demoed when auditioning to replace Scott Weiland in the ...
2021-10-26 00:00:00 A Month Ago Remember (Reprise) (performed by Steven Davis)
2021-10-26 00:00:00 A Month Ago Freddie Jones Freddie Jones was born on September 12, 1927, in Staffordshire, England . He played "Dr. Frankenstein" in Son of Dracula starring Harry Nilsson .   Jones died on July 9, 2019 at the age of 91.    
2021-10-23 00:00:00 A Month Ago Album Reviews: Pussy Cats John Lennon produced the latest album of the Beatles imitator , who is so good that he nearly fooled the group itself when he began recording several years ago. It's a hit, too. From Dylan's "Subterranean Homesick Blues " to Nilsson's own "Don't Forget Me ," this is the kind of humor, energy ...
2021-10-22 00:00:00 A Month Ago Gotta Get Up (performed by Davy Jones and Micky Dolenz) "Gotta Get Up" by Mickey Dolenz and Davy Jones
2021-10-21 00:00:00 A Month Ago Varry Harry "Varry Harry" is a performance by Miami's Mad Cat Theatre . Directed by Paul Tei , the production was based on the premise that Harry Nilsson (played by Erik Fabregat ) reacted to the poor reception of his 1975 album Duit on Mon Dei by planning a ...
2021-10-21 00:00:00 A Month Ago Selected Stereo Music for Your Listening Pleasure [1975] Selected Stereo Music for Your Listening Pleasure is a double-length 8-track tape cartridge produced by RCA Special Products for General Motors's Parts Division and GM dealers.      
2021-10-21 00:00:00 A Month Ago Concert Sound Stereo [1976] Concert Sound Stereo is a double-length 8-track tape cartridge produced by RCA Special Products for General Motors's Parts Division and GM dealers.      
2021-10-21 00:00:00 A Month Ago The Many Moods of Town & Country [1980] The Many Moods of Town & Country is a five-LP box set produced by RCA Special Products.      
2021-10-21 00:00:00 A Month Ago Time Passages [1980] Time Passages is a two-LP box set produced by RCA Special Products for Session Records .      
2021-10-20 00:00:00 A Month Ago Reservoir Dames Reservoir Dames is a play by Kelly Collette and Celeste Fohl . It is "an all-female redo of the 1992 cult classic" film, Reservoir Dogs .   Honey Combs and Combo Slice , a female duo, will perform a chilling version of "Girls Just Want to Have Fun " ...
2021-10-20 00:00:00 A Month Ago Harry Nilsson's Philosophy on Life You gotta do it, do It, do it. Get stoned, get laid, get sensible, get stoned, get sane, get fat, get thin - do it all, do it to excess. -- Harry Nilsson (1976) [1]   [1] Evening Standard ( London, England ), James Johnson (1976-11-12) "Raising ...
2021-10-19 00:00:00 A Month Ago Elephant {Demo} In the demo version of Jason Isbell's "Elephant ," he sings:   When she was drunk, she made cancer jokes Made up her own doctors' notes Surrounded by her family, I saw that she was dying alone But I'd sing her Harry Nilsson songs And she'd get high and sing along She don't have a ...
2021-10-18 00:00:00 A Month Ago Ken Lo's Memories of China Ken Lo's Memories of China is a restaurant in the Belgravia section of London . It is said to have been a favorite of Harry Nilsson's when he visited London in the 1980s.   "Ken Lo's" in Belgravia should not be confused with "Ken Lee " by a singer from Bulgaria. "Ken Lee" is a phone ...
2021-10-18 00:00:00 A Month Ago British Phonographic Industry In 1981, the British Phonographic Industry placed ads in publications including The Guardian calling for a tax on blank tapes and recording equipment to counter the loses from illegal copying of music. Harry Nilsson was one of the artists whose name and ...
2021-10-18 00:00:00 A Month Ago Julian Beauchamp In 1978. several London newspapers reported on a scheme to rig the British Phonographic Industry's "Top 50 " music chart (which appeared in BPI's Music Week and other publications). The stories alleged that promoters had access to the secret list of music shops supplying sales data for the ...
2021-10-17 00:00:00 A Month Ago David Cassidy Rick [Jarrard ] had produced two or three of my favourite albums of all time: Jefferson Airplane’s first album and Harry Nilsson’s Aerial Ballet and Harry which were two masterpieces. I was a huge Nilsson fan and got to know him very well, eventually singing and writing with him a ...
2021-10-15 00:00:00 A Month Ago The Point: The Definitive Collector's Edition   Directed by Academy Award-winner Fred Wolf, "The Point " tells the story of Oblio , a round-headed boy living in the land of "Point," where everything and everybody has one. Oblio, along with his trusty dog, Arrow , is banished to the Pointless Forest . ...
