Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories
Episode 120 - Harry Nilsson vs Hollywood

The guys get wild unraveling the story of the “American Beatle” who wrote some of the all-time greatest songs, partied with the all-time greatest musicians, and ultimately couldn’t shake his obsession with the silver screen – a preoccupation that would be his undoing.


Songs used in this episode:

Harry Nilsson – Without You, Coconut, Everybody’s Talkin’, Me and My Arrow, You’re Breaking My Heart, Jump Into the Fire, You Can’t Do That

Badfinger – Without You, The Beatles – You Can’t Do That!

Watch Son of Dracula:

Watch The Telephone for free on Tubi:

Buy the screenplay:

Watch the documentary (2006):

The 1988 LA Times piece on Hawkeye:

The 1994 LA Times piece on Nilsson’s death:

New York Times review of The Telephone: