1972 Dory Previn – Mary C Brown And The Hollywood Sign

Mary C Brown and the Hollywood Sign was the fourth solo LP by Dory Previn, released in November 1972. This was a thematic album about Hollywood misfits. The songs were intended for a musical revue that ran briefly in Los Angeles. It was planned to stage it on Broadway, but the previews were poor and the show was cancelled before it opened.


1  Mary C Brown And The Hollywood Sign (Dory Previn) 04:46
2  The Holy Man On Malibu Bus Number Three (Dory Previn) 04:50
3  The Midget’s Lament (Dory Previn) 04:12
4  When A Man Wants A Woman (Dory Previn) 02:29
5  Cully Surroga He’s Almost Blind (Dory Previn) 05:17
6  Left Hand Lost (Dory Previn) 05:03
7  The Perfect Man (Dory Previn) 03:14
8  Starlet Starlet On The Screen, Who Will Follow Norma Jean? (Dory Previn) 02:40
9  Don’t Put Him Down (Dory Previn) 04:01
10  King Kong (Dory Previn) 03:58
11  Medley: Morning Star / Evening Star, Jesus Was An Androgyne, Anima/Animus (Dory Previn) 04:53



BassBryan Garofalo
BassJoe Osborn
BassReinie Press
DrumsEarl Palmer
DrumsJohn Guerin
DrumsRon Tutt
GuitarDavid Cohen
Acoustic GuitarLaurindo Almeida
Acoustic GuitarPeter Jameson
Acoustic GuitarDavid Cohen
Electric PianoMike Lang
PianoPeggy Sandvig
PianoTom Keene
PianoMike Lang
VocalsDory Previn

Liner Notes

Producer – Nick Venet
Producer (Associate) – Jim Bond

Art Direction – Norman Seeff
Design – Dave Bhang
Photography By – Neil Brisker

Manufactured By United Artists Records, Inc.
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Printed By Ever Reddy
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