Tuesday, October 12, 2021

John Cale - Paris 1919 (1973)


John Cale - Paris 1919 (1973)


Tracklist front / back album covers


Side A

1. "Child's Christmas in Wales"   3:21

2. "Hanky Panky Nohow"   2:46

3. "The Endless Plain of Fortune"   4:13

4. "Andalucia"   3:54

5. "Macbeth"   3:08


Side B

6. "Paris 1919"   4:07

7. "Graham Greene"   3:00

8. "Half Past France"   4:20

9. "Antarctica Starts Here"   2:47


2006 reissue bonus tracks: Sketches & Roughs for Paris 1919

10. "Burned Out Affair" (Outtake)   3:24

11. "Child's Christmas in Wales" (Alternate Version)   3:30

12. "Hanky Panky Nohow" (Drone Mix)   2:51

13. "The Endless Plain of Fortune" (Alternate Version)   4:08

14. "Andalucia" (Rehearsal)   4:34

15. "Macbeth" (Alternate Version)   3:34

16. "Paris 1919" (String Mix)   4:29

17. "Graham Greene" (Rehearsal)   1:40

18. "Half Past France" (Alternate Version)   4:50

19. "Antarctica Starts Here" (Rehearsal)   2:52

20. "Paris 1919" (Piano Mix)   6:09

21. "Macbeth" (unlisted instrumental) 5:17




John Cale Band Members / Musicians

John Cale – vocals, piano, keyboards, viola, acoustic guitar

Lowell George – electric guitar, acoustic guitar

Wilton Felder – bass guitar, saxophone

Richie Hayward – drums

Chris Thomas – tambourine

The UCLA Symphony Orchestra – strings

Joel Druckman, Esq. – orchestra manager


Chris Thomas – original album production

Mike Salisbury – original album design and photography

Andy Zax – reissue production

Dave Schultz – remastering (at DigiPrep, Los Angeles)

Matthew Specktor – liner notes

Greg Allen – reissue art direction and design

Bob Rush – additional booklet photography

Project supervision for Rhino UK: Stuart Batsford and Mick Houghton

Project assistance: Brian Kehew, Bill Inglot, Rick Conrad, Patrick Milligan, Cheryl Pawelski, Mason Williams, and Robin Hurley




Paris 1919 is the 3rd solo studio album by Welsh musician John Cale. It was released on 25 February 1973 by Reprise Records. Musicians such as Lowell George and Wilton Felder performed on the release. It was produced by Chris Thomas, who had previously worked producing Procol Harum.

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