Without You was written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans. It was first recorded by Badfinger in 1970. It was recorded at EMI Studios in London and was produced by Geoff Emerick. Without You was first released on Badfinger’s 1970 album No Dice. The song was also released as a single in The Philippines in 1971. Paul McCartney liked the song calling it “the killer song of all time”. Harry Nilsson recorded the song in 1971. His version features Klaus Voormann on bass and Jim Keltner on drums. Harry Nilsson performed the song live with Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band at a one off show in 1992.