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Sleep Late My Lady Friend

Recorded/Published: 1967
Harry Nilsson's "Sleep Late My Lady Friend" includes the line "And dream a dream of Cielito Lindo." "Cielito Lindo" means "Beautiful Sky" and that's probably the reference Nilsson intended. "Cielito Lindo" is also the name of a Mexican folk song (with its familiar chorus of "Ay, ay, ay, ay").


Producer: Rick Jarrard
Publisher: Unichappell Music
Publisher: Six Continents Music
Songwriter: Harry Nilsson
Vocals: Harry Nilsson


Sleep late my lady friend.
Let the warm Summer breeze
Drift through your window ...


All Time Greatest Hits (CD)
The Collection
Pandemonium Shadow Show (Promotional)
Pandemonium Shadow Show (Monophonic LP)
Pandemonium Shadow Show (Stereophonic LP)
Pandemonium Shadow Show (US CD Reissue)
Pandemonium Shadow Show (Japanese CD Reissue)
Pandemonium Shadow Show / Aerial Ballet / Aerial Pandemonium Ballet (CD)


"Sleep Late My Lady Friend"
"Sleep Late My Lady Friend {Aerial Pandemonium Ballet}"

Other Recordings:

Artist: Jose Feliciano [Info]
Artist: Harry Belafonte [Info]
Artist: Joshua Tyler [Info]

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Sleep Late My Lady Friend
(4.0 / 4.0)
Joseph Skade
(4.0 / 4.0)
This is surely Nilsson's most romantic song. A jazz ballad propelled by a sultry bassline and a vocal performance second to none. This is simply beautiful and the fact that it is so neglected is perhaps a reflection on the strength of 'Pandemonium Shadow Show'. If I were to explain to someone why I love Nilsson - this would be the first song I would play.

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