Screwed By The Label: Knnillsonn, his attempt to Win Back The Crowd by re-creating his classic 60s style, was released in July 1977. A few weeks later Elvis died, giving RCA Records an excuse to ignore Nilsson while pushing the lucrative Presley catalogue. A year later they released a greatest hits album against his wishes, prompting Nilsson to ask to be released from his contract.
The Shelf of Album Languishment/Short Run In Peru: Flash Harry was recorded after he left RCA and didn't have a recording contract. Mercury picked up the album in 1980, but their American division passed on it. It ended up just being released in the UK and Japan. In 2013 it finally received an official US release.
Working Title: He wanted to call his first album for RCA Something Wicked This Way Comes, as a Shout-Out to the Ray Bradbury novel, but ran into legal trouble with Bradbury's publishers. He retitled it Pandemonium Shadow Show, after the traveling carnival in the novel.
Duit on Mon Dei was originally called God's Greatest Hits, but RCA rejected that title.