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The Game (Narration)

Writer: Harry Nilsson
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Narration from the album, The Point.

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Garbarge Can Ballet

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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Producer: Rick Jarrard
Arranger: George Tipton
From the Skidoo soundtrack.

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Gemeinsam

Writer: Harry Nilsson / Max Colpet
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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"Together" in German



Gentlemen Friend

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Warner-Tamerlane Hastings Catalog, Inc. / Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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Georgia On My Mind

Writer: Hoagy Carmichael / Stuart Gorrell
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During the Papa's Got a Brown New Robe sessions Harry recorded a medley of "Yesterday" and "Georgia On My Mind."



Girlfriend

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Dunbar Music
Recorded: June 24, 1968
Producer: Rick Jarrard
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This song remained unreleased until 1994 when it appeared in the Personal Best - The Harry Nilsson Anthology collection. It was the basis for the song "Best Friend" which became the theme song for the TV series "The Courtship of Eddie's Father".

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Give, Love, Joy

Writer: Harry Nilsson
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From Ziggy’s Gift



Goeie Ouwe Plee

Writer: Harry Nilsson / Willem Nijholt
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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Willem Nijholt is a humorist in the Netherlands. The title of this song (when translated from Dutch) is something like "Good Old Toilet", so it is probably a take-off of Harry's "Good Old Desk".



Goin' Down

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Golden Syrup Music
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For the first time on record (and the last?) Harry yodels.

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Good For God

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: EMI Blackwood Music
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Drums: Jim Keltner
Steel Drums: Robert Greenidge
Guitar: Jesse Ed Davis
Guitar: Danny Kortchmar
Saxophone: Bobby Keyes
Bass: Klaus Voormann
Saxophone: Trevor Lawrence
Voice: Ringo Starr
Percussion: Pat Murphy
Tenor: Gene Cipriano

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Good Old Desk

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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Producer: Rick Jarrard
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On the TV show "Playboy After Dark" a straight-faced Harry Nilsson told Hugh Hefner that the meaning of the song "Good Old Desk" was in its initials -"GOD." Years later Nilsson admitted, "I bullshitted him. I thought it was funny."

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Good Times

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Beechwood Music
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Goodnight Mr Banks

Writer: Harry Nilsson
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Producer: Rick Jarrard
Arranger: George Tipton
From the Skidoo soundtrack.

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Gotta Get Up

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
Recorded: June, 1971
Producer: Richard Perry
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In his book, Tunesmith: Inside the Art of Songwriting, Jimmy Webb says that Harry wrote "Gotta Get Up" as a spoof of Webb's "Up, Up, and Away."

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Green Bay Packers March

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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Producer: Rick Jarrard
Arranger: George Tipton
From the Skidoo soundtrack.

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Groovy Little Suzie

Writer: John Marascalco
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Harry wrote "Groovie Little Suzie" but he admits that his "Groovy Little Suzie" is a copy of "Good Golly, Miss Molly" which was written by Harry's friend John Marascalco and became a hit for Little Richard. Apparently, Little Richard didn't mind. He recorded Harry's song. The songwriting credit, however, was given to Marascalco.



Growin' Up

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Beechwood Music
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Guess Who's Coming To Lunch

Writer: Harry Nilsson
Publisher: Warner-Tamerlane Hastings Catalog, Inc. / Unichappell Music / Six Continents Music
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