1972 Kenny Rankin – Like A Seed

Like a Seed was the third studio album by Kenny Rankin, released in 1972

Kenny Rankin (February 10, 1940 – June 7, 2009) was an American pop and jazz singer and songwriter, originally from the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, New York.


1  Like A Seed (Kenny Rankin) 3:59
2  Yesterday’s Lies (Kenny Rankin) 4:00
3  Peaceful (Kenny Rankin) 3:07
4  Sometimes (Kenny Rankin, Yvonne Rankin) 3:57
5  Comin’ Down (Kenny Rankin, Yvonne Rankin) 4:06
6  Stringman (Kenny Rankin, Yvonne Rankin) 2:53
7  Eartheart (Kenny Rankin) 4:50
8  Bad Times Make You Strong (Kenny Rankin, Yvonne Rankin) 4:21
9  You Are My Woman (Kenny Rankin) 3:42
10  I Was Born (Kenny Rankin) 4:19
11  If I Should Go to Pray (Kenny Rankin) 3:18



BassLeland Sklar
BassMax Bennett
DrumsJim Keltner
DrumsJohn Guerin
GuitarKenny Rankin
GuitarMike Deasy
CelloTed Michel
KeyboardsLarry Knechtel
KeyboardsVictor Feldman
PercussionGary Coleman
FluteJim Horn
SaxJim Horn
SaxMike Deasy
Background VocalsKathy Deasy
Background VocalsMike Deasy

Other Musicians

Choir (Children) – Chanda Rankin, Chris Rankin, Gena Maria Rankin, Yvonne Rankin (Track 1)

Liner Notes

Producer – Jack Lewis, Monte Kay
Arranged By (Strings), Orchestrated By – Don Peake
Arranged By (Strings) – Mike Deasy

Distributed By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Little David
Phonographic Copyright (p) – Little David Records