Harry Nilsson – The RCA Albums Collection

The profound musical gifts of Harry Nilsson are on full display in THE RCA ALBUMS COLLECTION. This deluxe 17-CD box set, available now, presents Nilsson’s definitive 14 U.S. albums from RCA. Bonus material on those albums add up to 65 tracks, of which 26 are previously unreleased. Adding to the box set’s historical provenance are three newly-compiled CDs containing 58 tracks, of which an additional 29 tracks are previously unreleased.

Nilsson: The Life Of A Singer-Songwriter

In this first ever full-length biography, author Alyn Shipton traces Harry Nilsson’s life from his Brooklyn childhood to his Los Angeles adolescence and his gradual emergence as a uniquely talented singer-songwriter. With interviews from friends, family, and associates, and material drawn from an unfinished autobiography, Shipton probes beneath the enigma to discover the real Harry Nilsson. The book is in stores now.

Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?

A wildly entertaining, star-studded documentary that tells the story of Harry Nilsson. Director John Scheinfeld brings added emotion and intimacy to the story with over 50 Nilsson recordings, rare or never-before-seen film clips, home movies and personal photos. The DVD also contains 93 minutes of Bonus Material Deleted Scenes, Extended Sequences, an Alternate Ending and more.

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Harry Nilsson ‘Popeye’ Deluxe Edition To Be Released September 29

Popeye – Deluxe Edition will be released by Varèse Sarabande on September 29. The first disc of this deluxe 2-CD set features the original music from the film with the previously unreleased score composed by Thomas Pierson. The second disc features previously unreleased soundtrack demos by composer Harry Nilsson, including two songs written for the film but never used, “Everybody’s Got To Eat,” and “I’d Rather Be Me.” Another track, “He Needs Me” has Harry teaching Shelly Duvall how to sing the song.

Popeye – Deluxe Edition Track Listing

Disc 1

  1. Sweethaven – The Citizens of Sweet Haven
  2. Blow Me Down – Robin Williams
  3. Everything Is Food – Paul Dooley, Allan F. Nichols, The Toughs, Barbershop and The Steinettes
  4. Rough House Fight*
  5. He’s Large – Shelley Duvall
  6. I’m Mean – Paul L. Smith
  7. Sailin’ – Shelley Duvall and Robin Williams
  8. March Through Town*
  9. I Yam What I Yam – Robin Williams
  10. The Grand Finale*
  11. He Needs Me – Shelley Duvall
  12. Swee’Pea’s Lullaby – Robin Williams
  13. Din’ We ** – Robert Fortier
  14. It’s Not Easy Being Me – Ray Walston
  15. Kids – Ray Walston
  16. Skeleton Cave*
  17. Now Listen Kid/To The Rescue/Mr. Eye Is Trapped/Back Into Action*
  18. Saved/Still At It/The Treasure/What? More Fighting/Pap’s Boy/Olive & The Octopus/What’s Up Pop/Popeye Triumphant*
  19. I’m Popeye The Sailor Man – Robin Williams
  20. End Title Medley*

* Previously unreleased on soundtrack album

Disc 2 (The Harry Nilsson Demos)

  1. Sweethaven
  2. I’m Mean
  3. Swee’Pea’s Lullaby
  4. Blow Me Down
  5. Everything Is Food
  6. He Needs Me
  7. Everybody’s Got To Eat**
  8. Sail With Me
  9. I Yam What I Yam
  10. It’s Not Easy Being Me
  11. Kids
  12. I’m Popeye The Sailor Man
  13. I’m Mean
  14. He Needs Me
  15. Everybody’s Got To Eat** Paul Dooley (Bonus Track)
  16. Din We** (Bonus Track)
  17. Sailin’
  18. I’d Rather Be Me**

** Not included in film

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