2021-10-13 00:00:00 A Month Ago Henry Sigismonti Henry Sigismonti was born in 1934 and died in 1989. Sigismonti studied under Vincent DeRosa and was Principal Horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta .   Sigismonti played French horn on Harry Nilsson's ...That's the Way It Is album. Other albums on which he appears ...
2021-10-13 00:00:00 A Month Ago 2021-10-13 - Rick Jarrard Dies Rick Jarrard died on October 13, 2021.   Rick Jarrard brought Harry Nilsson to the attention of RCA and produced Nilsson's first recordings for the company.   External Links Rick Jarrard, Producer for Jose Feliciano, Jefferson Airplane and More, Has Died (Lars ...
2021-10-13 00:00:00 A Month Ago Keepin' The 70's Alive: Show #97-13 This radio show aired on March 24, 1997. Harry Nilsson's "Without You " is played during the show.  
2021-10-11 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Wiener Stampede In 2019, Steve Johnson of the Chicago Tribune picked "Wiener Stampede" as one of the "5 Greatest Super Bowl Commercials of Modern Times."   In 2016, ketchup giant Heinz turned Harry Nilsson’s “ Without You ” on and delivered a deceptively simple, appealingly goofy, disarmingly ...
2021-10-10 00:00:00 2 Months Ago The Puppy Song (performed by Uncle Kracker) Uncle Kracker performs "The Puppy Song " in the 2003 film Good Boy! . "The Puppy Song" by Uncle Kracker
2021-10-10 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Realistic STA-2000D "Everything System" The photo illustrating the Realistic   STA-2000D "Everything System" in the 1980 Radio Shack catalog shows a woman relaxing and holding a glass of Champagne in one hand and Harry Nilsson's Nilsson Schmilsson album in the other.  
2021-10-09 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Nilsson Sings Newman All songs on Harry Nilsson's Nilsson Sings Newman album were written by Randy Newman .   Nilsson Sings Newman did not make it into the Billboard album chart but was awarded "Record of the Year " by Stereo Review .   The car in the painting on the front cover is a 1938 Graham . ...
2021-10-07 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Album Reviews: Harry Harry Nilsson , who usually goes by just his last name, is a musician's musician. Like Randy Newman , Van Dyke Parks and a few others, all of whom seem to reside in southern California, he writes incredibly wonderful songs and remains obscure. Nilsson's ...
2021-10-07 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Harry Harry was Harry Nilsson's first album to break into Billboard's Top 200 album chart. It hit #120 and remained on the chart for 15 weeks.  
2021-10-07 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Album Reviews: Aerial Ballet Nilsson is a singer and songwriter of universal appeal. Aerial Ballet is wistful, funny, charming, playful and intelligent, thoroughly musical and thoroughly lacking pretensions. -- Pete Johnson [1]   [1] The Los Angeles Times ( Los Angeles, ...
2021-10-07 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Music Scene {September 27, 1969} The second episode of ABC's short-lived prime-time series, Music Scene, included a clip from Midnight Cowboy featuring Harry Nilsson singing "Everybody's Talkin' ."  
2021-10-07 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Pandemonium Shadow Show Derek Taylor sent copies of Pandemonium Shadow Show to the Beatles in 1968. According to Nilsson, "The story was that John and Derek and someone else dropped acid and listened to it for like 35 hours. . ."[1]     [1] The Sydney Morning ...
2021-10-06 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Arrow Arrow is the name of the dog in Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   Paul McCartney named his English sheepdog, "Arrow." Arrow is pictured with Paul on the cover of McCartney's Paul Is Live album. Arrow was the off-spring of "Martha," the inspiration for the song "Martha My Dear ." It ...
2021-10-06 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Comic Relief "Comic Relief VI" was broadcast live on HBO the evening of January 15, 1994. Although two of the hosts, Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg , had worked with Harry Nilsson , it was Dustin Hoffman who took a moment to mention the passing of Harry Nilsson who died earlier that day.  
2021-10-06 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Me And My Arrow (performed by Lovedrug) "Me and My Arrow" by Lovedrug
2021-10-05 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Rose Di Neve (performed by Alice & Ellen Kessler) Alice & Ellen Kessler released "Rose Di Neve" as the A-Side of a single ( Valiant - ZV 50086) in 1970.   "Rose Di Neve" by Alice and Ellen Kessler    
2021-10-05 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Midnight Special {November 4, 1977} Harry Nilsson made an appearance in episode 8 of season 6 of The Midnight Special which aired on November 4, 1977.
2021-10-05 00:00:00 2 Months Ago Midnight Special {November 28, 1975} The tenth episode of season four of The Midnight Special which aired on November 28, 1975, included a segment described as "a special tribute to Harry Nilsson" hosted by Helen Reddy and featuring an exclusive interview.