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549-56-5159 Harry Nilsson's Social Security Number ( SSN ), 549565159, was issued to him in California in 1957. [1]  [1] Public Records Search
Admiral Dewey Eugene Ware wrote the poem about Admiral Dewey which is quoted (in modified form) on the back cover of Harry Nilsson's Aerial Ballet album.   O Dewey was the morning Upon the first of May; And Dewey was the Admiral Down in Manila Bay; And Dewey were the Regent's eyes, "Them orbs" of Royal Blue; ...
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 isn't known if ...
Brandy Alexander To prepare Harry Nilsson's favorite drink ... 1/2 oz Creme de Cacao (Brown) 1/2 oz Brandy 1/2 oz Heavy Cream Shake well with cracked ice and strain into cocktail glass.
Cooger and Dark's Pandemonium Shadow Show Harry Nilsson intended to name his first RCA album after Ray Bradbury's 1962 novel Something Wicked This Way Comes . But RCA's lawyers told him he couldn't since permission had not yet been obtained. Instead Harry chose the name Pandemonium Shadow Show from the name of the carnival in the novel - ...
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 , includes photographs of the couple's cat, ...
Easter Egg Hidden in The Point! are a couple of "Easter eggs" - things you wouldn't see unless you single-step through the frames of the film. For example, during the opening credits, "Nilsson House Music Inc. / Murakami Wolf Productions Inc. " is displayed on the screen.   For a frame or two, the words ...
For the Love of Harry: Promotional T-Shirt MusicMasters Rock distributed a t-shirt to promote the For The Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson album.
Graham The car on the cover of Harry Nilsson's 1970 Nilsson Sings Newman album is a 1938 Graham. The designer of the car called it the "Spirit of Motion" while everyone else labeled it the "Shark Nose."   The illustration by Dean Torrence shows Nilsson driving the car with Randy Newman in the back seat. ...
Grammy Hall of Fame Award The Grammy Hall Of Fame Award was established by the Recording Academy's National Trustees in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. Winners are selected annually by a special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable ...
Harry Nilsson Crossword Puzzle  
Harry Nilsson Mailing List The Harry Nilsson mailing list was an interactive email discussion of Harry Nilsson and his music.
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 "Henry Edward Nilsson " on the form, ...
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.   Several Brooklyn, New York , addresses are listed - with all but one scratched out:   721 Macon St 816 Jefferson Ave. 635 Monroe St. 774 Quincy St. ...
Hipster Cachet After he died of a heart attack in 1994, Nilsson's oeuvre acquired significant hipster cachet. -- Nick Hornby (2001) [1]   Nilsson has achieved significant hipster cachet with his oeuvre lavishly repackaged by BMG and his song "One ," as sung by Aimee Mann , used prominently over the credits ...
Hologram In an article about a "holographic" concert featuring a laser-projection of Roy Orbison , Alice Cooper suggests that the technology could be used to allow Harry Nilsson to join the Hollywood Vampires on-stage.   Alice Cooper -- who back in the ’70s was immortalized in holographic form by none ...
Howdy Dowdy In the screenplay for Obits the character "Harry" eventually becomes a part of a bizarre world inspired by comics and animation. According to the screenplay, Harry's face becomes that of "Howdy Dowdy."   This may be a reference to the famous marionette Howdy Doody .
John Sharples' Answering Machine Message When John Sharples included a bit of Harry Nilsson's "The Flying Saucer Song " on his answering machine's outgoing message, he never expected that Harry Nilsson would hear it.   My band, Circle Sky , had been signed to a development deal with RCA Records , and we were hoping to entice them into ...
LA Obscura: The Architectural Photography of Julius Shulman For his "LA Obscura: The Architectural Photography of Julius Shulman" project, Julias Shulam included his photographs of Harry Nilsson's home at 10549 Rocca Place in Bel Air .   The show was presented at the Fisher Gallery of the University of Southern California March 4 through April 19, 1998.   ...
