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Hollywood Be Thy Name

Hollywood Be Thy Name is a live album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. It was produced by legendary producer Bob Ezrin. The recording venue, Willie Purple's Niteclub, was in reality Cherokee Recording Studios with a live audience.

Hollywood Be Thy Name
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Live album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 1975
Recorded1975
VenueWillie Purple's Niteclub, Los Angeles
StudioCherokee Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA
GenreBlues
Length40:45
LabelUnited Artists
ProducerBob Ezrin
Dr. John chronology
Desitively Bonnaroo
(1974)
Hollywood Be Thy Name
(1975)
City Lights
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic2.5/5 stars [1]
Christgau's Record GuideC–[2]

Track listingEdit

All tracks are written by Dr. John; except where indicated.

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."New Island Soiree" 3:13
2."Reggae Doctor" 3:19
3."The Way You Do the Things You Do"Robert Rogers, William Robinson3:46
4."Swanee River Boogie" 2:51
5."Yesterday"John Lennon, Paul McCartney5:21
6."Babylon"Bob Ezrin, Dr. John6:11
7."Back by the River"Bill Quateman4:01
8."Medley:
It's All Right With Me
Blue Skies
Will the Circle Be Unbroken"

Cole Porter
Irving Berlin
A.P. Carter
5:32
9."Hollywood Be Thy Name" 3:16
10."I Wanna Rock"John Marascalco, Bumps Blackwell, Roy Montrell3:15

PersonnelEdit

MusiciansEdit

The CreolettesEdit

TechnicalEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Campbell, Al. "Hollywood Be Thy Name - Dr. John" at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: D". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.