The profound musical gifts of Harry Nilsson are on full display in THE ESSENTIAL NILSSON. This two-disc set presents some of Nilsson’s most well-known songs, and includes two previously unreleased tracks, remastered tracks, and single versions.
Harry Nilsson’s “Gotta Get Up” from the album Nilsson Schmilsson is featured prominently in the new comedy series Russian Doll, premiering February 1 on Netflix. Listen to the song: https://HarryNilsson.lnk.to/GottaGetUp “Gotta Get Up” Lyrics Gotta get up,read more
In 1962, Harry Nilsson was paid $5 a track to record demos of songwriter Scott Turner’s songs. When Nilsson hit it big, Turner ended up releasing the tracks as an album, and contacted Nilsson to work outread more
Missing our Harry today on the 25th anniversary of his death. He was a true original, a breathtaking talent, and a doting father. We feel grateful that we will always have the music he left for us.read more
“Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear” was the first Randy Newman song that Harry Nilsson covered. It was recorded as the last track on the Harry album in 1969. It pointed the way for what wasread more
Harry Nilsson with Perry Botkin, Jr. Perry signed Nilsson’s first publishing deal. He worked on Pandemonium Shadow Show and was an enthusiastic advocate for Nilsson. Later, the two reunited with Botkin contributing to Duit On Mon Dei,read more
Otto Preminger’s Skidoo was released on this day in 1968! Harry Nilsson did the music (and also played a tower guard in the film.) He also SINGS the end credits in their entirety. In his hands, evenread more
Ziggy’s Gift is a super sweet Emmy award-winning Christmas special from 1982 for which Harry Nilsson did the music. You can check it out on DVD (pssst…or YouTube). Give, Love, Joy! #harrynilsson #ziggysgift #tomwilson #givelovejoy #1982read more