Letter to Zak Nilsson from Paul McCartney On February 16, 2019, Zak Nilsson posted the following to Facebook [1]   I got this letter from Paul McCartney the other day. He heard I had cancer and sent me this note. I was very touched that Harry’s friendship meant this much to Paul.   2 February 2019   Dear Zak,   Paul McCartney here. ...
MURAKAMI–WOLF–SWENSON, INC., Plaintiff, v. Lawrence A. COLE, individually and d/b/a ACME–TV; Magnum Productions LLC, an Oregon Domestic Limited Liability Company; and Doe 1 through Doe 100, inclusive, Defendants In 2014, Murakami-Wolf-Swenson sued Acme-TV and others for distributing unauthorized copies of The Point! . The defendants claimed that the film was in the public domain since it did not contain a proper copyright notice as required by law at the time that the film was first published (i.e. when it ...
Oblio Oblio is the name of the little round-headed kid in Harry Nilsson's The Point! .   Mike Lookinland ("Bobby" of "The Brady Bunch ") provides the voice of "Oblio" in the film version of The Point! .   "Oblio" means "oblivion" in Italian.   A pizza parlor near Denver, Colorado , is named "Oblio's " ...
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 letter. I was a huge ...
RCA Contract Music producer Rick Jarrard had recently started working with RCA when he met Harry Nilsson in January of 1967. After several meetings and auditions with Nilsson, Jarrard offered Harry a contract with RCA (although Jarrard actually had no authority to offer such a deal).   So Harry’s deal got ...
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.  
SBIZ SBIZ was the NASDAQ symbol for Harry Nilsson's Hawkeye Entertainment .   On March 26, 1987, Reuters reported that Hawkeye Entertainment Inc. said that it had completed its Initial Public Offering at the maximum subscription level of 14 million shares at 25 cents per share for proceeds of 3.5 ...
Scrambled Song Titles See if you can unscramble the following Nilsson song titles.   Memory and War Bit on a Giant Dodo OK! A Huge, Yet Merry Brain Other Snotty Leg Ditch the Nubile Ghost Curse It! Die Worthless Tiny Bug Monkey Lithuania Is Too Bulky Good! No China Clowns I'm Dry, I'm Damn Smugness Lovely Death Town ...
Self-Identity Box In a "Pop Scene Service " article distributed to newspapers by the Bell Syndicate in late 1968 or early 1969, Nilsson is said to have developed a "self-identity box":   It also explains why he is in a totally unrelated venture, manufacturing a self-identity box which says *'hello . . . I'm . . . ...
The Effects of Past Experience (Harry Nilsson) "The Effects of Past Experience (Harry Nilsson)" is a 2011 work by artist Like Stettner . The work consists of two black and white inkjet printouts of a promotional photo of Harry Nilsson . The two images have been digitally altered to be slightly different. But, when displayed side-by-side, but ...
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 , Keith Moon , and Mickey Dolenz at the Troubadour . It is a part of the Michael Ochs Archives . [1]   In 1973, in an attempt to subvert her squeaky-clean image, Murray hired ...
Ulysses Harry Nilsson sings the part of Ulysses on the album Paris .   Ulysses is the Roman name for the mythical Greek hero Odysseus whose return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in Homer's Odyssey .
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 danc///ers appear to float and move in mid-air.   Nilsson applied for the parented on January 17, 1895. The USPTO granted the patent (Number 558,413) on April 14, ...
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 below are from the New York Times article, ...
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, Washington , baroque acid-rock band is named "Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator." [1]   [1] ...
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 NILSSON   The misspelling persisted until the credits ...
[She Change Design in the] Database [She Change Design in the] Database Sung to the tune of Coconut   Brother wrote a database, he finish it on time His sister add requirements, she change the whole design She change design in the database, she mix it all up She change design in the database, she mix it all up She change design in ...