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Sun Recordings

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01
I’m Lonesome Baby - Ike Turner and The Kings of Rhythm
3:07  
02
Way Down in the Congo - Bonnie Turner and Raymond Hill (Version 1)
2:57  
03
Old Brother Jack - Bonnie Turner
2:39  
04
Love Is a Gamble - Bonnie Turner (Version 1)
2:13  
05
Ugly Woman - Johnny O’Neal with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Version 1)
2:39  
06
Dead Letter Blues - Johnny O’Neal with Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Version 1)
3:21  
07
No Teasing Around - Billy “The Kid” Emerson
3:07  
08
If Lovin’ Is Believing - Billy “The Kid” Emerson (Version 1)
2:19  
09
Hey Little Girl - Billy “The Kid” Emerson
2:38  
10
When My Baby Quit Me - Billy “The Kid” Emerson (Version 1)
3:18  
11
The Snuggle - Raymond Hill
3:04  
12
Bourbon Street Jump - Raymond Hill
2:47  
13
I Told My Girl About You - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:35  
14
Get It Over Baby - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:07  
15
How Long Will It Last - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:49  
16
I’m Gonna Forget About You - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:48  
17
You Can’t Be the One for Me - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:44  
18
Why Should I Keep Trying - Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm (Tommy Hodge, vocals)
2:28  
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Total Tracks: 18   Total Length: 49:40

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John Morthland

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John Morthland has been writing about music since the days of electronically rechanneled stereo and duophonic sound. His name has darkened the mastheads of Roll...more »

04.22.11
Ike Turner, Sun Recordings
Label: Sun Records

Just as he is an unsung father of rock & roll, Ike Turner was the secret weapon of Sam Phillips 'Sun Records blues roster. As an A&R man/producer, he was behind great records by the likes of Howlin 'Wolf and Little Milton, among others, and he played guitar or piano (the latter was initially his main instrument) on the sessions of numerous others. Plus, his crack R&B band the Kings of Rhythm made many records,… read more »

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I Like Ike!

Vinyljeopardy

With the exception of the Bonnie Turner tracks, this is a great set of early rock /r&b / blues recordings. Ike could do it all.