There’s so precious little TV footage of Harry Nilsson in his prime—Nilsson famously hated touring, performing live or doing much promotion of any sort for such a major artist—that when something “new” gets uncovered, it’s a rare treat indeed. That it’s one of my top favorite Nilsson songs is so much the better.
Below, Nilsson lip-syncs “Don’t Leave Me,” from his 1968 Aerial Ballet album, on French television.
Bonus: A promotional film for “Everybody’s Talking” shot in Sweden:
Previously on Dangerous Minds:
Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?
Another couple of golden clips from the Fort Knox of music video rarities that is Spike Priggen’s Bedazzled blog.