Album

Good Hearted Woman (1979)

Tina Turner - Good Hearted Woman - Album

Good Hearted Woman contains previously unreleased tracks from the Tina Turns The Country On recording session, released for the first time in 1979 on this album. The cover picture was taken from the Acid Queen photo session. After Tina’s comeback, it was reissued in 1985 under the title „Tina Turner Goes Country“ and the same tracks were also issued on several different titled low budget albums like „Sings Country“ or „Country In My Soul“ on vinyl, cassette and compact disc - some of them with two additional medleys. In the meantime, all songs are available also digitally and in remixed versions.

Producer: Bob Scherl
Design: Linda Rozelle
Release: 1979 / 1985 (reissue) / Various
Label: Wagner / Playback (reissue) / Various
Format: Vinyl / Cassette / CD / Digital

Tracklist
Side A
  1. Lay It Down 3:37
  2. Written by G. Thomas
  3. Lovin’ Him Was Easier 4:17
  4. Written by K. Kristofferson
  5. Good Hearted Woman 3:20
  6. Written by W. Jennings, W. Nelson
  7. If This Is Our Last Time 3:26
  8. Written by D. Frazier / Promo release in 1979
  9. Stand By Your Man 2:37
  10. Written by B. Sherrill, T. Wynette / Promo release in 1985
Side B
  1. Freedom To Stay 2.54
  2. Written by W. Hoover
  3. We Had It All 3:20
  4. Written by D. Fritts, T. Seals
  5. Soul Deep 2:34
  6. Written by W. Carson
  7. If It’s Alright With You 2:50
  8. Written by K. O’Dell, L. Henley
  9. You Ain’t No Women Enough To Take My Man 2:49
  10. Written by L. Lynn
  1. Medley 3:14
  2. Lay It Down, Lovin' Him Was Easier
  3. Medley 2:50
  4. Stand By Your Man, We Had It All, Soul Deep, You Ain't Woman Enough To Take My Man
CashBox Review

November 24, 1979

Most people don't think of Tina Turner as a country artist, which is understandable because she isn‘t. However, on this album she records a collection of country songs in her own unique style and the result is an album many country programmers and listeners will enjoy. Best cuts include „If This ls Our Last Time,“ „We Had lt All,“ „Soul Deep“ and „Freedom To Stay.“

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Billboard Magazine

August 3, 1985

Playback Records, a North Miami Beach direct marketing label, begins this week cable promotion of its album Tina Turner Goes Country. The collection of country songs has not been previously released, according to Jack Gale, president of Music Unlimited Inc., of which Playback is a subsidiary. Priced at $9.95, the Turner album will not be sold in stores, according to Gale. Initial promotion will be on the Nashville Network and the Satellite Program Network. The history of this album is not elucidated in the liner notes, but whenever and however it was recorded, it links Turner with classics like „Lovin’ Him Was Easier,“ „Good Hearted Woman“ and „Stand By Your Man“. Her cornered, yowling style renders complete justice to them all.

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