Acid Queen

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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
With its title taken from Tina Turner's role in Ken Russell's film version of the Who's classic Tommy, the singer's second solo album is a fiery workout of hard-rocking covers that, given the songs' predictability, should have been a forgettable exercise. But, of course, Turner is anything but predictable, and Acid Queen is thus an immensely enjoyable affair from start to finish. Her version of Led Zep's "Whole Lotta Love" takes the dynamics of the original and turns them upside down to deliver an affair that is on par with some of Isaac Hayes' finest moments. There are also a few originals, including the last big hit "Baby Get It On" she recorded with her husband, Ike. ...
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All Music Guide - Rob Theakston
With its title taken from Tina Turner's role in Ken Russell's film version of the Who's classic Tommy, the singer's second solo album is a fiery workout of hard-rocking covers that, given the songs' predictability, should have been a forgettable exercise. But, of course, Turner is anything but predictable, and Acid Queen is thus an immensely enjoyable affair from start to finish. Her version of Led Zep's "Whole Lotta Love" takes the dynamics of the original and turns them upside down to deliver an affair that is on par with some of Isaac Hayes' finest moments. There are also a few originals, including the last big hit "Baby Get It On" she recorded with her husband, Ike. Not only did Acid Queen prove that Tina was the force to be reckoned with in the duo, it also foreshadowed the brilliant second phase of her career that lay ahead.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2004
  • Label: Disky Records
  • UPC: 724348705020
  • Catalog Number: 87050

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Under My Thumb (3:22)
  2. 2 Let's Spend the Night Together (2:54)
  3. 3 The Acid Queen (3:01)
  4. 4 I Can See for Miles (2:53)
  5. 5 Whole Lotta Love (5:24)
  6. 6 Baby Get It On (5:34)
  7. 7 Bootsy Whitelaw (5:06)
  8. 8 Pick Me Tonight (3:13)
  9. 9 Rockin' and Rollin' (4:02)
  10. 10 I Know (3:22)
  11. 11 Crazy 'Bout You Baby (3:26)
  12. 12 I've Been Loving You Too Long (3:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tina Turner Primary Artist, Vocals
Kim Carnes Background Vocals
Plas Johnson Saxophone
Bill Perkins Saxophone
Tom Scott Flute, Horn, Piccolo, Saxophone
Rod Taylor Background Vocals, Vocal Harmony
Joe Clayton Percussion, Conga
Denny Diante Percussion
Chuck Findley Trumpet
Ed Greene Drums
Jimmie Haskell Strings, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, ARP
Alan Lindgren Strings, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer
Clarence McDonald Guitar, Keyboards
Jeffrey Marmelzat Guitar, Keyboards
Lew McCreary Trombone, Drums
Ray Parker Jr. Guitar
Jerry Peters Keyboards
Spencer Proffer Guitar
Julia Tillman Waters Background Vocals
Sid Sharp Strings
The Sid Sharp Strings Strings
Tony Terran Trumpet
Maxine Willard Waters Background Vocals
Chuck Finley Trumpet
The Ikettes Background Vocals
Ric Wilson Percussion
Henry E. Davis Bass
Julia Tillman Background Vocals
Allen Lindren Moog Synthesizer, ARP
Technical Credits
Willie Dixon Composer
Jimmy Page Composer
Robert Plant Composer
Ted Neeley Vocal Arrangements
John Paul Jones Composer
John Bonham Composer
Denny Diante Arranger, Producer
Jimmie Haskell Arranger, Orchestration, String Ensemble
Ike Turner Producer, Executive Producer
Ron Malo Engineer
Jeffrey Marmelzat Arranger
Lew McCreary Contributor
Spencer Proffer Arranger, Producer
Bob Cato Art Direction
Allen Lindren String Ensemble
Bob McLeod Mastering
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