Killin' At The Soda Shop

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Killin' At The Soda Shop

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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

Killin' At The Soda Shop is an unreleased song recorded on 29 May 1985 at Sunset Sound in Hollywood, California (the day after Polka-Dot Tiger, the same day as Drawers (later released as Little Rock), Married Man and Zebra With The Blonde Hair, the day before For Love). Clare Fischer arranged and recorded orchestration for the song in August 1985, at Monterey Sound Studios in Glendale, California, but the song was ultimately not included on Jill Jones' album Jill Jones.


Recording Information
Recording Sessions
Date Studio Additional info
29 May 1985 Sunset Sound,
Hollywood, CA, USA
Basic tracking
August 1985 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

Versions
Unreleased Versions
Title Version Additional Info
Killin' At The Soda Shop Studio Recorded 29 May 1985
Killin' At The Soda Shop Studio Final version after orchestral overdubs


Sampled, Referred to, Quoted in...
Title Length Released on Version Additional info
Graffiti Bridge 3:51 Graffiti Bridge album
Face Down 3:16 Emancipation
Face Down (Instrumental Mix) 3:58 Face Down promo Remix Instrumental version of X-tended Rap Money Mix
Face Down (X-tended Rap Money Mix) 4:56 Face Down promo Remix Rap includes sections of 18 & Over
 
Additional Information

See also Trivia


References
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