October 7, 2022

Performance.

and the people who made it

The Music

Contributing to the soundtrack were Randy Newman, Ry Cooder, Merry Clayton and The Last Poets, among others.  It is a fantastic record – well worth having.

Performance - the Soundtrack

 Side 1

1.       “Gone Dead Train” 2:56 – Randy Newman (Jack Nitzsche/Russ Titelman)

2.       “Performance” 1:49 (Bernie KrauseMerry Clayton)

3.       “Get Away” 2:09 (Ry Cooder)

4.       “Powis Square 2:25 (Ry Cooder)

5.       “Rolls Royce and Acid” 1:50 (Jack Nitzsche)

6.       “Dyed, Dead, Red” 2:35 (Buffy Sainte-Marie)

7.       “Harry Flowers” 4:03 (Jack Nitzsche, Randy Newman)

 Side 2

1.       Memo from Turner” 4:08 (Mick JaggerKeith Richards)

2.       “Hashishin” 3:39 (Buffy Sainte-Marie, Ry Cooder)

3.       “Wake Up, Niggers” 2:47 (The Last Poets)

4.       “Poor White Hound Dog” 2:50 (Merry Clayton)

5.       “Natural Magic” 1:40 (Jack Nitzsche)

6.       “Turner’s Murder” 4:15 (Merry Clayton Singers  )

 Screen credits

·           Original music by Jack Nitzsche

·           Conductor: Randy Newman

·       S  Singers: Mick Jagger, Merry Clayton, Buffy Sainte-Marie

·           SantoorNasser Rastegar-Nejad

·           Moog synthesizerBernard Krause

 Music performers

·          Ry Cooder – guitar

·          Amiyo Das Gupta – sitar

·          Lowell George – guitar

·          Milt Holland – drums, percussion

·          Gene Parsons – drums, guitars

·          Russ Titelman – percussion

·          Bobby West – bass