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Ike and Tina Turner Revue - Portland 1974

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This is the Ike & Tina Turner Revue recorded live in concert at Portland University (University of Maine, Portland Campus Gym, Oregon), back on 27th March 1974.

Ike and Tina Turner were inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 1991 and describing the band concisely the Hall of Fame states - The Ike and Tina Turner Revue was one of the highest energy ensembles on the soul circuit in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s.

Between 1969 and 1975, Ike and Tina Turner mixed in duo recordings with solo offerings. Ike Turner released a few solo albums including A Black Man's Soul, while Tina Turner's first solo offering, Tina Turns the Country On, was released in 1974. Tina's solo debut led to Tina being nominated again for the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance Grammy. That same year, Ike & Tina reached back to their gospel roots releasing, The Gospel According to Ike & Tina, later winning them several nominations in Grammy's gospel categories. Their next s…