Paradise

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Paradise music_note "Paradise " was one of Harry Nilsson's first recorded songs (by the Ronettes and the Shangri Las ). Harry finally recorded the song himself in 1971. Harry's version has not been released.
Paradise (performed by Bette Midler) music_note Bette Midler's recording of Paradise originally appeared on her 1977 album Broken Blossom . She later included a live version on her 1980 album Divine Madness .
Paradise (performed by Ronettes) music_note The Ronettes recording of Harry Nilsson's Paradise is available on The Best of the Ronettes CD.
Paradise (performed by Shangri Las) music_note The Shangri Las's recording of "Paradise " can be found on the The Best of the Shangri-Las.   "Paradise" by the Shangri-Las  
Paradise (performed by Shonen Knife) music_note The Japanese punk-pop band, Shonen Knife recorded a cover of Paradise for the For The Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson tribute but it wasn't included on the album. The song does appear on the group's album Birds and the B Sides released by Virgin .


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This Could Be the Night music_note In 1964, Harry Nilsson began a short association with famed producer, Phil Spector . The association resulted in three songs: "This Could Be The Night ," recorded by the Modern Folk Quartet , and the Ronettes numbers "Paradise " and "Here I Sit ."   The Modern Folk Quartet's version of ...
Paradise music_note "Paradise " was one of Harry Nilsson's first recorded songs (by the Ronettes and the Shangri Las ). Harry finally recorded the song himself in 1971. Harry's version has not been released.
Gil Garfield person photo 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. ...
One Last Touch of Nilsson article This article is from Goldmine Magazine (Vol. 20 No. 9 Issue 359 dated April 29, 1994). Bruce Ansley contacted Krause Publications Group, Inc. and Dawn Eden and they were kind enough to grant him permission to place the article online. Once he had ...
Covering Harry article This article originally appeared in Everybody's Talkin' (Number 15) published in 1998.   by Chris Hahn   Bring up the subject of Harry Nilsson's singing and you'll get little argument. In his early years, Nilsson had one of the sweetest, purest voices ever to engage a ...
Paradise (performed by Shangri Las) music_note The Shangri Las's recording of "Paradise " can be found on the The Best of the Shangri-Las.   "Paradise" by the Shangri-Las  
Phil Spector person Harry Nilsson first met famed music producer Phil Spector at Perry Botkin's office in late 1964. "Phil was walking down the hallway and he heard my demo and he said, 'Who's that?' Turns out that Perry Botkin used to publish Phil when Phil was a teenager, and he said, 'That's Harry Nilsson .' ...
Shonen Knife person The Japanese punk-pop band, Shonen Knife recorded a cover of "Paradise " for the For The Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson tribute but it wasn't included on the album. The song does appear on the group's album Birds and the B Sides released by Virgin .
Paradise (performed by Bette Midler) music_note Bette Midler's recording of Paradise originally appeared on her 1977 album Broken Blossom . She later included a live version on her 1980 album Divine Madness .
Paradise (performed by Ronettes) music_note The Ronettes recording of Harry Nilsson's Paradise is available on The Best of the Ronettes CD.
Paradise (performed by Shonen Knife) music_note The Japanese punk-pop band, Shonen Knife recorded a cover of Paradise for the For The Love of Harry: Everybody Sings Nilsson tribute but it wasn't included on the album. The song does appear on the group's album Birds and the B Sides released by Virgin .
Phil Spector: Back to Mono 1958 - 1969 book This 308 page songbook includes the music and lyrics for Harry Nilsson's Paradise along with a photo of Nilsson.