IKE & TINA: Television

The Midnight Special (1973 - '75)

Ike & Tina Turner - The Midnight Special - TV

February 02, 1973 / February 1974

The Midnight Special was an American late-night musical show on NBC, aired from 1972 until 1981. It was created and produced by Burt Sugarman and featured live performances from popular musical acts. Ike & Tina were guests in the show five times. At their last appearance in 1975, Tina did also a very rare performance of the track Bayou Song, taken from her first solo album Tina Turns The Country On.

Date: February 02, 1973
Episode: 2, Season 1
Performance: I Can’t Turn You Loose, With A Little Help From My Friends (Live)

Date: November 09, 1973
Episode: 9, Season 2
Performance: River Deep Mountain High, Nutbush City Limits (Live)

Date: February 01, 1974
Episode: 21, Season 2
Performance: Land of 1.000 Dances, It’s Gonna Work Out Fine (Live)

Date: February 08, 1974
Episode: 22, Season 2
Host: Ike & Tina
Performance: City Girl Country Boy, With A Little Help From My Friends, Proud Mary, I Smell Trouble (Live)

Date: March 07, 1975
Episode: 24, Season 3
Performance: Sexy Ida, Bayou Song, Baby Get It On (Live)

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