Smothers Brothers Perspective on John + Harry | Fab Forum

Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_TopicIcon
Smothers Brothers Perspective on John + Harry
No permission to create posts
19 December 2010
3.58am
Avatar
parco63
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 27
Member Since:
27 November 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Hi everyone,

We all know about the ejection of John and Harry Nilsson from the Troubadour club in Los Angeles in 1974 as one of the worst incidents in John's career, but I didn't know about it from the Smothers Brothers' perspective until just recently.

Was especially interested because Tommy Smothers played on Give Peace A Chance and because the film of Hey Jude showed on the Smothers Brothers classic cancelled TV show.

What I found out was that, obnoxious as John was, the incident at the Troubadour was a little more complex than what we've been led to believe. His behavior was terrible but it doesn't appear to have been malicious based on what the Brothers remember.  

For the record neither Smothers brother appeared to hold a grudge over it.

http://abbeyrd.best.vwh.net/to.....thers.html

http://www.bullz-eye.com/telev.....others.htma-hard-days-night-john-7

19 December 2010
5.34pm
Avatar
StarWisher
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 1159
Member Since:
25 November 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

Was this the famous Kotex incident, or something else?

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." — Dr. Seuss
 
 
19 December 2010
5.56pm
Avatar
parco63
The Jacaranda
Forum Posts: 27
Member Since:
27 November 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall Offline

It was indeed.  The Smothers Brothers wouldn't have seen that, but they sure heard John and Harry.

Forum Timezone: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Necko, meanmistermustard, Starr Shine?, Merch, limitlessundyinglove, The Hippie Chick, Evangeline, gembo555
65 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Starr Shine?: 11637

Silly Girl: 7713

parlance: 7095

mr. Sun king coming together: 6980

Mr. Kite: 6133

trcanberra: 5776

Ron Nasty: 5356

Necko: 4867

mithveaen: 4630

AppleScruffJunior: 4002

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 3498

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 3935

Posts: 218852

Newest Members:

bmw8282, man on the flaming pie, herseydenvar, Polythene_kite, mariconsoy

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 11814, meanmistermustard: 18448, Zig: 8371, Joe: 4476

Administrators: Joe: 4476, Ellie: 3

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: Expert Textpert
Upcoming: None