Joan Armatrading Steppin Out 1979

Steppin’ Out is the first live album by British folk singer songwriter Joan Armatrading.

It has been re-branded Performance Classics: Steppin’ Out Live.

It was released in 1979.

Joan Armatrading Steppin Out

Joan Armatrading Steppin Out

Set List

  1. Mama Mercy – 3:31 (originally on the album Show Some Emotion)
  2. Cool Blue Stole My Heart – 7:17 (Back to the Night)
  3. How Cruel – 2:30 (from an EP issued in 1979)
  4. Love Song – 3:37
  5. Love And Affection – 4:53 (Joan Armatrading)
  6. Steppin Out – 3:37 (Back to the Night)
  7. You Rope You Tie Me – 4:25 (To the Limit)
  8. Kissin’ And A Huggin’ – 6:06 (Show Some Emotion)
  9. Tall In The Saddle – 6:49 (Joan Armatrading)

I think it is sad that this album hasn’t been extended with bonus tracks as it is very short by modern standards.

Here is a video of Joan Armatrading performing Love and Affection on the Old Grey Whistle Test in 1976

Steppin’ Out from 1979

Cool Blue Stole My Heart from 1980

What Other People Say


The AllMusicGuide website gave it 3.5 stars out of 5. I find that their reviewers often under-mark live albums.

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