1977 Four Tops – The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On is the 25th album by the Four Tops, released in 1977 on ABC Records.


1  The Show Must Go On (Fred Bridges; Lawrence Payton) 06:59
2  I Can’t Live Without You (Renaldo Benson; Ronnie McNeir) 05:45
3  Save It For A Rainy Day (Stephen Bishop) 03:32
4  Runnin From Your Love (Fred Bridges; Lawrence Payton) 03:13
5  See The Real Me (Sharon Ridley) 06:02
6  Love Is A Joy (Bill Smith; Fred Bridges; Lawrence Payton; Michael Franklin) 08:04
7  You’ll Never Find A Better Man (Renaldo Benson; Ronnie McNeir) 03:59
8  Candy (Fred Bridges; Richard Knight) 03:03


BassGreg Coles
BassScott Edwards
DrumsDave Penney
DrumsJames Gadson
DrumsUriel Jones
GuitarCharles Fearing
GuitarJoe Guastella
GuitarJoe Smith
GuitarWah Wah Watson
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarRobert White
GuitarThom Rotella
ClavinetMichael Boddicker
ClavinetRonnie McNeir
KeyboardsEarl van Dyke
KeyboardsJerry Peters
KeyboardsLawrence Payton
KeyboardsMcKinley Jackson
KeyboardsRobert Budson
KeyboardsRonald Coleman
KeyboardsSharon Ridley
SynthesizerMichael Boddicker
SynthesizerRonnie McNeir
HornsGeorge Bohanon
HornsJohn Trudell
PercussionPaulinho Da Costa
PercussionLorenzo Brown
VocalsCarolyn Franklin
VocalsAbdul Fakir
VocalsCP Spencer
VocalsLawrence Payton
VocalsLevi Stubbs
VocalsRenaldo Benson

Liner Notes

Producer – Lawrence Payton
Arranged By – Gil Askey, Jerry Peters, John V. Allen*, Lawrence Payton
Arranged By (Rhythm) – Greg Coles, Lawrence Payton, Sharon Ridley
Engineer – Barney Perkins, Bob Dennis, Jim Vitti, Pete Bishop
Strings – Charles Veal Jr, Sidney Sharp

Design – Philip Chiang
Photography – Anthony Lowe

Recorded At ABC Recording Studios
Recorded At Pro Sound Studios
Recorded At United Sound Systems
Phonographic Copyright (p) ABC Records, Inc
Copyright (c) ABC Records, Inc