IKE: Album (Sampler)

Talent Scout Blues (1988)

Ike Turner - Talent Scout Blues - Album

Talent Scout Blues is a compilation which spans two decades with side one concentrating on Ike’s 50’s productions in Memphis and Clarksdale, while side two reveals a marvellous 1964 blues session recorded in Los Angeles and New Orleans. Most of these tracks were previously uncovered while going through hundreds of reels of tape at Modern’s tape library. Many of the performances were found in unmarked or in the wrong tape boxes. Ike employed his own Kings of Rhythm as studio musicians and he doubled on piano and guitar. The back cover features extensive liner notes by Ray Topping.

Producer: Ike Turner
Design: Martin Brown
Photographer: Bill Greensmith
Release: 1988
Label: ace
Format: Vinyl

    Side A
  1. A Woman Just Won't Do 2:15
  2. Written by Unknown / Vocals by Billy Gayles
  3. I'm Tired Of Being Dogged Around 2:25
  4. Written by Unknown / Vocals by Billy Gayles
  5. Why Did You Leave Me 2:32
  6. Written by Unknown / Vocals by Lover Boy
  7. Nobody Seems To Want Me 2:32
  8. Written by Ike Turner / Vocals by Lover Boy
  9. I Miss You So 3:03
  10. Written by Ike Turner / Vocals by Dennis Binder
  11. Nobody Wants Me 2:36
  12. Written by Unknown / Vocals by Dennis Binder
  13. Everybody's Talking 2:44
  14. Written by Ike Turner, Lee / Vocals by Mary Sue
  15. Love Is A Gamble 3:06
  16. Written by Ike Turner, Lee / Vocals by Mary Sue
    Side B
  1. Feelin' Good 3:22
  2. Written by J. Parker / Vocals by Jimmy Thomas
  3. I Smell Trouble 3:43
  4. Written by D. Robey / Vocals by Jimmy Thomas
  5. Five Long Years 2:25
  6. Written by E. Boyd / Vocals by Tina Turner
  7. Mother-In-Law Blues 2:12
  8. Written by D. Robey / Vocals by Jimmy Thomas
  9. Tin Pan Alley 2:54
  10. Written by Robert Geddins, Jimmy Wilson / Vocals by Jimmy Thomas
  11. Dust My Blues 2:33
  12. Written by E. ames, J. Bihari / Vocals by Bobby John
  13. That's Alright 1.57
  14. Written by J. Rogers / Vocals by Vernon Guy
  15. Twistin' The Strings (Instrumental) 2:44
  16. Written by Ike Turner
Ike Turner - Talent Scout Blues - Album

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