The Collected Recordings – Sixties to Nineties

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The Collected Recordings - Sixties to Nineties
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Compilation album by Tina Turner
Released 15 November 1994
Recorded 1960–1993
Genre
Length 194:48
Label Capitol
Tina Turner chronology
What's Love Got to Do with It
(1993)
The Collected Recordings – Sixties to Nineties
(1994)
Wildest Dreams
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Collected Recordings – Sixties to Nineties is a 16 bit digitally remastered three disc compilation album by American pop/rock singer Tina Turner. The 48 track compilation was released in the United States on 15 November 1994 by Capitol Records.

Overview[edit]

The set collects recordings from Turner's - at the time - 30-year-long career, starting with her 1960 debut single with Ike & Tina Turner, "A Fool In Love", and concluding with 1993's "I Don't Wanna Fight" from the soundtrack to the biographical movie What's Love Got to Do with It.

Disc one[edit]

Disc one focuses on Turner's career with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue featuring a selection of their hit singles and best-known cover versions such as "It's Gonna Work Out Fine", "I Idolize You", "River Deep - Mountain High", "Bold Soul Sister", "Nutbush City Limits", Otis Redding's "I've Been Loving You Too Long", Sly & the Family Stone's "I Want to Take You Higher", The Beatles' "Come Together", Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Proud Mary" and The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women".

Disc two[edit]

Disc two opens with Turner's first solo hit single "Acid Queen" from the film version of The Who's rock opera Tommy followed by one of the last recordings she made with her former husband, her cover version of Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love" taken from the Acid Queen album in 1975. The disc continues with two of the songs Turner recorded with the B.E.F. (British Electric Foundation) in the early 1980s that became the starting point of her comeback, "Ball of Confusion" and "A Change Is Gonna Come" - both tracks however remixes dating from 1991, live tracks like Prince's "Let's Pretend We're Married", Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love" and ZZ Top's "Legs", her subsequent hit duets with Bryan Adams, Eric Clapton and Rod Stewart, single B-sides such as "When I Was Young" and "Don't Turn Around" coupled with a few rarities like "Johnny and Mary" from the 1982 soundtrack Summer Lovers and the 1983 demo recording "Games".

Disc three[edit]

Disc three comprises fifteen of Turner's greatest hits following her comeback with the 1984 Private Dancer album, among them "Let's Stay Together", "What's Love Got To Do With It", "Typical Male", "What You Get Is What You See" "The Best" and "Steamy Windows".

Omissions[edit]

Notable omissions from the Collected Recordings track list are amongst others tracks from Turner's two first proper solo albums Rough (1978) and Love Explosion (1979), both recorded for the Capitol Records/EMI label. The hit "One of the Living" from the Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome soundtrack is also missing.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1 – Ike & Tina Turner hits

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "A Fool in Love" Ike Turner The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner (1963) 2:53
2. "It's Gonna Work Out Fine"
Dynamite! (1963) 3:03
3. "I Idolize You" Ike Turner The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner (1963) 2:52
4. "Poor Fool" Ike Turner Dynamite! (1963) 2:33
5. "A Letter from Tina" Ike Turner The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner (1963) 2:34
6. "Finger Poppin'" Ike Turner Live! The Ike & Tina Turner Show (1964) 2:47
7. "River Deep – Mountain High" River Deep – Mountain High (1966) 3:39
8. "Crazy 'Bout You Baby" Sonny Boy Williamson II Outta Season (1968) 3:26
9. "I've Been Loving You Too Long" Outta Season (1968) 3:54
10. "Bold Soul Sister"
  • Ike Turner
  • Tina Turner
The Hunter (1969) 2:36
11. "I Want to Take You Higher" Sly Stone Come Together (1970) 2:54
12. "Come Together" Come Together (1970) 3:42
13. "Honky Tonk Women" Come Together (1970) 3:10
14. "Proud Mary" John Fogerty Workin' Together (1971) 4:59
15. "Nutbush City Limits" Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits (1973) 3:00
16. "Sexy Ida" (Part I) Tina Turner "Sexy Ida" single (1974) 2:30
17. "Sexy Ida" (Part II) Tina Turner "Sexy Ida" single (1974) 3:01
18. "It Ain't Right (Lovin' to Be Lovin')" Ike Turner Come Together (1970) 2:36
Total length: 57:09

Disc 2 – Rarities

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Acid Queen" (Soundtrack version) Pete Townshend Tommy OST (1975) 3:48
2. "Whole Lotta Love" Acid Queen (1975) 4:43
3. "Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)" (B.E.F. featuring Tina Turner) (1991 remix) Music of Quality and Distinction, Volume One (1982) 4:11
4. "A Change Is Gonna Come" (B.E.F. featuring Tina Turner) Sam Cooke Music of Quality and Distinction, Volume Two (1991) 4:45
5. "Johnny and Mary" Robert Palmer Summer Lovers OST (1982) 4:11
6. "Games" (1983 demo recording)
Previously unreleased 4:16
7. "When I Was Young" "Better Be Good to Me" single (1984) 3:12
8. "Total Control"
  • Martha Davis
  • Jeff Jourard
We Are the World (1985) 6:28
9. "Let's Pretend We're Married" (Live, Chicago 1984) Prince "I Can't Stand the Rain" single (1985) 4:16
10. "It's Only Love" (Bryan Adams with Tina Turner)
Reckless (1984) 3:15
11. "Don't Turn Around" "Typical Male" single (1986) 4:17
12. "Legs" (Live, San Bernardino 1993) Previously unreleased 4:59
13. "Addicted to Love" (Live, London 1986) Robert Palmer Tina Live in Europe (1988) 5:24
14. "Tearing Us Apart" (Eric Clapton and Tina Turner)
August (1986) 4:17
15. "It Takes Two" (Rod Stewart and Tina Turner) Vagabond Heart (1991) 4:12
Total length: 66:14

Disc 3 – Solo hits

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Let's Stay Together" Private Dancer (1984) 5:17
2. "What's Love Got to Do with It" Private Dancer (1984) 3:46
3. "Better Be Good to Me" Private Dancer (1984) 5:10
4. "Private Dancer" Mark Knopfler Private Dancer (1984) 7:11
5. "I Can't Stand the Rain"
Private Dancer (1984) 3:43
6. "Help!"
  • John Lennon
  • Paul McCartney
Private Dancer (1984) 4:30
7. "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)" (7" edit)
  • Terry Britten
  • Graham Lyle
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome OST (1985) 4:15
8. "Typical Male"
  • Terry Britten
  • Graham Lyle
Break Every Rule (1986) 4:15
9. "What You Get Is What You See"
  • Terry Britten
  • Graham Lyle
Break Every Rule (1986) 4:27
10. "Paradise Is Here" Paul Brady Break Every Rule (1986) 5:29
11. "Back Where You Started"
  • Bryan Adams
  • Jim Vallance
Break Every Rule (1986) 4:27
12. "The Best"
  • Mike Chapman
  • Holly Knight
Foreign Affair (1989) 5:29
13. "Steamy Windows" Tony Joe White Foreign Affair (1989) 4:04
14. "Foreign Affair" Tony Joe White Foreign Affair (1989) 4:28
15. "I Don't Wanna Fight"
What's Love Got to Do with It (1993) 6:05
Total length: 71:25

Personnel[edit]

  • Carter – executive producer
  • Roger Davies – executive producer
  • John Owen – boxset coordination
  • Jeremy Hammond – boxset coordination
  • Larry Walsh – digital remastered
  • Larry Grein – liner notes

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