TINA: Song

Private Dancer

is a wonderful pop ballad, the title song and the fifth single from the album Private Dancer. Because the song is sung from the perspective of a high-class prostitute, it remained unreleased from a Dire Straits recording session, because Mark Knopfler thought it’s a song for a woman. Tina performed it live at every concert tour, available on many home videos.

Writer: Mark Knopfler
Producer
: Carter
Album: Private Dancer (1984) / Live In Europe (1988) / Private Dancer Tour (1994) / Wildest Dreams (Tour Edition) (1997) / TINA Live (2009) / Live In Barcelona (2021)
Single: Private Dancer (1984)
Video: Private Dancer Tour (1985) / Live In Rio (1988) / Do You Want Some Action? (1990) / What’s Love? Live (1994) / Live In Amsterdam (1997) / One Last Time (2000) / TINA Live (2009)
Charts: USA: #7 / Europe: #12 / Germany: #20 / UK: #26 / Australia: #21

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  1. Private Dancer 7:14
  2. From the album 'Private Dancer'
  3. Private Dancer (Edit) 4:01
  4. From the single release
  5. Private Dancer (Sterling Version) 4:00
  6. From the UK promotional single
    Recorded in England at Wessex and Good Earth Studios / Remixed by Humberto Gatica / Drums: Terry Williams / Keyboards: Alan Clark / Guitar: Hal Lindes / Bass: John Illsley / Sax: Mel Collins / Percussion: Julian Diggle and Carter / Guitar Solo: Jeff Beck
  7. Private Dancer (Live Edit) 5:37
  8. From the album 'Live In Europe'
  9. Private Dancer (Live) 6:20
  10. From the album 'Private Dancer Tour'
    Recorded at Birmingham NEC, March 1985 / Jack Bruno: Drums / James Ralston: Guitar & Vocals / Kenny Moore: Piano & Vocals / Phil Palmer: Guitar / Bob Feit: Bass Guitar & Vocals / Timmy Cappello: Saxophone & Keyboards / Jamie West-Oram: Guitar
  11. Private Dancer (Live) 9:02
  12. From the album 'Wildest Dreams Tour Edition'
    Recorded in Europe 1996 / Sharon Owens, Cynthia Davila, Karen Owens: Backing Vocals / John Miles: Guitar, Vocals / Ollie Marland: Keyboard, Vocals / Jack Bruno: Drums / James Ralston: Guitar, Vocals / Timmy Cappello: Percussion, Keyboard, Saxophone, Vocals / Bob Feit: Guitar / Kenny Moore: Piano, Vocals
  13. Private Dancer (Live) 6:29
  14. From the album 'TINA Live'
    Recorded at the GelreDome in Arnhem on March 21, 2009 / Warren McRae: Bass / Laurie Wisefield: Guitars, Vocals / Euge Groove: Saxophone, Percussion, Keyboards / Jack Bruno: Drums / Joel Campbell: Keyboards, Vocals / Ollie Marland: Musical Director, Keyboards, Vocals / John Miles: Guitar, Vocals / Stacy Campbell, Lisa Fisher: Backing Vocals
  15. Private Dancer (Live) 7:16
  16. From the album 'Live In Barcelona'
    Recorded live at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona (Spain) October 1990 / Ollie Marland: Keyboard, Vocals / Jack Bruno: Drums / Bob Feit: Guitar / Timmy Capello: Persussion, Keyboard, Saxophone, Vocals / James Ralston: Guitar, Vocals / Kenny Moore: Piano, Vocals / John Miles: Guitar, Vocals

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