The Performer (Marty Robbins album)

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The Performer
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Studio album by
Released1979
Genre Country
Label CBS
Producer Billy Sherrill
Marty Robbins chronology
Don’t Let Me Touch You
(1977)
The Performer
(1979)
All Around Cowboy
(1979)

The Performer is an album by American country music singer and songwriter Marty Robbins (Martin David Robinson, September 26, 1925 – December 8, 1982 [1]) released in 1978 by Columbia Records. The album peaked at #47 in the US country chart and #7 in the Canadian country chart. Two singles from the album charted in the country charts, “Please Don’t Play a Love Song” was #17 in both the US and Canada, and “Touch Me With Magic” reached #15 in the US and #18 in Canada. This was his penultimate album issued prior to his death in 1982 and concentrated on country ballads.

Track listing [2]

All tracks composed by Marty Robbins except where indicated
Side 1

  1. "Please Don’t Play a Love Song” ( Billy Sherrill, Stephen Davis) – 3:04
  2. "Confused and Lonely" – 2:37
  3. "Look What You’ve Done” (Steve Gibb) – 3:20
  4. "You’re Not Ready For Me Yet" – 3:07
  5. "Another Pack of Cigarettes, Another Glass of Wine" – 3:00

Side 2

  1. " My Elusive Dreams" ( Curly Putman, Billy Sherrill) – 3:42
  2. "Jenny" (Gail Davies) – 3:00
  3. "Oh, Regina" – 2:24
  4. "Touch Me With Magic" (Steve Bogard, Mike Utley) – 2:41
  5. "The Performer" – 3:20
NB: All tracks produced in 1979 except side 1, track 1 and side 2, track 2 both produced in 1978.

Production [2]

References

  1. ^ Marty Robbins. [Internet]. 2014. The Biography Channel website. Available from: http://www.biography.com/people/marty-robbins-20651271 [Accessed 10 Mar 2014].
  2. ^ a b Original album sleeve notes