Performance is a 1970 soundtrack album to the film Performance by Donald Cammell and Nicolas Roeg. It features music from Randy Newman, Merry Clayton, Ry Cooder, Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, The Last Poets and Mick Jagger.

A single from the album, “Memo from Turner” sung by Mick Jagger (b/w the instrumental “Natural Magic”) was released in 1970 reaching #32 on the UK singles chart.


Side 1

  1. “Gone Dead Train” 2:56 – Randy Newman (Jack Nitzsche/Russ Titleman)[2]
  2. “Performance” 1:49 (Merry 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 Jagger, Keith 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)