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Larry Brown (musician)

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Birth name  Lawrence Brown
Albums  Mary Jane, Orbit III
Genre  Pop
Music director  Mitchell, Maryjane
Associated acts  The Bel-Aires, Matthew Moore Plus Four, The Moon, Davie Allan & The Arrows , Jerry Styner, Mike Curb
Record labels  Sidewalk Records, Beverly Hills Records
Similar  Mike Curb, Brad Roberts, Richard Moore, Hoyt Axton

Larry Brown (born 1947) is a musician, composer and recording engineer. In the 1960s, he started out playing drums in various bands including surf music bands. During the late 1960s to the 1970s, he either provided or helped provide music for a number of exploitation flicks which include biker cult classics such as The Wild Angels, The Glory Stompers, The Angry Breed. He also worked on the film Mary Jane.



In 1965, Brown was the drummer for Davie Allan & The Arrows who provided the music for some biker films in the 1960s. In 1967, he was the engineer for the soundtrack of Thunder Alley.

Around the mid-60s, Brown produced an album for Dave Myers, released as the Dave Myers Effect, Greatest Racing Themes. It was later released on the Carole label in 1968. Around that time, he was a member of The Bel-Aires who had a single "Ya Ha Be Be" bw "If You Love Me" released on the Discothèque Records label. Then he was a member of Matthew Moore Plus Four who had a single "Codyne" (She's Real) bw "You've Never Loved Before" released on the White Whale label. During the late 60s he was a member of a Pop-Psych group called The Moon made up of lead singer and keyboardist Matthew Moore, guitarist David Marks, bassist Andrew Bennett aka Drew Bennett and later David Jackson. The group released three singles and a couple of albums on the Imperial label.


During the 1970s he and Jerry Styner collarborated and had an album Orbit III released on the Beverly Hills record label. A few years later Brown and Styner provided the music for the 1975 film Mitchell that starred Joe Don Baker.


He arranged the percussion for Bryan Duncan's Whistlin' In The Dark album.

Recent years

He provided the music for I Hope You Dance: The Power and Spirit of Song released in 2015.


  • Mike Curb And Larry Brown – Mary Jane Original Soundtrack from the American International Picture "Mary Jane" - Sidewalk DT-5911 - (1968)
  • Jerry Styner And Larry Brown – Orbit III - Beverley Hills BHS 38 - (1971)
  • Songs

    Orbit III1971
    Tuesday Afetrnoon1971
    Glass Onion1971


    Larry Brown (musician) Wikipedia

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