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 ‘The RCA Albums Collection’ Gets 4 Stars From Austin Chronicle

From the Austin Chronicle: For the fanatic, 55 previously unreleased tracks are a gold mine. Collected here is the bulk of Nilsson’s recorded history, 14 studio albums from 1967 to 1977. … All the studio LPs are augmented with bonus material, while three discs compiled exclusively for this box are where the treasure resides. Unreleased studio sides abound, covers of the Beatles, Lennon, Little Richard, Stephen Sondheim, and others sitting side by side with a demo he made for the Monkees hoping they’d record one or two. There’s also silliness like “Buy My Album” and “I Want You to Sit on My Face.” Harry Nilsson … left a nearly unrivaled legacy of imagination. Four stars.

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