Rare Silk ‎– American Eyes

Palo Alto Records ‎– PA 8086
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 Oops!
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangements] – Kip KuepperWritten-By – Mike Mainieri
A2 Watch What Happens
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangements] – Rare SilkWritten-By – Michel LeGrand, N. Gimbel*
A3 'Round Midnight
Lyrics By – Bernie HanighenLyrics By [This Lyric Version] – Babs GonzalesMusic By – Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk
A4 Hello
Bass, Written-By – Kim StoneMarimba, Drums [Steel] – Dave Samuels
B1 American Eyes
Guitar – John ScofieldWritten-By – Michael Berry
B2 Storm
Saxophone [Soprano Sax] – Jack WaltripWritten-By – Marylynn Gillaspie, Stanley Turrentine
B3 Up From The Skies
Arranged By [Vocal Arrangements] – Rare SilkGuitar – John ScofieldWritten-By – Jimi Hendrix
B4 Burn It!
Arranged By [String Arrangement] – Sam LancasterBass [String] – Chester HampsonCello – Eric BertoluzziFlute – Jack WaltripPerformer – Psycho-Acoustic SingersViola – Sue VreelandViolin [1st] – Katherine WhiteViolin [2nd] – Arlene TaylorVoice [Additional Voices In Chant Section] – AJ Cohen, Annie Volz, Beverly Lovelace, Byron Lovelace, Christian Dalbavie, Cindy Matthews, Jordan Lovelace (3), Kenny Crandall, Kip Kaplan, Kip Kuepper, Mac McDonald, Patrick Cullie, Patty Roche, Scott Roche

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Comes with a lyric/credit insert.
The run-out groove on both sides say "They Always Wear Black"
Pre-Production at Coupe Studios, Boulder, CO.
Engineered at Caribou Ranch, Nederland, CO & Greene Street Recording, New York City.
Additional Engineering at Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA and Different Fur Recording, San Francisco.
Mastered at CBS Recording Studios, New York.
Direction for Out West Management.
John Scofield appears courtesy of Gramavision Records.
Kim Stone appears courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
(P)(C) 1985, Palo Alto Records and Tapes, a division of Benham Management International

A1 - Redeye Music, Buffamusic / Out West Music, ASCAP, 1984, 1985
A2 - (C) 1964 Production Michel LeGrand and Productions Francis LeMarque
(C) 1965 Vogue Music and Jonware Music Corp. c/o the Welk Music Group
A3 - (C) 1944 (renewed) Warner Bros. Inc.
A4 - Kimet Music / Buffamusic / Out West Music, 1984, ASCAP
B1 - Buffamusic / Out West Music, 1985, ASCAP
B2 - Stanshirl Music, BMI
Lyrics Xenobia Music / Out West Music, 1984, ASCAP
B3 - (C) 1968 Sea-Lark Enterprises, Inc. and Yaneta Co., Ltd. All rights controlled by Unichappell Music, Inc.
B4 - Buffamusic / Out West Music, 1983, ASCAP

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Etching Side A): PA 8086A 1A S-13526
  • Matrix / Runout (Etching Side B): PA 8086B 1A S-13527
  • Matrix / Runout (Message Side A): They Always Wear Black
  • Matrix / Runout (Message Side B): They Always Wear Black

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
PA 8086, 66.23931-01 Rare Silk American Eyes(LP, Album) Palo Alto Records, TELDEC PA 8086, 66.23931-01 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
PAC-8086-N Rare Silk American Eyes(Cass, Album) Palo Alto Records PAC-8086-N US 1985 Sell This Version
VIJ-6451 Rare Silk American Eyes(LP, Album) Palo Alto Records VIJ-6451 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
TBCD 8086 Rare Silk American Eyes(CD, Album) TBA Records & Tapes TBCD 8086 US 1985 Sell This Version
AVCD-502 Rare Silk American Eyes(CD, Album, RE) Avion Records AVCD-502 US 1992 Sell This Version



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April 6, 2015

Key track is "Storm" as featured in "floating" section of Chee's "Obscure Sounds" Japanese book.