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Released: April 15, 1989
1.What You See
2.Woke up This Morning
4.I Got My Mo Jo Working
9.Ode to Billy Joe
11.Down in the Valley
Although there are no credits given here, most of this material seems to derive from various demo sessions from the early '70s, apparently done at Ike's home studio, with a live version of "What You See" being the obvious exception.
At this point, Ike and Tina Turner were struggling to come up with a follow-up hit to "Proud Mary." It was also, to put it mildly, a troubled period in the duo's personal life--see the bio-pic WHAT'S GOT LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT for the gory details--but musically, at least, it was obviously productive. Highlights here include a powerful remake of Sam Cooke's "Shake," and a playfully funky version of Lee Dorsey's "Ya Ya."