Nilsson Schmilsson is the seventh album by singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson, released on October 1971 by the RCA Victor label. It was Nilsson's most commercially successful album, with his cover of "Without You" reaching the #1 position on March 11, 1972. The album was also supported by well-known hit singles "Coconut" and "Jump into the Fire"
- "Gotta Get Up" (2:24)
- "Driving Along" (2:02)
- "Early in the Morning" (2:48)
- "The Moonbeam Song" (3:18)
- "Down" (3:24)
- "Without You" (3:17)
- "Coconut" (3:48)
- "Let the Good Times Roll" (2:42)
- "Jump into the Fire" (6:54)
- "I'll Never Leave You" (4:11)
She put the trope in the coconut and drank 'em both up:
- Break-Up Song: "Without You"
- Cover Version: "Early in the Morning" (Louis Jordan), "Without You" (Badfinger) and "Let the Good Times Roll" (Shirley and Lee).
- Epic Rocking: The album version of "Jump into the Fire" nears the seven minute mark.
- Healing Potion: Apparently, if you put a lime in a coconut and drink 'em both up, your belly-ache should be gone in the morning. Only, not.
- Looped Lyrics: "Jump into the Fire"
- New Sound Album: The album added extensive rock elements to his music for the first time, culminating with the Epic Rocking of "Jump into the Fire".
- Non Standard Prescription: In the song "Coconut", a woman puts lime in the coconut and drinks them both up, and gets a bellyache. She calls her doctor (wakes him up) and the doctor prescribes... lime in the coconut, drink them both together. Then she'll feel better.
- Power Ballad: "Without You" was an early attempt to mix ingredients that later became Power Ballad mainstays.note What makes it interesting is that Nilsson was approaching it from the opposite direction: a pop guy adding heavier elements to his music.
- Welcome to the Caribbean, Mon!: "Coconut" was performed in a West Indian feel.
- Word Schmord: The title of the album.