Harry Nilsson

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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Nilsson’s “Without You”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | February 20, 2019 - 9:04 am

Gotcha Covered

The Genius Of Nilsson Told Through 8 Memorable Covers (Yes, Including The Russian Doll Song)

Among singer-songwriters of the 1960s and '70s, Harry Nilsson may be respected, but is he famous?
Nate Patrin | February 19, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Tracking Down

“Flagpole Sitta” At 20: A Conversation With Harvey Danger’s Sean Nelson

Welcome to the first installment of "Tracking Down," a new Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight
Dan Weiss | July 28, 2017 - 2:08 pm

More Harry Nilsson stories

Stream Ty Segall’s New EP Of Nilsson Covers

The psychedelic rock wizard Ty Segall isn't the type to sit idle. Segall released First Taste, his last solo album, back in August. Since then,…
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2020 - 1:16 pm

New Harry Nilsson Album Losst And Founnd Out In November; Hear Two Unreleased Songs

Harry Nilsson -- world-historically gifted rock singer, constant studio experimenter, legendary partier -- is one of the great cult figures of American pop music. Nilsson…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2019 - 11:08 am

Weezer Are Already Working On Two More New Albums, One Riff-Heavy And One Inspired By Nilsson Sings Newman

Rivers Cuomo has stayed busy since the success of Weezer's cover of Toto's "Africa." Weezer followed the unexpected hit with a collection of covers dubbed…
Julia Gray | February 27, 2019 - 8:44 pm

Gotcha Covered

The Genius Of Nilsson Told Through 8 Memorable Covers (Yes, Including The Russian Doll Song)

Among singer-songwriters of the 1960s and '70s, Harry Nilsson may be respected, but is he famous?
Nate Patrin | February 19, 2019 - 1:44 pm

Watch Temple Of The Dog Reunite In Philadelphia

Short-lived Seattle grunge supergroup Temple Of The Dog reunited in Philadelphia last night, kicking off their first-ever tour in celebration of the 25th anniversary of…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Lists

Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

Islands & Idiot Glee – “Are You Sleeping?” (Harry Nilsson Cover)

Harry Nilsson is one of those musicians whose influence far outstrips his fame. His music feels like a sacred trust among the initiated, which is…
Chris DeVille | April 22, 2014 - 11:43 am

Gotcha Covered

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with "You Are A Tourist," the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes
Scott Lapatine | April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

Neko Case Covers Harry Nilsson, Performs New Songs At Bumbershoot

Middle Cyclone, Neko Case's solo follow up to 2006's Fox Confessor Brings The Flood, is due on Anti- in March 2009. Clearly in prep mode,…
Brandon Stosuy | September 2, 2008 - 9:14 am