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Dory Previn (born Dorothy Veronica Langan on October 22, 1925; died February 14, 2012), was an American lyricist, singer-songwriter and poet. As a lyricist for motion picture theme songs during the 1960s and early 1970s, she worked on the soundtrack to the Valley of the Dolls. She and her first husband, André Previn, received several Academy Award nominations for their joint efforts in motion picture songwriting. She…

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  • Why did I only discover her music just recently? Sounds like the music I should have loved all my life…
  • Very sad to hear this, hope the last 40 years were better than the first. Hardcore peeps should make sure to check out Planet Blue here: http://dory.willcurtiss.com/, if for nothing else but the 8 mile-style eco-rap about 20 minutes in. Dory really was as rare as hen's teeth...
  • R.I.P. Dory Previn
  • RIP, Dory Previn
  • Only 68000 plays and under 7000 listeners! Come on people now that she has passed away show some time for this underrated lady.
  • Gonna be hugely missed. R.I.P.
  • R.I.P. Dory...
  • What a great songwriter. How can you not love this? Well, maybe Mia Farrow doesn't care for it, but still.
  • Such clever lyrics. All in all, an amazing songwriter.
  • this lady is kinda crazy. gotta love that.

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