Living Doll

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Living Doll

Song details
Performer: Jill Jones
Writer(s): Prince (assumed)
Producer(s): Prince (assumed)
Live Appearances
First and last live appearance:
  • This track is not believed to have been performed live by Prince.
Performed regularly on tour:
  • none
Performed occasionally in shows:
  • none

Living Doll is an unreleased song recorded on 2 June 1985 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (three days after For Love). The song was intended for Jill Jones' album Jill Jones, but ultimately not included.

Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
2 June 1985 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
August 1985 (assumed) Monterey Sound Studios,
Glendale, CA, USA
Orchestral overdubs by Clare Fischer
Recording Personnel
Orchestral Players (assumed):
  • Violins - Isabelle Daskoff, Francine Walsh, Mari Botnik, Pam Gates, Janice Gower, Karen Jones, Betty Moor, Irma Neumann, Assa Drori, Bill Hymanson, Oscar Chasow, Ron Clark, Henry Ferber, Erne Granat, Ed Green, Bill Hybel, Reggie Hill, Pat Johnson, Don Palmer, Sheldon Sanov, Joe Schonbrun, Terry Schonbrun and Harold Wolf
  • Violas - Pam Goldsmith, Margot Maclaine, Carol Mukagawa, Myer Bello, Alan Deverich, Norman Forrest, Alan Harshman, Jorge Moraga and David Stock
  • Cellos - Jim Arkatoff, Ray Kelley, Ray Kramer and Fred Seykora
  • Basses - Chuck Dominico and Arni Egilsson
  • Woodwinds - Gene Cipriano, Don Ashworth, John Clarke, Dave Edwards, Gary Foster, Jim Kanter, John Lowe, Dick Mitchell, Jack Nimitz, Joe Soldo and Bob Tricarico
  • Trumpets - Ray Brown, Rich Cooper, Bob Findley, Larry Ford, Bob O’Donnell and Al Vizutti
  • Trombones - Garnett Brown, Charles Loper, Morris Repass and Bill Watrous
  • French Horns - Marni Johnson, David Duke, Joe Myer, Brian O’Connor, Calvin Smith and Jim Thatcher
  • Tuba - Tommy Johnson
  • Tympani and percussion - Brent Fischer

Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Living Doll Studio Recorded 2 June 1985
Living Doll Studio Final version after orchestral overdubs

Additional Information

See also Trivia

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