Show Must Go On: The Anthology

Show Must Go On: The Anthology

by Leo Sayer

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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."  See more details below


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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Disc 1

  1. The Show Must Go On
  2. Oh Wot a Life
  3. Innocent Bystander
  4. Why Is Everybody Going Home?
  5. Giving It All Away
  6. One Man Band
  7. Train
  8. The Bells of St. Mary's
  9. In My Life
  10. Solo
  11. Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
  12. Moonlighting
  13. I Will Not Stop Fighting
  14. The Last Gig of Johnny B. Goode
  15. Unlucky in Love
  16. Streets of Your Own
  17. Another Year
  18. Let It Be
  19. You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
  20. When I Need You

Disc 2

  1. How Much Love
  2. Endless Flight
  3. Thunder in My Heart
  4. I Want You Back
  5. Easy to Love
  6. I Can't Stop Loving You (Though I Try)
  7. Raining in My Heart
  8. Dancing the Night Away
  9. Tonight the Sky's About to Cry
  10. Oh Girl
  11. Living in a Fantasy
  12. Where Did We Go Wrong
  13. More Than I Can Say
  14. Have You Ever Been in Love
  15. Paris Dies in the Morning
  16. End of the Game
  17. Heart (Stop Beating in Time)
  18. 'til You Come Back to Me
  19. Orchard Road

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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
Hurdle   Bass
John Jarvis   Piano
Paul Keogh   Guitar
Russ Kunkel   Drums
Abraham Laboriel   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   Guitar
Dean Parks   Acoustic 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
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
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
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
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
Ted White   Composer
J. I. Allison   Composer
Wil Malone   Arranger,Orchestration

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