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.
Here’s Harry Nilsson on the cover of TIME this week in 1973. He had topped the charts with “Without You,” and was about to win his second GRAMMY Award for his performance. In the meantime, he hadread more
Harry Nilsson didn’t perform live, so his cheeky request for this 1971 BBC “live concert” was that it be filmed without an audience. This is the closest thing to a “live” version of “Gotta Get Up” thatread more
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