On This Day – September 19, 1974

On this day in 1974, Harry Nilsson records “Puget Sound” for Duit On Mon Dei.

That’s The Way It Is … An Acetate.

This acetate from 1976 comes via the personal collection of Trevor Lawrence who produced and arranged “ … That’s The Way It Is”.

That's The Way It Is Acetate - Side A

While this contains the same song versions as found on the album release, there are some minor title variations found on the labels e.g. “Thousand Miles Away” rather than “A Thousand Miles Away, “Day Light” rather than “Daylight Has Caught Me” and what appears to simply be a corrected typo to the title “Zombie Jamboreea

Most of my Nilsson collecting these days focuses on acetates and test pressings but they certainly have become few and far between so I’m very pleased to be able to add this one to the archive.

On This Day – August 26, 1972

On this day in 1972, Harry Nilsson’s ”Coconut” peaks at #8 on the pop singles chart.

On This Day – August 19, 1974

On this day in 1974, Harry Nilsson & John Lennon release “Pussy Cats