Hollywood Be Thy Name

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Hollywood Be Thy Name
Live album by Dr. John
Released October 6, 1975
Recorded Willie Purple's Niteclub, Los Angeles
Genre Blues
Length 40:45
Label United Artists
Producer Bob Ezrin
Dr. John chronology
Desitively Bonnaroo
(1974)
Hollywood Be Thy Name
(1975)
City Lights
(1978)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Hollywood Be Thy Name is a live album by New Orleans R&B artist Dr. John. It was produced by legendary producer Bob Ezrin.

Track listing[edit]

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

No. Title Writer(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 Robinson 3:46
4. "Swanee River Boogie"   2:51
5. "Yesterday" John Lennon, Paul McCartney 5:21
6. "Babylon" Bob Ezrin, Dr. John 6:11
7. "Back by the River" Bill Quateman 4:01
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 Montrell 3:15

Personnel[edit]

  • Dr. John - keyboards, vocals
  • Tommy Vig - percussion
  • Ronnie Barron - keyboards, vocals on "Will The Circle Be Broken"
  • Steve Hunter - guitar
  • Kenny Ascher - keyboards
  • Johnny Badanjek - drums
  • John Boudreaux - drums
  • Leroy Cooper - baritone saxophone
  • Bob Ezrin - keyboards, vocals
  • Julius Farmer - bass
  • Venetta Fields - vocals
  • Tammy Lann - vocals
  • Warren Luening - horn
  • Robbie Montgomery - vocals
  • Alvin Robinson - guitar, vocals on "It's All Right With Me"
  • James Herb Smith - guitar
  • Clifford Solomon - tenor saxophone
  • Bobby Torres - conductor
  • Ernie Watts - tenor saxophone
  • Chauncey Welsch - trombone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campbell, Al. "Hollywood Be Thy Name - Dr. John" at AllMusic. Retrieved 8 October 2011.