IKE & TINA: Song

Sexy Ida

was written by Tina Turner and recorded at Ike’s Bolic Sound studio in June 1974. Released as a single, it contains two stylistically different versions and features Marc Bolan of T. Rex on guitar. Later it was also included into the tracklist of the album Sweet Rhode Island Red in some European countries to promote their tour. The duo promoted the song at the TV-Show Soul Train and Midnight Special. Ike Turner recorded also a solo version in 1996 with lead vocals by Patrick Gammon and Anita Davis for his album My Bluescountry.

Writer: Tina Turner
Producer: Ike Turner, Claude Williams, Gerhard Augustin
Album: Sweet Rhode Island Red (1974) / My Bluescountry (1996)
Single: Sexy Ida (1974)
Charts: UK: #51 / USA: 29 (R&B), #65 (Pop)

  1. Sexy Ida (Part I) 2:29
  2. Sexy Ida (Part II) 3:01
  3. From the 1974 single release
  4. Sexy Ida 4:29
  5. From the album 'My Bluescountry' with lead vocals by Patrick Gammon & Anita Davis