TINA: Song


was first released from the O’Jays in 1972, peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The narrator in „Back Stabbers“ warns men about their male 'friends' who smile to their faces, but are secretly planning to steal their wives or girlfriends. Tina Turner covered the song for her second solo album Love Explosion after the divorce from Ike and released it also as a promotional single in England.

Writer: L. Huff, G. McFadden, J. Whitehead
Producer: Alec R. Costandinos
Album: Love Explosion (1979)
Video: Backstabbers (1979)

  1. Backstabbers 3:55
  2. Arranged & Conducted by Raymond T. Knehnetsky / Remixed at Trident Studios, London by Peter R. Kelsey / Dede Ceccarelli: Drums/ Bernie Arcadio: Keyboards / Jaycee Chanavat: Guitar / Tony Bonfils: Bass / Manu Roche: Percussion / Georges Rodi: Synthesizer programming / George Marge: Oboe / Tom Malone, Wayne Andre, Barry Rogers, Dave Taylor: Trombone / Michael Brecker: Tenor Sax / Laurence Feldman, George Young: Alto Sax / Lew Delgato: Baritone Sax / Randy Brecker, Jon Faddis, Alan Rubin: Trumpet / The Pat Halling String Ensemble / Backing Vocalst: Vickie Brown, Stevie Lange, Stephanie de Sykes, Arthur Simms / Rhythm recorded at Trident Studios, London / Engineer: Peter R. Kelsey / Assisted by Michael Donegani, Adam Mosely, David Barrett, Simon Hilliard, Craig Millener / Miss Turners Vocals recorded at CRS Studios, London / Engineer: Mike Ross / Assisted by Mark Chamberlain, Andrew Chark / Strings, Backing Vocals and Synthesizers recorded at Red Bus Studios, London / Engineer: Geoff Calver / Assisted by Gordon Milne, Richard Lengyel

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