Tina Turner - Proud Mary (Live In Rio Of Janeiro) by Ike Turner

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Tina Turner first covered "Proud Mary" in 1971 with her husband at the time, Ike Turner. The Ike&Tina Turner version was released as a single from their Workin' Together album and the song differed greatly from the structure of the original, but is also well known and has become one of Tina's most recognizable signature songs. The Turners' version was substantially rearranged by Soko Richardson and Ike Turner. It included a sultry, slow opening and spoken-word intro by Tina Turner, as well as bass backing vocals from Ike. It reached nº4 on the pop charts on March 27, 1971, two years to the week after Creedence Clearwater Revival's version was at its peak, and won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Group in 1972. In 1988, a live solo version was included on the album Tina Live in Europe. Tina Turner later re-recorded the song in the studio for the 1993 soundtrack album What's Love Got to Do With It. This version was released as a promotional single issued to radio stations and DJs. Tina's solo version was later included on her 2004 greatest hits album All the Best. After a contestant's performance of the song on The X Factor in 2010, this version entered the UK Singles Chart at nº62 and fell to nº121 the next week, it also entered the Scottish Singles Chart at nº40. Another live version was released in 2009 on the Tina Live album. It was recorded on March 21, 2009 in Arnhem, Netherlands as part of Turner's 50th Anniversary Tour. The song has now become...

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Artist: Ike Turner
Video title: Tina Turner - Proud Mary (Live In Rio Of Janeiro)
Category: Rock & Heavy Metal


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