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Format: CD
Sku: 60580262
UPC: 078636512822
UPC 14: 00078636512822
Release Date: 11/19/2002
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Everything's Got 'Em ~ Harry Nilsson
2. Town, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
3. Me And My Arrow ~ Harry Nilsson
4. Game, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
5. Poli High ~ Harry Nilsson
6. Trial & Banishment, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
7. Think About Your Troubles ~ Harry Nilsson
8. Pointed Man, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
9. Life Line ~ Harry Nilsson
10. Birds, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
11. P.O.V. Waltz ~ Harry Nilsson
12. Clearing In The Woods, The - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
13. Are You Sleeping? ~ Harry Nilsson
14. Oblio's Return - (narration) ~ Harry Nilsson
15. Think About Your Troubles - (previously unreleased, alternate take) ~ Harry Nilsson
16. Life Line - (previously unreleased, alternate take) ~ Harry Nilsson
17. Down To The Valley - (unedited) ~ Harry Nilsson

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote This reissue features original comic book story and cover art.
Muze PNote Personnel includes: Harry Nilsson (vocals, piano); George Tipton (conductor); Alton Hendrickson (guitar, mandolin); Dennis Budimir, Tommy Tedesco, Al Casey (guitar); Tibor Zelig, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick (violin); Armand Kaproff, Edgar Lustgarten (cello); Louise Dismsan, Gretchen Shanley, Arthur Gleghorn (flute); George Fields, Tommy Morgan (harmonica); Tom Scott (saxophone); Carroll Lewis (trumpet); Mike Rubini (piano, organ, clavinet); Dan Randi (organ); Carol Kaye, Stephens LaFever (bass); John Guerin, Earl Palmer (drums); Jerry Williams, Alan Estes, Milt Holland (percussion).
Muze PNote Recorded at RCA Studios, and at A&M Studios, Hollywood, California between April and September 1970.
Muze PNote All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Muze PNote Personnel: Harry Nilsson (vocals, piano); Alton Hendrickson (guitar, mandolin); Dennis Budimir, Al Casey , Tommy Tedesco (guitar); Dorothy Remsen (harp); Tibor Zelig, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick (violin); Byron Berline (fiddle); Armand Karpoff (cello); Ethmer Roten (flute, saxophone); Arthur Gleghorn (flute); George Fields, Tommy Morgan (harmonica); Jim Horn, Tom Scott (saxophone); Carroll Lewis (trumpet); Michel Rubini (piano, Clavinet, organ); Mike Melvoin (piano, Clavinet); Michael Lang (piano); Ralph Grierson (harpsichord, organ); Don Randi (organ); Frank Capp (drums, timpani); Earl Palmer , John Guerin (drums); Alan Estes, Jerry Williams , Milt Holland (percussion).
Muze PNote Liner Note Author: Curtis Armstrong.
Muze PNote Recording information: A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA (12/12/1969-09/28/1970); RCA Studios, Hollywood, CA (12/12/1969-09/28/1970).
Muze PNote Arranger: George Tipton.
Muze PNote In 1970, Harry Nilsson's THE POINT appeared. It arrived as both an animated television special and this soundtrack. The album alternates seven warm and sprightly songs with seven bits of narration (also by Nilsson), which together present Nilsson's delightful little fable. However, the songs do stand perfectly well on their own. "Me and My Arrow" was a hit at the time, and found its way into people's consciousness again in the '80s when it was used in a car commercial. The story's themes are universal and the songs and their arrangements are catchy to children without being cloying to adults. "Think About Your Troubles" sports a confident vocal that melds the blues with Broadway. The orchestrations throughout the entire album (arranged and conducted by George Tipton) are supple, supportive, and slyly inventive.

Producer: Harry Nilsson; Curtis Armstrong (Reissue); Glenn Korman (Reissue); Rob Santos (Reissue)

Engineer: Ritchie Schmitt; Pat Ieraci; Mike Leary; Hank McGill; Kent Tunks; Richie Schmitt

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Associated Artists and Works

Original Soundtrack
The Point! [Bonus Tracks] [Remaster] ~ Original Soundtrack
This Is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson, Vol. 1 [Di ~ Various Artists

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 11/19/2002
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1971
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 07863651282
Music Label Name Label : RCA
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00078636512822

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (5/27/71, p.53)
- "...THE POINT is not a collection of sound track songs, but rather a carefully told story complete by itself...conveyed in an utterly delightful style..."

Mojo (Publisher)
(9/00, p.88)
- "...Strange and lovely..."

NME (Magazine)
(9/23/00, p.35)
- 8 out of 10 - "...THE POINT has great charm, better songs, and was a huge TV hit..."

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