Single

Living For The City (1985)

Ike & Tina Turner - Living For The City - Single

Living For The City is a song from Stevie Wonder, originally released in 1973. Ike & Tina covered it one year later for their album Sweet Rhode Island Red. In 1986, the song was taken as the title song for the album Golden Empire, featuring many previously unreleased tracks. It was first released in America with a different b-side as the European version one year later. All songs were remixed and produced by Ike Turner. The maxi single is made of transparent yellow vinyl.

Producer: Ike Turner
Remix: Carlo Nasi, Don Murray
Design: New Eyes
Release: 1985 (usa) / 1986 (europe)
Label: Striped Horse / Spartan
Format: 7“ Vinyl / 12“ Vinyl

7“ Vinyl
  1. Living For The City 3:41
  2. Written by Stevie Wonder
  3. Push 5:06
  4. Written by Ike Turner
12“ Vinyl (Europe)
  1. Living For The City (Club Version) 5:02
  2. Push 5:06
12“ Vinyl (USA)
  1. Living For The City (Club Version) 5:02
  2. Bootsy Whitelaw 4:05
  3. Written by Ike Turner
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CashBox Review

August 03, 1985

Striped Horse records released an Ike and Tina Turner version of Stevie Wonders Living For The City a few weeks ago. The cut is classic Stevie and classic Tina and deserves a listen though the exploitation factor is obvious. The tune will be part of „GoIden Empire,“ previously unreleased Ike and Tina tracks to be released by Striped Horse. Label head Carlo Nasi remixed the tracks.

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