IKE & TINA: Album (Studio)

So Fine (1968)

Ike & Tina Turner - So Fine - Album

So Fine was the first album on the Pompeii label and contains no less than 4 single releases, including one from The Ikettes. It features also a different version of Ike & Tina’s debut single A Fool In Love from 1960. The album was reissued in America under the different title „Too Hot To Hold“ in 1974 and again in 1981 as „Hot ’N’ Sassy“, both with a different cover artwork. In 2016, it was included into the box set The Complete Pompeii Recordings on compact disc and in 2021, it was released as a purple/black vinyl edition with a foldout cover.

Producer: Ike Turner
Release: June 1968 / 1974 (Too Hot To Hold) / 1981 (Hot N Sassy) / Various (Reissue)
Label: Pompeii (USA) / London (Europe) / Pickwick (Too Hot To Hold) / Accord (Hot ’N’ Sassy)
Format: Vinyl / CD

Ike & Tina Turner - So Fine - Album
    Side A
  1. Bet’cha Can’t Kiss Me (Just One Time) 2:51
  2. Written by M. Rice / Single in 1968
  3. Ain’t Nobody’s Business 2:09
  4. Written by Ike Turner
  5. It Sho Ain’t Me 3:07
  6. Written by M. Rice
  7. Too Hot To Hold 2:08
  8. Written by M. Rice
  9. A Fool In Love (Different Version) 2:50
  10. Written by Ike Turner
    Side B
  1. I Better Get Ta Steppin’ 2:43
  2. Written by Ike Turner, C. Harris / Single in 1968
  3. Shake A Tail Feather 2:19
  4. Written by Hayes, Williams, M. Rice
  5. So Fine 2:44
  6. Written by J. Otis / Lead vocals by The Ikettes / Single in 1968
  7. We Need An Understanding 2:45
  8. Written by Ike Turner, J. Northern, R. Bailey / Single in 1968
  9. You’re So Fine 2:29
  10. Written by Finney, West, Shofield
Ike & Tina Turner - So Fine - Album

Billboard - July 13, 1968

This exciting fare, for Ike and Tina know how to infuse their soul performances with drive and spirit. In addition to the title song, „So Fine,“ there are „You're So Fine,“ the classic „Ain‘t Nobody’s Businees,“ „We Need an Understanding“ and others. The backgrounds are by the lkettes.

Ike & Tina Turner - So Fine - Album

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