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Monday, September 9 2013

"All of Its Variety and Splendor": Van Dyke Parks on Harry Nilsson

Harry Nilsson was one pop music's greatest enigmas, a genius wrapped in his own vices. With the release of the expansive The RCA Albums Collection. To help tell his story, the legendary Van Dyke Parks talks to PopMatters about his old friend and collaborator Harry Nilsson.


Reviews

Monday, July 15 2013

Alyn Shipton's 'Nilsson' Is a Perfect Portrait of an Imperfect Man

For a story of this scope there’s neither a moment or word wasted, nor is there seemingly any stone unturned. Bravo to Shipton for not only giving us the first Nilsson biography, and maybe the only one we'll ever need.


Blogs

Wednesday, August 20 2014

It's a Sad, Sad Situation: The 10 Best Sappy Love Songs of the '70s

If you were a child of the '70s, you no doubt grew up hearing these tunes slipping out your parents' eight-track player and car radio. The songs on the list are sappy, high-drama love ballads -- and for that they're being celebrated


Thursday, July 11 2013

Harry Nilsson - "Save the Last Dance For Me"

Harry Nilsson's take on the Ben E. King classic never fails to bring a lump to my throat.


Monday, October 24 2011

Great Documentaries Like 'Who Is Harry Nilsson?'

Today, Sam Phillips puts the spotlight on some of her favorite film and music.


News

Monday, September 20 2010

The late Harry Nilsson the subject of affectionate documentary

Songwriter Jimmy Webb calls him "the best singer of our generation." Filmmaker and Monty Python alumnus Terry Gilliam describes him as "a fallen angel." Randy


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