James Ray And The Performance
The band consisted basically of:
- James Ray - Vocals
- Carl Harrison - Keyboards
Between 1986 and 1989, they released several singles and an album with The Sisters of Mercy's label Merciful Release:
- Mexico Sundown Blues (12") / MRAY52 / 1986
- Mexico Sundown Blues (7", radio promo) / MRAY52R / 1986
- Texas (7") / MRAY38 / 1987
- Texas (12") / MRAY38T / 1987
- Dust Boat (12") / MRAY11 / 1989
- A New Kind Of Assassin (CD/LP) (album) / MRAY89CD / 1989
After that, they splitted and James Ray went on to form James Rays Gangwar.
See James Ray's Official Website for a listen to all of these releases
and an interview of Chris Sampson of Glasperlenspiel with him after The Sisters’ Bristol gig in 2003.
Lyrics and audio clips of songs by James Ray And The Performance are partly also available on this James Ray Fan Website.
See also our James Ray Discography.