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Dory Previn: Children Of Coincidence And Harpo Marx (Warner Bros.) ****

Barbara Charone, Sounds, 3 April 1976

OF THE RANDY Newman/Harry Nilsson school of absurdist, black comedy, Dory Previn unleashes her cryptic wit and dry tongue once again. Hallelujah! Dory Previn albums are consistently good, flaunting the author's traumas, dramas, neuroses, vulnerability and a whole lot more. Her songs work because she understands the need to be able to laugh at one's self.

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