2003 - What you see is what you want - Promo CD - Japan
"What You See Is What You Want" is a Japanese Promo CD which wasn’t officially released by either Ike or Tina’s record labels. The CD is a rare gem. It contains live tracks of Ike & Tina’s TV performances but also the recording sessions of "River Deep Mountain High" in 1966.
The Ike & Tina Turner Revue were a hit for their exciting live shows. These shows were an explosion of singing and dancing. Tina’s sexy stage persona turned every audience into a sauna and they’ve always gave Tina the recognition for her soulful voice and her high energy. Ike got credit around the world for his music influence and being a great instruments player. However it was a bummer that they never were recognised for their records, because they never had a lot of major record sales which went to gold or platinum sales. Tina admitted that during their interview on the TV Show Soultrain.
1. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 6.34 min.
2. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 4.05 min.
3. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 6.10 min.
4. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 6.58 min.
5. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 3.39 min.
6. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 4.37 min.
7. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 3.39 min.
8. River Deep Mountain High Recording Session - 3.44 min.
9. A Fool In Love - 1.17 min.
10. Please Please Please - 2.05 min.
11. Goodbye So Long - 2.22 min.
12. River Deep Mountain High - 3.10 min.
13. Intro - 1.17 min.
14. I Want To Take You Higher - 2.46 min.
15. Interview - 1.53 min.
16. Come Together - 3.31 min.
17. Proud Mary - 2.53 min.
18. Honky Tonk Woman - 2.40 min.
19. She Came Into The Bathroom Window - 3.28 min.
20. Get Back - 3.21 min.
21. Proud Mary - 2.39 min.
As you can see there are multiple TV Shows on this CD. |
Track 9-13 were from a TV Show in 1966. We can’t be sure if these live recordings are from "Ready Steady Go!", because we never saw the video of it or know exactly what they’ve performed on that show. We only know that they’ve performed "River Deep Mountain High" on that show.
So that could be an option.
Track 14-18 are from a TV show called "Playboy After Dark".
Ike & Tina attended the show in 1969. Here’s a video of it. Enjoy!
The last part of this CD, tracks 19-21, are from the TV Show "Rollin On The River", also known as "Flashback Soul Sensations". We also have a video of this one for you. Enjoy!
This item can be found at online auction sites, record fairs and is also available at Discogs.
Genre: Pop, Funk, R&B, Soul
Label: Big Fro Discs
Producers: Tracks 1-8: Gold Star Studios, Hollywood, California - 1966
Tracks 9-12: Live TV Appearances - 1966
Tracks 13-18: Playboy After Dark - 1969
Tracks 19-21: Rollin On The River Show - 1972
Catalogue Number: BF-025
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