Wednesday 9/9/2020 5pm ET: Tina Turner Collection

Rough is Tina Turner’s third solo studio album, released in September 1978 on the EMI label in the UK, Ariola Records in West Germany, and United Artists Records in the United States. This is Turner’s first solo album released after her divorce from husband Ike Turner in 1978. Her first two solo albums, Tina Turns the Country On! (1974) and Acid Queen (1975), were released while she was still a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. Although Rough received positive critical reception, it was not a commercial success.

1. “Fruits of the Night” 4:05
2. “The Bitch Is Back” 3:30
3. “The Woman I’m Supposed to Be” 3:10
4. “Viva La Money” Allen Toussaint 3:14
5. “Funny How Time Slips Away” 4:08
6. “Earthquake & Hurricane” 2:30
7. “Root, Toot Undisputable Rock ‘n’ Roller” 4:29
8. “Fire Down Below” 3:13
9. “Sometimes When We Touch” 3:54
10. “A Woman in a Man’s World” 2:41
11. “Night Time Is the Right Time” 6:21

Rick Kellis – horn, saxophone, strings, horn arrangements
Ken Moore – piano, background vocals
Airto Moreira – percussion
Dennis Belfield – bass guitar
Michael Boddicker – synthesizer
Peter Bunetta, Ed Greene – drums
Al Ciner – acoustic guitar
Denise Echols – background vocals
Venetta Fields – background vocals
Billy Haynes – bass guitar
Maxayn Lewis – background vocals
Deborah Lindsey – background vocals
Lenny Macaluso – electric guitar
Bill Oz – harmonica
Mary Russell – background vocals
Julia Tillman Waters – background vocals
Stephanie Spruill – background vocals
Michael Stephenson – background vocals
Ron Stockert – synthesizer, clavinet
Marsha Thacker – background vocals
Tony Walthers – background vocals
Jeff “Dino” Deane, Dennis Farias – horn
William “Smitty” Smith – Hammond organ
The L.A. Horns – horns
The Gerald Lee String Company – strings
Jill Harris – assistant producer
Claude Mougin – photography

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