You may have never heard of Harry Nilsson, but he was a big influence on some people you probably do know: John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Terry Gilliam, Robin Williams. The reason you haven’t heard of him is he tended more toward artistic satisfaction rather than commercial success in the 1960s and ‘70s as a songwriter and singer. He did achieve some commercial success, including the top 40 hit "I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City" in 1969. He also won Grammy Awards for two of his recordings. The Beatles gave him a boost when they referred to him as their favorite American musician. Director... More >>>