POOR FOOL

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.

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

Ike & Tina Turner - Poor Fool - Single

Ike & Tina Turner single chronology