Here are two songs from a 45 vinyl release by a band Sky High working out of Chattanooga TN circa 1980. I do not know but it is conceivable that other bands at other times and places used the same name. These two songs are from the Sky High outfit which worked Chattanooga nightclubs and various road gigs circa 1980. If other bands at other times and places happened to use the same name then no infringement or deception is intended.
Side A "If Ever Comes the Day" song writing Copyright 1978 David A Gray.
Side B "Talk About Parties" song writing Copyright 1978 James Chandler Jr.
Performance credits belong to band members at the time of recording--
____ Barry Gilreath: Lead Vocal and Electric Bass
____ Chris Gilreath: Drums and Backup Vocals
____ David A Gray: Guitars and Backup Vocals
____ James Chandler Jr: Keyboards and Backup Vocals
Recorded at Pyramid Studios, Lookout Mountain TN. Engineered by Lee Peterzell. The label on the record claims production by Jim Stabile, Lee Peterzell and Sky High Band.
I digital dubbed from an old "virgin" 45, fetched from the attic, which had never been played. Managed to remove most clicks and then remastered the tunes. Like many low budget 45s of the time, the closest it got to mastering was bus compression (likely LA2A) into the 2 track tape, plus whatever the vinyl engineer had to do in order to prevent the needle from jumping out of the grooves.
Most 45's were intentionally cut "a little too hot" trading extra loudness for extra distortion. Dense sections of the songs show some of that typical 45 record overdrive distortion. Overall it turned out cleaner than I may have feared. A better remaster might be made from the original master tapes-- If the master mix tape could be found and if the tape would be playable after 37 years. Perhaps not likely on either count.
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If Ever Comes the Day
(C) 1978 David A Gray
Vocals: Barry Gilreath; Bass: Barry Gilreath; Drums/Percussion: Chris Gilreath; Guitars: David A Gray; Keyboards: James Chandler Jr; [Steinway Grand, Hammond C3->PaiaFlanger->Leslie147, White Face Arp Odyssey, Freeman String Symphonizer]
Talk About Parties
(C) 1978 James Chandler Jr
Vocals: Barry Gilreath; Bass: Barry Gilreath; Drums/Percussion: Chris Gilreath; Guitars: David A Gray; Keyboards: James Chandler Jr; [Grand Piano only]
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