Ike & Tina Turner Proud Mary: The Best of Ike & Tina Turner (2-CD)

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: Capitol

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 10/31/02, p.136
Ranked # 11 in Rolling Stone's "Women in Rock: The 50 Essential Albums"

Tracks:

  • 1.A Fool in Love
  • 2.I Idolize You
  • 3.I'm Jealous
  • 4.It's Gonna Work Out Fine
  • 5.Poor Fool
  • 6.Tra La La La La
  • 7.You Should'a Treated Me Right
  • 8.Come Together
  • 9.Honky Tonk Women
  • 10.I Want to Take You Higher
  • 11.Workin' Together
  • 12.Proud Mary
  • 13.Funkier Than a Mosquito's Tweeter
  • 14.Ooh Poo Pah Doo
  • 15.I'm Yours (Use Me Anyway You Wanna)
  • 16.Up in Heah
  • 17.River Deep, Mountain High
  • 18.Nutbush City Limits
  • 19.Sweet Rhode Island Red
  • 20.Sexy Ida, Pt. 1
  • 21.Sexy Ida, Pt. 2
  • 22.Baby -- Get It On
  • 23.The Acid Queen
  • 24.[Untitled Hidden Track]
  • 25.[Untitled Hidden Track]

Product Description:

PROUD MARY-THE BEST OF IKE & TINA contains songs from Ike & Tina's stint with the Minit, Liberty and Untied Artists labels.
Personnel includes: Ike Turner (vocals, guitar, bass); Tina Turner (vocals); The Ikettes (background vocals).
Producers include: Ike Turner, Juggy Murray, Mickey & Sylvia, Gerhard Augustin, Claude Williams.
Compilation producer: Ron Furmanek.
Includes liner notes by Al Quaglieri.
Tracks 1-7 are mono. Tracks 8-23 are stereo.
Digitally remastered by Larry Walsh (November 1990, Capitol Recording Studios).
This is part of the EMI Legends Of Rock & Roll series.
Liner Note Author: Al Quaglieri.
Photographer: Jeffrey Scales.
With one conspicuous exception, this one disc best-of is the definitive collection of this tempestuous duo's music. That exception, of course, is the cut of "River Deep, Mountain High," which isn't the epochal Phil Spector-produced single, but rather a live version. However, it's perfectly acceptable on its own terms, though purists will lament the lack of Spector's famous Wall Of Sound (what's here is more like a Small Chain Mail Fence Of Sound).
Everything else, however, is first-rate, from smolderingly raunchy early '60s singles like "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" (presented, thankfully, in the original mono), to Tina's autobiographical "Nutbush City Limits" from the early '70s. Essential stuff.
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