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Category: Harry Nilsson

“Sister Marie”: Not Meant for LP

“Sister Marie” – a great song that slipped between the cracks – found belated release as a bonus instrumental on the CD release of Sagittarius’s Present Tense (1968 Columbia LP, originally).  According to the liner notes:  “Gary Usher recorded this backing track with Sagitarrius in mind but decided to give

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“Cast and Crew”: Cinema Credits as High Art

Highly unlikely that anyone will be able to top Harry Nilsson’s tuneful approach to presenting the end credits of Otto Preminger’s long-forgotten 1968 film, Skidoo: “Cast and Crew” is the first track on Nilsson’s Skidoo soundtrack LP, an album that went largely unnoticed at the time but enjoyed a great

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