Harry Nilsson Answers Lennon-McCartney Conundrum

Nilsson Sings Newman

Nilsson Sings Newman (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


If Lennon-McCartney was the question, the answer was: this guy. What happens, in other words, if you combine in one person, in one talent, in a single opus, the whimsical facility of Paul and the howlingness and perversity of John? On June 5, 1941, Mother Nature—in antic mood—gave it a shot; prodigious chaos ensued. And the name of the chaos was Harry Nilsson.

via Harry Nilsson by James Parker in Slate Magazine


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