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Song Of the Day – “Me And My Arrow” by Harry Nilsson From the 1971 animated TV special “The Point.” The main character was Oblio whose head was round while everyone else had pointed heads. Arrow was his dog. While Ringo Starr supplied the voice of the narrator on the home video, it was Dustin... Read more »
On this date thirty-six years ago, Pete Ham of Badfinger commits suicide by hanging himself in his garage. He is twenty-seven. In addition to his great Badfinger work, he also co-wrote Nilsson’s number-one hit Without You with bandmate Tom Evans. Here is a live version of Day After Day from ’72:
On this date thirty-seven years ago, John Lennon is forcibly removed from the Troubadour Club in L.A. He was on a drinking binge with his buddy Harry Nilsson and was heckling the act on stage – the Smothers Brothers. Here is a John’s duet with Elton John from later that year:
Song Of The Day – “Good Old Desk” by Harry Nilsson from the 1968 album “Aerial Ballet” Just finished watching the excellent documentary “Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talking About Him)” Not only was he a favorite artist of The Beatles…he’s also one of my all-time favorites. Fun film fact…The song title,... Read more »