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Posts tagged “Ike Turner

Frank Zappa — “Montana”

From 8/21/73.

According to Barry Miles’ Zappa biography, Tina Turner was so impressed with a rough cut of the song, she volunteered herself and her backup singers to sing the “raising my lonely dental floss” backups on the song. Afterwards, Tina called her then-husband Ike Turner into the studio to listen. According to Miles, Ike listened for about a minute, declared “What the hell is this shit?”, and left.

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They Said What?

art_iketurnerFrom the “Private Dancer” herself, Ms. Tina Turner:

“I’d like to see Christ come back and crush the spirit of hate and make men put down their guns. I’d also like another hit single.”

As a bonus, here’s a top rate version of her and Ike with “Proud Mary”: