Ike and Tina Turner

Such A Fool For You / Oh Baby! (Things Ain't What They Used To Be)

London : 5,592


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  • Artist: Ike and Tina Turner
  • A Side: Such A Fool For You
  • B Side: Oh Baby! (Things Ain't What They Used To Be)
  • Label: London
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: VG+
  • Label Condition: E+
  • Sleeve Condition: E+

Key: View



There is no USA or UK 45 7" press of this R&B attack on the senses. Initially garnering Northern Soul DJ attention as an LP only track lifted from their 1966 UK London "River Deep - Mountain High" album . But this is not a recording to be pleasured at the low volume, tight grooves the album provides. This is full throttle, turbo-injected R&B, that has to be experienced from wider groove, robust vinyl of the 45.

Here is the highly sought after 1966 Belgium 45. So listen to the untold power Phil Spector injects into his "Wall Of Sound" backing rolled out for the Queen of R&B.

Destructive blitzing brass, pulsating bass guitar drives the arrangement as Tina's Tigeress roar nails Ike Turner's the lyrics to that wall. Embellished by a screaming girl-group chorus, the recording becomes an unstoppable force for dancefloor invasion. Tina outstrips all those pulsating horns, the booming bassline, heavy duty percussion leading the song on a course of devastating R&B you just can't stand still too.

A DJ essential at the moment as this tune fills the dancefloors across Europe...

If you want more of this style, just flip it over, for another cataclysmic Northern Soul experience, this time Tina feline snarls are woven an arrangement enhanced by burping Saxophone punctuation. This Kent Harris song did come out as a 45 in the UK on A&M in 1969.. just imagine Ty Karim singing her husband's composition "Oh Baby! (Things Ain't What They Used To Be) "

two truly great songs presented back to back on this 1966 Belgium 45 both delivered at penetrating full volume..

Condition Report

Two clean labels, vinyl reveals surface marks, none of which intrude into the fidelity of the music. Listen.. and prepare to be inmpressed.

A Side

  • Title: Such A Fool For You

    B Side

  • Title: Oh Baby! (Things Ain't What They Used To Be)
  • Year: 1966
  • City: Belgium London