John Cale
Fear Is A Man's Best Friend - John Cale

Solo albums

Paris 1919

Paris 1919

About this album

Released in 1973. Reprise K44239.

Tracks:

  1. Child's Christmas in Wales
  2. Hanky Panky Nohow
  3. The Endless Plain of Fortune
  4. Andalucia
  5. Macbeth
  6. Paris 1919
  7. Graham Greene
  8. Half Past France
  9. Antarctica Starts Here

Musicians:
John Cale: bass, guitar, keyboards, viola
Wilton Felder: bass
Lowell George: guitar
Richard Hayward: drums
Bill Payne: keyboards
Chris Thomas: tambourine
And the U.C.L.A. Orchestra

Other credits:
Producer: Chris Thomas
Cover photo and design: Mike Salisbury
Orchestral manager: J. Druckman Esq.
Recorded at Sunwest Studios, Los Angeles, USA

Expanded & remastered reissue

An expanded & remastered reissue (Rhino 81122 74060 2) came out on May 29, 2006, with just one outtake - Burned Out Affair - alternate mixes and versions, instrumentals and rehearsal tracks:

Tracks:

  1. Child's Christmas In Wales
  2. Hanky Panky Nohow
  3. The Endless Plain Of Fortune
  4. Andalucia
  5. Macbeth
  6. Paris 1919
  7. Graham Greene
  8. Half Past France
  9. Antarctica Starts Here
  10. Burned Out Affair (outtake)
  11. Child's Christmas In Wales (alternative mix)
  12. Hanky Panky Nohow (drone mix)
  13. The Endless Plain Of Fortune (alternative version)
  14. Andalucia (rehearsal)
  15. Macbeth (rehearsal)
  16. Paris 1919 (string mix)
  17. Graham Greene (rehearsal)
  18. Half Past France (alternative version)
  19. Antarctica Starts Here (rehearsal)
  20. Paris 1919 (piano mix)

Not listed on the cover or cd, but it's there:

  1. Macbeth (instrumental)

Reissue credits:
Resissue producer: Andy Zax
Project supervision for Rhino UK: Mike Houghton
Remastering: Dave Schultz at DigiPrep, Los Angeles, CA
Liner notes: Matthew Specktor
Additional booklet photos: Bob Rush
Project assistance: Brian Kehew, Bill Inglot, Rick Conrad, Patrick Milligan, Cheryl Pawelski, Mason Williams & Robert Hurley
Special thanks: Geoffrey Weiss, Lisa Jane Persky & James Billingslea

Paris 1919 test pressing

Test pressings

Test pressings of the album are on the Columbia label in stead of Warners/Reprise.


© 1999- Hans Werksman