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Galaxy Magazine

The 1994 #2 issue of Galaxy Magazine contains ""The Boy Who Always Said No"," a short story by Harry.

Auth/Ed: E. J. Gold
Year: 1994
Price: $2.50
Pages: 96
Cover: Frank Kelly Freas

Contains the following works:
The City of the Dead (Part 2 of 3) - Robert Sheckley
None But Lucifer (Part 1 of 3) - L. Sprague de Camp and H. L. Gold
Vampire's Fast (Part 2 of 2) - Jacqueline Lichtenberg

Short Stories
Anachronism - Chad Oliver
Atmospheric Conditions - Lawrence Schimel
The Boy Who Always Said No - Harry Nilsson
Court of Sorrows - K. D. Wentworth
Gris-Gris - Jean Marie Stine
Nothing Changes - Chuck Rothman
The Pain Peddlers - Robert Silverberg
Perchance to Scream - Janet Berliner (as Janet Berliner Gluckman)
The Vilbar Party - Evelyn E. Smith
The Words, The Names - Don Webb

My Life Among the Stars: The Cage - Bjo Trimble

See also: Galaxy Magazine.

The Gallery of Functional Art at Edgemar

2429 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

See also: The Gallery of Functional Art at Edgemar.

Dick Gardner

Production Designer for The Point (stage)'s 1991 revival at the Chapel Court Theater in Hollywood, California.

Gil Garfield

Songwriter ("Paradise," "There Will Never Be")

Gary Usher and the Super Stocks

"Readin' Ridin' And Racin'" was one of Harry's first songs to be recorded. It was recorded by Gary Usher and the Super Stocks.

See also: Gary Usher Biography.

Lowell George

Guitar (Son of Schmilsson, Flash Harry), Songwriter ("Cheek to Cheek")

See also: Lowell George Credits.

Troy Germano

Choir, Chorus (Pussy Cats)

Arthur Gerst

Harp (Flash Harry)

See also: Arthur Gerst Credits.

Jane Getz

Piano (...That's the Way It Is, Pussy Cats)

See also: Jane Getz Biography.

James Getzoff

Violin (Aerial Ballet, ...That's the Way It Is)

See also: James Getzoff Credits.

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Harry appeared in an episode titled "The Music Man."

See also: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir.

Mike Gibbons

A member of Badfinger. Songwriter ("Without You")

See also: Badfinger Home Page.

Mara Gibbs

"Guest Vocalist" on Harry's "Perfect Day"

Ray Gilbert

Songwriter ("Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah")

Astrud Gilberto

Astrud Gilberto, the girl from Ipanema, recorded a cover of "The Wailing Of The Willow."

See also: Astrud Gilberto.

Terry Gilliam

Film Director. Gilliam included Harry's performance of "How About You" in his The Fisher King.

See also: Terry Gilliam.

Richard Glasser

Choir, Chorus (...That's the Way It Is)

Jackie Gleason

Actor. Gleason appeared in Skidoo.

See also: Jackie Gleason.

E. R. Goetz

Songwriter ("For Me And My Gal")

Gerald Goffin

Songwriter ("Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow")

Gold Star

Gold Star is the recording studio where Harry met Phil Spector. Harry was recording a demo at Gold Star, when "Phil was walking down the hallway and he heard my demo and he said, 'Who's that?' Turns out that Perry Botkin used to publish Phil when Phil was a teenager, and he said, 'That's Harry Nilsson.' Phil said, 'That's a good song. Did he write it?' Perry said, 'Yeah, well, he and I wrote it.'"

E. J. Gold

Publisher, Photographer, Artist, Actor, Musician, Philosopher, Author and friend of Harry's. In 1967, Eugene Jeffrey ("Jeff") Gold was Harry's official photographer - his photographs can be seen on the back cover of Pandemonium Shadow Show.

Around 1992, Harry and E. J. collaborated on "The Moonbeam Show." It features artwork (ceramic, primarily) by Gold based on songs by Nilsson. Harry, Una, and their children spent Harry's last Christmas at E.J.'s artist enclave near Nevada City, CA.

E.J. Gold is the editor and publisher of the new Galaxy Magazine. The old Galaxy was edited by his father, the science fiction writer H. L. Gold, whose stories were featured on the radio program "X Minus One." E.J. revived the magazine a few years back. An early issue featured a short story by Harry called ""The Boy Who Always Said No"."

See also: E. J. Gold Biography.

H. L. Gold

Science Fiction Author and Publisher. Father of E. J. Gold.

Whoopi Goldberg

Goldberg starred in The Telephone which was based on a story and screenplay by Terry Southern and Harry.

Golden Syrup

Publisher of many of Harry's songs.

Albert Goldman

Author. Goldman was known for writing highly-sensationalized biographies. Goldman never let the truth get in the way of a good story. Unfortunately, Harry appears in Goldman's book about John Lennon.

Harris Goldman

Violin (...That's the Way It Is)


A U.S. record collectors magazine. The April 29, 1994, issue (Vol. 20 No. 9 Issue 359) includes an extensive article by Dawn Eden about Harry and his music.

See also: Goldmine Magazine.

Lopez Gonzalez

Songwriter ("Diez Indios")

Good Day Sunshine

A magazine for fans of The Beatles.
Good Day Sunshine
P.O. Box 1008
Mar Vista, CA 90066
(301) 391-0778

Jerry Good

Producer (The Point)


Harry's "Jump Into the Fire" is featured in the film Goodfellas.

See also: Goodfellas.

Goodspeed Opera House

Harry's musical "Zapata!" was produced at the Godspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut.

See also: Goodspeed Opera House.

Goodway Marketing, Inc.

Eric P. Lipman's marketing company. One of the companies enlisted by Hawkeye Entertainment to market Hawkeye projects.

Jim Gordon

Sax player (Stop and Smell the Roses), Drums (Nilsson Schmilsson, Flash Harry)

Larry Gordon

Film Producer (The Point)

Mack Gordon

Songwriter ("I Know Why")

Stuart Gorrell

Songwriter ("Georgia On My Mind")

Charles Gould

Bassoon (...That's the Way It Is)

Betty Grable


In the early 90's, Harry and his family moved to a seven-bedroom home in Hidden Hills. The Hidden Hills home was once owned by bandleader Harry James and his wife Betty Grable.

See also: Betty Grable Filmography.


The automobile on the cover of Nilsson Sings Newman is a 1938 Graham.

Martha Graham

Dancer, Choreographer

See also: Martha Graham.


Harry won two Grammies - for "Everybody's Talkin'" and "Without You."

See also: Grammy® Home Page.

Great White Hope

Publisher ("Best Move")

Edward Green

Violin (...That's the Way It Is)

William Green

Saxophone (...That's the Way It Is)

Joseph Greene

Choir, Chorus (...That's the Way It Is)

Robert Greenidge

Steel Drums (Duit on Mon Dei)

Ellie Greenwich

Songwriter ("Be My Baby," "River Deep-Mountain High")

Leslie Greif

Songwriter ("First Impressions Main Theme")


Album Design and Graphics (Knnillssonn)

Ground Control

Rick Riccio's recording studio in Burbank, CA - formerly known as Evergreen Recording Studios.

Group Madness

"Group Madness" is a documentary about the filming of "Yellowbeard." It includes Harry's song "Men At Sea." Harry wrote the song for "Yellowbeard," but it was not used in the film.

See also: Group Madness.

François-Xavier Gruber

Songwriter ("Silent Night")