Monday, September 9 2013
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.
Monday, July 15 2013
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.
Wednesday, August 20 2014
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's take on the Ben E. King classic never fails to bring a lump to my throat.
Monday, October 24 2011
Today, Sam Phillips puts the spotlight on some of her favorite film and music.
Monday, September 20 2010
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