Poor Fool is the first single from the album Dynamite and Ike & Tina’s next big chart hit in 1961. The b-side track was taken from the album The Soul of Ike & Tina Turner. A different version of the title track was released on the album „Those Were The Days“ in 1991.

Released November 1961 from Sue Records in America on 7“ vinyl, Poor Fool reached #4 (R&B) and #38 (Pop).

Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool - Single
Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool - Single

A. Poor Fool 2:35

Written by Ike Turner / Produced by Ike Turner

B. You Can’t Blame Me 2:14

Written by Ike Turner / Produced by Ike Turner

Billboard Magazine
November 13, 1961

The catchy rhythm-rocker is sung by the duo with sock showmanship and verve. A strong dual market side with r.&b. appeal as well as pop. Flip is "You Can’t Blame Me" (Saturn, BMI) (2:25). Sue 753

1961

Ike & Tina Turner - It’s Gonna Work Out Fine - Single

It’s Gonna Work Out Fine

1961

Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool - Single

Poor Fool

1962

Ike & Tina Turner - Tra La La La La - Single

Tra La La La La