Album

40 Rare Recordings (1990)

Ike & Tina Turner - 40 Rare Recordings - Album

40 Rare Recordings is a two disc set, including many previously unreleased songs and instrumentals as well as alternate versions of original Ike & Tina Turner tracks. The lead vocals on the song „Tweedlee Dee“ are not really clear. The album was also released under the title 38 Rare Recordings. Many of the songs were also released on different titled records like the sampler Golden Empire (2 CD).

Producer: Ike Turner
Design: Jan Douze
Release: 1990
Label: streetlife
Format: CD

Disc 1
  1. Proud Mary (Funky Version) 2:36
  2. Written by John Fogerty / Previously unreleased version / Originally released on the album "Workin’ Together"
  3. I Know 2:44
  4. Written by Barbara George / From the album "Golden Empire"
  5. Shame, Shame, Shame 2:45
  6. Written by Sylvia Robinson / From the album "The Edge"
  7. Somethings Got A Hold On Me 2:33
  8. Written by Pearl Woods, Etta James, Leroy Kirkland / Previously unreleased track
  9. Baby, Get It On (Alternative Version) 3:02
  10. Written by Ike Turner / Previously unreleased version with lead vocals from Tina & Ike / Originally released on the album "Acid Queen"
  11. Get Back (Alternative Version) 2:47
  12. Written by John Lennon, Paul McCartney / Previously unreleased version / Originally released on the album "Workin’ Together"
  13. Tweedlee Dee 3:23
  14. Written by W. Scott / Previously unreleased track with unknown lead vocals
  15. Stagger Lee 2:43
  16. Written by Harold Logan, Lloyd Price / Previously unreleased track
  17. It’s Gonna Work Out Fine (Alternative Version) 2:18
  18. Written by Rosemary McCay, Joe Seneca / Previously unreleased version with lead vocals from Tina & Ike /Originally released on the album "It’s Gonna Work Out Fine"
  19. Drift Away 3:11
  20. Written by Menior Williams / From the album "Nutbush City Limits"
  21. Louie Louie 2:34
  22. Written by Richard Berry / Previously unreleased track
  23. Only Women Bleed 3:49
  24. Written by Dick Wagner, Alice Cooper / From the album "The Edge"
  25. Ain’t That A Shame 2:26
  26. Written by Domino, Bartholomew / Previously unreleased track
  27. Feel It (aka Don’t Fight It, Feel It) 2:01
  28. Written by Sam Cooke / Previously unreleased track
  29. Knock On Wood 2:34
  30. Written by Steve Cropper, Eddy Floyd / Previously unreleased track
  31. What You Don’t See (Is Better Yet) 3:20
  32. Written by Ike Turner, Tina Turner, Leon Ware, Calvin Lane / Previously unreleased version with live overdubs / Originally released on the album "Nuff Said"
  33. Shake 2:39
  34. Written by Sam Cooke / Previously unreleased track
  35. Down In The Valley 2:27
  36. Written by Ike Turner / Previously unreleased track
  37. Ya Ya 2:40
  38. Written by Morris Levy, Lee Dorsey, Clarence Lewis / Previously unreleased track
  39. The Locomotion 1:54
  40. Written by Goffin, King / Previously unreleased track
Disc 2
  1. Lean On Me 3:07
  2. Written by W. Harrison, B. Whithers / Previously unreleased version / Originally released on the album "The Edge"
  3. You Paid Me Back 3:26
  4. Previously unreleased track
  5. Ode To Billy Joe (mono) 4:09
  6. Written by Bobby Gentry, Larry Shayne / Previously unreleased track
  7. Sliding (Instrumental) 4:46
  8. Written: Unknown / Previously unreleased track
  9. When I Lost My Baby 2:33
  10. Written by Ike & Tina Turner / Previously unreleased track
  11. I Got My Mojo Working 3:12
  12. Written by M. Morganfield / Previously unreleased track
  13. Woke Up This Morning 3:05
  14. Written by R. King, J. Taub / Previously unreleased track
  15. Funky Ball (Instrumental) 3:34
  16. Written: Unknown / Previously unreleased track
  17. Ain’t Nobody’s Business (Alternative Version) 3:39
  18. Written by Ike Turner / Previously unreleased version / Originally released on the album "So Fine"
  19. It’s My Own Fault 3:05
  20. Written by R. King, J. Taub / Previously unreleased track
  21. Money 2:34
  22. Written by J. Bradford, B. Gordy Jr. / Previously unreleased track
  23. De Funk (Instrumental) 3:57
  24. Written: Unknown / Previously unreleased track
  25. Driftin’ 2:25
  26. Written by Ike Turner, Tina Turner / Previously unreleased track
  27. Sit And Hold Your Hand 2:48
  28. Written: Robey / Previously unreleased track
  29. Tuff Looked Up 3:52
  30. Written: Unknown / Previously unreleased track
  31. White On White (Instrumental) 4:15
  32. Written by B. Ross, L. Crane / Previously unreleased track
  33. No More Lovin’ 3:26
  34. Written by A. Birmingham, D. Wynne / Previously unreleased track
  35. Doo Wah Ditty aka That’s The City (Alternative Version) 4:39
  36. Written by Rhonda Graam / Previously unreleased version / Originally released on the "Up In Heah" single b-side

Previous: Golden Empire (2 CD) (1989)

Back to: Albums

Next: Good Old Times (1991)