The Show Must Go On: The Anthology

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All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The Show Must Go On offers a definitive collection of Sayer's 1970s bubbly dance-pop hits like "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing," "When I Need You," and "More Than I Can Say." A number of rare singles are also included, as is the unreleased cut "Tonight the Sky's About to Cry."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jason Ankeny
The Show Must Go On offers a definitive collection of Sayer's 1970s bubbly dance-pop hits like "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing," "When I Need You," and "More Than I Can Say." A number of rare singles are also included, as is the unreleased cut "Tonight the Sky's About to Cry."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/19/1996
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227198527
  • Catalog Number: 71985

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Leo Sayer Primary Artist, Harmonica, Vocals, Background Vocals, Slide Guitar
Lindsey Buckingham Electric Guitar
Steve Cropper Guitar
David Lindley Fiddle, Steel Guitar
Larry Carlton Guitar, Rhythm Guitar
Mo Foster Bass
James Newton Howard Synthesizer, Piano
Steve Khan Guitar
John Kirby Background Vocals
Chuck Rainey Bass
Ian Lynn Synthesizer
Russ Ballard Organ, Guitar, Piano, Marimbas
David Courtney Piano
Nicky Hopkins Piano
Clydie King Background Vocals
Marcy Levy Background Vocals
Gene Page Conductor
Tom Snow Piano
Dave Markee Bass
Bobbye Hall Percussion
Bob Jenkins Drums
Ben Adkins Bass
Derek Austin Synthesizer
John Barns Clavinet
Ben Benay Acoustic Guitar
Harry Bluestone Choir Master
Michael Boddicker Synthesizer
Robbie Buchanan Synthesizer, Piano
Paul Buckmaster Synthesizer, Cello, Conductor
Auburn Burrell Guitar
David Campbell Conductor
Sharon Campbell Background Vocals
Alan Carvell Background Vocals
Lenny Castro Percussion, Conga
Bob Christianson Synthesizer
Paulinho Da Costa Percussion
Donald "Duck" Dunn Bass
Frank Farrell Piano, Accordion
Sammy Figueroa Percussion
Steve Gadd Drums
Steve George Background Vocals
Michael Giles Drums
Ed Greene Drums
Cliff Hall Piano
Robert Henrit Drums
Richard Hewson Conductor
David Hungate Bass
Les Hurdle Bass
John Jarvis Piano
Paul Keogh Guitar
Russ Kunkel Drums
Abraham Laboriel Sr. Bass
Will Lee Bass
James Litherland Guitar
Billy Livsey fender rhodes
Becky Louis Background Vocals
Arif Mardin Synthesizer
John Mealing Organ
David Measham Conductor
Barry Morgan Drums
Christopher Neil Background Vocals
Gordon Neville Background Vocals
Ira Newborn Rhythm Guitar
Michael Omartian Piano, Electric Piano
Nigel Olsson Drums
Gene Orloff Choir Master
Richard Page Background Vocals
David Paich Conductor
Jeff Porcaro Percussion, Drums
Ray Parker Jr. Guitar
Dean Parks Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Bill Payne Organ, Synthesizer
Greg Phillinganes Piano
Jimmy Phillips Synthesizer
Steve Porcaro Synthesizer
Harry Rabinowitz Conductor
Jackie Rawe Background Vocals
Frank Ricotti Percussion, Marimbas
Lee Ritenour Guitar
Casey Schelierell Drums
Trevor Spencer Percussion, Drums
Henry Spinetti Drums
Barry St. John Background Vocals
Terry Starr Trumpet
Fred Tackett Acoustic Guitar, Guitar
Alan Tarney Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Background Vocals
Richard Tee Piano
Theodore Thunder Drums
Ronnie Verrell Drums
Willie Weeks Bass
Geoff Westley Piano
Dave Wintour Bass
Bobbye Porter Percussion
Waddy Wachtel Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Slide Guitar
Johnny Van Derek Violin
Leland Sklar Bass
Paul Keogy Guitar
Liza Streic Background Vocals
Dave Rose Piano
Bill Smith Bass
Sherlie Matthews Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Aretha Franklin Composer
London Symphony Orchestra Contributor
Russ Ballard Producer
David Courtney Producer
Adam Faith Producer
Gene Page String Arrangements
Teddy Randazzo Composer
Andrew Powell String Arrangements, Brass Arrangment, Woodwind Arrangement
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Contributor
Robbie Buchanan rhythm arrangement
Paul Buckmaster String Arrangements
David Campbell String Arrangements
Scott Edwards Contributor
Richard Hewson String Arrangements
Bill Inglot Remastering
Arif Mardin Producer, String Arrangements
Christopher Neil Producer
Del Newman String Arrangements
David Paich String Arrangements
Jeff Porcaro drum machine
Richard Perry Producer
Steve Rance Programming
Russell Smith Composer
Geoff Sykes Remastering
Alan Tarney Arranger, Programming, Producer
Geoff Westley String Arrangements
Pip Williams Orchestration
Sonny Boy Williamson [II] Composer
Paul Grein Liner Notes
Coco Shinomiya Art Direction
James H. Brown Composer
Victoria Pike Composer
Ted White Composer
J. I. Allison Composer
Wil Malone Arranger, Orchestration
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