Harry nilsson, part of the zeitgeist with russian doll, tapped into it in the '60s by making a beatles medley rock's first great mashup. Airing on abc in february of 1971, the point is an animated tv special unlike any other.
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Harry nilsson the point review. Nilsson makes a very good point. As a little girl in the 1980s, one of my favorite movies was the weird and wild animated adaptation of harry nilsson’s folk rock concept album the point!.i had a well worn vhs copy that my mother had recorded off of the tv when she saw they were airing one of her favorites from the ’70s. Worked out better than anyone could have expected, not just because everything's got 'em, me and my arrow, think.
Ome people just don’t get their historical due, and harry nilsson is a case in point. Features song lyrics for harry nilsson's the point! Biographer alyn shipton and friends on harry nilsson’s film.
50 years of 'the point,' harry nilsson's wonderful, weird musical fable. Harry nilsson (narration, songwriter, vocals, production), carol kaye (bass), steve lafever (bass), armand kaproff (cello), edgar lustgarten (cello), michel rubini (clavinet, organ, piano), george tipton (arranger. Regardless, nilsson’s kid pop masterpiece is a delight to hear on first discovery or nostalgic relisten.
Harry nilsson's the point is simply one of the best animated tales of my or any generation. Recommendations reviews add review [r1701748] release. To celebrate, the 1971 animated film adapted from the music will be released digitally and on bluray for the first time.
I can’t say whether i would appreciate it more or less having discovered it in my 20th year or my 10th. Holds up a bit better, since it was designed to stand on its own more than skidoo, yet the two are an ideal pairing, showing nilsson's silly humor, studio inventiveness, and pop songcraft if not at a peak. Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.
11 ‘losst and founnd’ merch now available. Pop, spoken word, television music, pop rock. My only negative is that me and my arrow inexplicably cuts off at the end in a place where it clearly shouldn't.
Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. With ringo starr, dustin hoffman, paul frees, lennie weinrib. Is the soundtrack to a cartoon feature originally aired on abc tv in 1971.
A father tells his son a bedtime story about young oblio (mike lookinland), who believes that having no point in the fantastical kingdom of pointed heads and things, still has a point. Released in january 1971 on rca victor (catalog no. The point!, an album by nilsson.
Harry nilsson • aerial ballet. Especially at this stage of his career, harry nilsson was uniquely suited for writing and recording children's music, given his sweet melodicism and love of whimsy. Harry nilsson’s concept album the point turns 50 this year;
The record told the same basic outline that became the movie, a concept that nilsson allegedly concocted on acid, and in the original recorded version, he sang all the songs and laid down spoken word bits over music to relay the story. An animated film narrated by ringo starr, the point is a great watch for people of all ages and if you’re in your forties like me, it brings a total nostalgic feeling. 82, harry nilsson makes a point tv magazine (us) august 16 1970, article about harry nilsson american quarterly (us) august 1970, beyond bubblegum:
Kiefo nilsson and bobby halvorson on adapting the point” (hd, 15:50) * new! In fact, it was the first of its kind. I wish i could say i grew up with this record.
Npr’s scott simon spoke to mike. Based upon the music album of the same name by artist harry nilsson, it tells the story of a kingdom of people with points, literally pointed heads. Aiming for the heart and the top of the pops, though, nilsson's schmilsson, in its shuffling, slightly askew, and idiosyncratic way, hit it all perfectly, and this ridiculously overdue reissue.
As it happens, the point! Even though his career was marked by gold records and grammy awards,. Randy newman and harry nilsson stereo review (us)
Of the two, the point! Harry nilsson “the point” 1971 concept albums,pop,sunshine. Mandy leetch / may 14, 2018.
By vance hiner | october 17, 2017. In 1971, harry nilsson was following his muse to curious places. The 1971 animated special the point was based on an album by singer/songwriter harry nilsson.
Is an album and accompanying animated film featuring the music of harry nilsson.although ostensibly made for children, the album/film is also a pointed commentary on how society rejects people and ideas that are. Nilsson’s pointed commentary about a boy and his dog is the best story/album this side of teaser and the firecat. The definitive collector's edition at amazon.com.
Includes album cover, release year, and user reviews. Take “lullaby,” a sweet bedtime nocturne that could have been written for classics like nilsson schmilsson or the point—except harry’s vocals are slathered in reverb, and the track is. The story itself is a charming lesson for us all, and the music is a stand alone masterpiece as an album.