TINA: Single

634-5789 Live (1989)

Tina Turner & Robert Cray - 634-5789 - Single

634-5789 is a soul song, originally recorded by Wilson Pickett in 1966. Tina covered it in 1986 for her Break Every Rule TV-Special, together with guitarist and singer Robert Cray. It was the last single from the album Live In Europe and was only released in The Netherlands, but was also available as an import in other European countries. The picture with Tina and Robert on the cover is an alternate shot and not from the official release of the Break Every Rule home video.

Design: MaCo Productions
Release: February 1989
Label: Capitol / EMI
Format: 7“ Vinyl / 5“ CD
Charts: Netherlands: #15
AlbumLive In Europe

  1. 634-5789 (Live Tina & Robert Cray) 3:05
  2. Writer: Eddie Floyd, Steve Cropper / Live recording and procuction by John Hudson / Alan Clark: Keyboards / James Ralston: Guitar, Vocals / Jack Bruno: Drums / Bob Feit: Bass Guitar, Vocals / Laurie Wisefield: Guitar / Don Snow: Keyboard, Saxophone, Vocals / Gary Barnacle: Saxophone, Flute / Steve Scales: Percussion
    Additional tracks:
  1. Help (Live) 5:03
  2. From the 12" record & 5" disc
  3. Private Dancer (Live) 5:37
  4. From the 12" record / Taken from the album 'Live In Europe'
Tina Turner & Robert Cray - 634-5789 - Single

The live music video was taken from the Break Every Rule home video. It shows Tina on stage of the imaginary club „Le Zero,“ performing the song together with Robert Cray as a duet.

Director: David Mallet
Producer: Jacqui Byford
ReleaseBreak Every Rule
Time: 3:05

Tina Turner & Robert Cray - 634-5789 - Video

Billboard - February 02, 1989

Turner-Cray duet to get Dutch debut. Benelux is building a reputation as a test territory for Tina Turner’s duet recordings. Late last year her „Tonight“ single with David Bowie was released first in Holland, stayed three weeks at No. 1, and was then rush-released in other European territories. Now Holland is the first country to get 634-5789, Turner’s new duet with Robert Cray. The Capitol release is distributed here by EMI Bovema.

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