1981 Ashford & Simpson – Performance

Performance is a live album by Ashford & Simpson, released in 1981 on Warner Bros. The last three songs on that album were recorded in a studio.

Tracks

1  Bourgie Bourgie (Instrumental) (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 01:26
2  Nobody Knows (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 04:56
3  Medley (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 05:37
4  It Seems To Hang On (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 06:32
5  Don’t Cost You Nothing (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 03:52
6  Medley (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 13:13
7  I Need Your Light (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 03:50
8  Love Don’t Make It Right (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 03:22
9  Gimme Something Real (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 08:53
10  Found A Cure (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 04:11
11  It Shows In The Eyes (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 04:04
12  It’s The Long Run (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 05:02
13  Come On, Pretty Baby (Nickolas Ashford; Valerie Simpson) 04:25

Media

Musicians

BassEluriel Barfield
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarAndy Schwartz
ClavinetPeter Cannarozzi
Fender RhodesPeter Cannarozzi
PianoRay Chew
PianoValerie Simpson
SynthesizerPeter Cannarozzi
FluteVinny Della Rocca
SaxVinny Della Rocca
TrumpetRay Maldonaldo
PercussionSammy Figueroa
Background VocalsUllanda McCullough
Background VocalsFrank Floyd
VocalsValerie Simpson
VocalsNickolas Ashford

Other Musicians

11 It Shows In The Eyes

BassFrancisco Centeno
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarEric Gale
Fender RhodesRay Chew
OrganRay Chew
PianoValerie Simpson
SynthesizerPhilip Woo
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsValerie Simpson
VocalsNickolas Ashford


12 It’s The Long Run

BassFrancisco Centeno
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarEric Gale
Fender RhodesRay Chew
OrganRay Chew
PianoValerie Simpson
SynthesizerPhilip Woo
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsValerie Simpson
VocalsNickolas Ashford


13 Come On, Pretty Baby

BassFrancisco Centeno
DrumsYogi Horton
GuitarEric Gale
Fender RhodesRay Chew
OrganRay Chew
PianoValerie Simpson
SynthesizerPhilip Woo
PercussionRalph MacDonald
VocalsValerie Simpson
VocalsNickolas Ashford

Liner Notes

Producer – Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson
Engineer – Michael Hutchinson
Mastered By – Ted Jensen, Jimmy Simpson
Mixed By – Jimmy Simpson

Art Direction – Tim Ritchie
Design – Mac James
Photography By – David X. Young, Gerry Montesano, Ken Howard, Mark Duffy
Typography – Michael Manoogian

Mastered At Sterling Sound
Phonographic Copyright (p) Warner Bros. Records Inc.
Copyright (c) Warner Bros. Records Inc.