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Artist Biography For Harry Nilsson

Harry Edward Nilsson III June 15 1941 – January 15 1994 Sometimes Credited As Nilsson Was An American Singer-Songwriter Who Reached The Peak Of His Success In The Early 1970s. His Work Is Characterized By Pioneering Vocal Overdub Experiments A Return To The Great American Songbook And Fusions Of Caribbean Sounds. Nilsson Was One Of The Few Major Pop-Rock Recording Artists To Achieve Significant Commercial Success Without Performing Major Public Concerts Or Touring Regularly.

Born In Brooklyn Nilsson Moved To Los Angeles As A Teenager To Escape His Family's Poor Financial Situation. While Working As A Computer Programmer At A Bank He Grew Interested In Musical Composition And Close-Harmony Singing And Was Successful In Having Some Of His Songs Recorded By Various Artists Such As The Monkees. In 1967 He Debuted On RCA Victor With The LP Pandemonium Shadow Show Followed By A Variety Of Releases That Included A Collaboration With Randy Newman Nilsson Sings Newman 1970 And The Original Children's Story The Point! 1971.

He Created The First Remix Album Aerial Pandemonium Ballet In 1971 And Recorded The First Mashup Song "You Can't Do That" In 1967. His Most Commercially Successful Album Nilsson Schmilsson 1971 Produced The International Top 10 Singles "Without You" And "Coconut". His Other Top 10 Hit "Everybody's Talkin'" 1968 Was Featured Prominently In The 1969 Film Midnight Cowboy. A Version Of Nilsson's "One " Released By Three Dog Night In 1969 Also Reached The U.S. Top 10.

During A 1968 Press Conference The Beatles Were Asked What Their Favorite American Group Was And Answered "Nilsson." Sometimes Called "the American Beatle " He Soon Formed Close Friendships With John Lennon And Ringo Starr Joining Them In The Hollywood Vampires Drinking Club. He And Lennon Produced One Collaborative Album Pussy Cats 1974. After 1977 Nilsson Left RCA And His Record Output Diminished. In Response To Lennon's 1980 Murder He Took A Hiatus From The Music Industry To Campaign For Gun Control. For The Rest Of His Life He Recorded Only Sporadically. In 1994 Nilsson Died Of A Heart Attack While In The Midst Of Recording What Became His Last Album Losst And Founnd 2019.

The Craft Of Nilsson's Songs And The Defiant Attitude He Projected Remain Touchstones For Later Generations Of Indie Rock Musicians. Nilsson Was Voted No. 62 In Rolling Stone's 2015 List Of The "100 Greatest Songwriters Of All Time " Where He Was Described As "a Pioneer Of The Los Angeles Studio Sound" And "a Crucial Bridge" Between 1960s Psychedelia And The 1970s Singer-Songwriter Era. The RIAA Certified Nilsson Schmilsson And Son Of Schmilsson 1972 As Gold Records Indicating Over 500 000 Units Sold Each. He Earned Two Grammy Awards For "Everybody's Talkin'" And "Without You".

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