The Hunter is the title track and the first single from the album The Hunter. The blues song was originally recorded by Albert King in 1967 but didn’t charted, in contrast to Ike & Tina’s version, which was a minor R&B hit. The version on the single is much shorter than on the album, which is over six minutes. The b-side track Crazy 'Bout You Baby, which was replaced in some European countries with the song „Bold Soul Sister,“ was also a single the same year in the UK.

Released in July 1969 from Blue Thumb Records in America and May 1970 from Harvest Records in England on 7“ vinyl, The Hunter reached #37 (R&B) and #93 (Pop) in America.

Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single
Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single
Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single

single (usa)

A. The Hunter (Edit) 2:49

Written by Jackson Jr., Jones, Wells, Dunn, Cropper / Produced by Bob Krasnow

B. Crazy 'Bout You Baby 3:24

Written by W. Williamson / Produced by Bob Krasnow, Tina Turner

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single (uk)

A. The Hunter (Edit) 2:49

B. Bold Soul Sister 2:38

Written by Ike & Tina Turner / Produced by Bob Krasnow

Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single
Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single
Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single

1969

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Ike & Tina Turner - The Hunter - Single

The Hunter

1969

Ike & Tina Turner - Crazy Bout You Baby - Single

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