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August 11, 1982 (2 items; TT = 8:13)
Columbia Studio B, New York NY
Commercial for Columbia

Miles Davis (tpt, synth); William D. "Bill" Evans (ss); Mike Stern (g); Marcus Miller (el-b); Al Foster (d); Mino Cinelu (perc)

1 Star on Cicely (M. Davis) 4:30
2 Star on Cicely (edit) (M. Davis) 3:43

A promo version of Co 38-03605 has "Star on Cicely" on both sides

1 Star on Cicely
12" LP: Columbia FC 38657, Columbia C5X 45000, CBS/Sony 25AP 2350, CBS/Sony 30AP 2535
CD: Columbia Legacy C4K 45000, Columbia Legacy C4K 86569, CBS/Sony 35DP 55, CBS/Sony CSCS 5347, CBS/Sony 80DP 5430/3, Sony SICP 5037/40, Sony 9135, Sony 9765, Sony SICJ 86, Sony SICJ 30107, Columbia Legacy 86975 24922 [= Columbia (F) 86975 52492] (CD 49)

2 Star on Cicely (edit)
45 rpm: Columbia 38-03605

On the long version of "Star on Cicely" the same lengthy solo transcription is repeated at 1:04 and 3:44 (with overdubbed el-b, ss, and muted tpt: 1:04-1:49, 3:44-4:29).

A promotional version (for radio?) of Columbia 38-03605 has "Star on Cicely" on both sides. The commercial released version includes "It Gets Better" on the B-side (recorded on January 5, 1983).

"Star on Cicely" is listed as "Space Dance" in the Columbia files.

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