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.
“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
Big news! We’ve partnered with Port Merch to make official Nilsson merchandise available in our online shop. Just in time for the holidays! We’ve got new shirts in expanded sizes, and more designs and fun surprises toread more
Check your local record store for a copy of the Popeye demos on vinyl, a special Record Store Day Black Friday release! So many gems on here, but our favorite has got to be Harry teaching Shelleyread more
Has the new IBM commercial got “Jump Into the Fire” stuck in your head? Jump into Harry’s most essential songs right here: https://HarryNilsson.lnk.to/Essentialread more