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Notes on Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter by Alyn Shipton book by Roger Smith   Drawing on extensive research and access to Nilsson's personal archives, Alyn Shipton's Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter is an exhaustive and award-winning biography of Harry Nilsson . Published in 2013, the biography is ...
The Telephone videocam The Telephone was directed by Rip Torn from a screenplay written by Harry Nilsson and Terry Southern . Hawkeye Entertainment produced the film.   Whoopi Goldberg stars as an eccentric out-of-work actress, disconnected from reality, who ignores the threatening calls from her many ...
Jim Gordon person Two men named Jim Gordon appear in the credits for Harry Nilsson's recordings. One is a percussionist. The other Jim Gordon plays horn.   James Beck Gordon, the drummer, co-wrote "Layla " with Eric Clapton . When a re-release of "Layla" was nominated for ...
San Francisco Studios place photo A touch of Harry Nilsson's humor was captured in concrete in San Francisco, California . The "Starwalk"[1] was located on Seventh St. between Folsom and Harrison in front of what was, at the time, the home of San Francisco Studios . In addition to Nilsson, ...
Gil Garfield person Gil Garfield was one of Nilsson's earliest supporters. He cowrote several songs with Harry Nilsson including "Paradise " which was recorded by the Ronettes in 1965.   Gilbert Ivan Garfield was born on May 30, 1933, to Harold and Harriet Garfield. His ...
The Paradise Hat videocam On January 8, 1970, the Los Angeles Times reported that Harry Nilsson's Nilsson House Productions purchased the film rights to "The Paradise Hat," an original short story by Kurt Vonnegut . [1] [1] "Nilsson Will Film Feature" Los Angeles Times ...
Nilsson House Productions business Harry Nilsson headed up Nilsson House Productions with his associates, his lawyer, Dennis Bond , and Larry Gordon . In 1970, Nilsson House Productions purchased the film rights to a short-story by Kurt Vonnegut with filming expected to begin by mid-1970. [1]   Although a film based on ...
Harry Edward Christopher Nilsson person In a 1968 interview, Harry Nilsson stated that his full name is "Harry Edward Christopher Nilsson." Noting that he was born on Father's Day , Nilsson said, "They say you are lucky if you're born on a special day and if your initials spell a word." So, he ...
Dusty and Sweets McGee Spotted in LA article By Curtis Armstrong (From Everybody's Talkin' October 1996)   Los Angeles, California - Floyd Mutrux's 1971 film, Dusty and Sweets McGee , long unseen, just completed a special week's run here. The movie, described by the Los Angeles Times as "a lyrical, but clear-eyed take on the ...
David Geffen person 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 , ...
Harry Nilsson person Harry Edward Nilsson III was born on June 15, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York , to Bette and Harry Nilsson .   In a 1968 interview, Harry stated that his full name is "Harry Edward Christopher Nilsson." Noting that he was born on Father's Day , Nilsson ...
Punch-Drunk Love videocam Adam Sandler plays "Barry Egan," a small business owner with seven sisters whose abuse has kept him alone and unable to fall in love. When a mysterious woman (played by Emily Watson ) enters his life, his romantic journey begins.   Shelley Duvall's performance of Harry Nilsson's "He Needs ...
John Lennon person In 1981, Harry Nilsson spoke to the Los Angeles Times about his relationship with John Lennon . "We were good friends. We were roommates twice, once in New York and once in L.A. But all those stories you hear, they were a little blown out of ...