On May 29, 1984.

Tina Turner - Private_Dancer

On May 29, 1984, “Capitol” label released “Private Dancer”, the fifth Tina Turner studio album. It was recorded 1983-1984, and was produced by Terry Britten, John Carter, Leon “Ndugu” Chancler, Wilton Felder, Rupert Hine, Joe Sample, Greg Walsh and Martyn Ware. The album became worldwide commercial success, being certified 7 x Platinum in Canada by “Music Canada”, 5 x Platinum in Germany by “BVMI”, 3 x Platinum in UK by the “BPI”, 5 x Platinum in US by the “RIIA”, Platinum in Spain by PROMUSICAE, and Platinum in New Zealand by “RMNZ”.

Personnel:

  • Tina Turner– lead and backing vocals
  • Jeff Beck– guitar
  • Terry Britten– guitar, backing vocals
  • Hal Lindes – guitar
  • Jamie West-Oram – guitar
  • David T. Walker – guitar
  • Paul Warren- guitar
  • Nick Glennie-Smith– keyboards
  • Billy Livsey – keyboards
  • Nick Plytas – piano, synthesizer
  • David Ervin– synthesizer programming
  • Jimmy Philips – keyboards
  • Joe Sample – synthesizer, piano
  • Martyn Ware – synthesizer, drum machine, backing vocals
  • Wilton Felder– bass, saxophone
  • Rupert Hine – bass, keyboards, backing vocals
  • John Illsley – bass
  • John Trivers- bass
  • Terry Williams – drums
  • Graham Broad– drums
  • Jack Bruno – drums
  • Alan Clark– percussion, keyboards
  • Frank Ricotti – percussion
  • Gary arnacle– saxophone
  • Mel Collins– saxophone
  • Cy Curnin– backing vocals
  • Glenn Gregory– backing vocals
  • Tessa Niles – backing vocals
  • David Ervin , Rupert Hine, Greg Walsh – programming
  • David Cullen – string arrangements
  • Greg Walsh, Martyn Ware – arrangers
  • F. Byron Clark, John Hudson, Walter Samuel, Greg Walsh, Stephen W Tayler – engineer
  • John Hudson, Stephen W Tayler – mixing
  • Humberto Gatica – remix
  • Alan Yoshida – mastering
  • Sam Gay – creative direction
  • Roy Kohara – art direction
  • John O’Brien – design
  • Peter Ashworth – photography

.  Track listing:

  1. I Might Have Been Queen – Rupert Hine, Obstoj
  2. What’s Love Got to Do with It – Terry Britten, Lyle
  3. Show Some Respect – Terry Britten, Shifrin
  4. I Can’t Stand the Rain – Bryant, Miller, Peebles
  5. Better Be Good to Me – Chapman, Chinn, Knigh
  6. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green, Jackson, Mitchell
  7. 1984 – David Bowie
  8. Steel Claw – Brady
  9. Private Dancer – Mark Knopfler

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