Tina Turner ‎– Simply The Best

Capitol Records ‎– 1P-8192
2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Club Edition, Remastered

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A1 Tina Turner The Best
Backing Vocals – Lance Ellington, Tessa NilesBass – T.M. StevensDrums – Art WoodGuitar [Power Theme] – Pat ThrallKeyboards [Additional Bridge] – Philippe SaisseKeyboards [Additional Theme], Strings – Elliot LewisKeyboards, Bass [Pulse] – Phil AshleyProducer, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals – Dan HartmanProducer, Arranged By – Tina TurnerRecorded By – Chris Lord-AlgeRhythm Guitar – Gene Black, James RalstonSaxophone [Solo] – Edgar WinterWritten-By – H. Knight*, M. Chapman*
A2 Tina Turner I Can't Stand The Rain
Drums – Graham BroadEngineer, Mixed By – John HudsonKeyboards – Nick Glennie-SmithProducer, Guitar – Terry BrittenWritten-By – Peebles*, Miller*, Bryant*
A3 Tina Turner What's Love Got To Do With It
Backing Vocals – Tessa NilesDrums – Graham JarvisEngineer, Mixed By – John HudsonKeyboards – Billy Livsey, Nick Glennie-SmithPercussion – Simon MortonWritten-By – G. Lyle*Written-By, Producer, Guitar, Backing Vocals – T. Britten*
A4 Tina Turner I Don't Wanna Lose You
Backing Vocals – Holly Knight, Tina TurnerDrums – Geoff DugmoreGuitar – Gene Black, James RalstonKeyboards – Casey YoungKeyboards, Strings – Nick Glennie-SmithProducer – Roger DaviesProducer, Backing Vocals – Graham LyleProducer, Shaker, Backing Vocals – Albert HammondRecorded By – Mike Ging, Tommy VicariSaxophone [Solo] – Gary BarnacleSynthesizer [Bass] – Greg MathiesonWritten-By – A. Hammond*, G. Lyle*
A5 Tina Turner Let's Stay Together
Backing Vocals – Glenn GregoryEngineer – Walter SamuelGuitar – Ray RussellPercussion – Frank Riccotti*Piano, Synthesizer – Nick PlytasProducer, Arranged By, Engineer, Programmed By [Fairlights-cmi] – Greg WalshProducer, Arranged By, Programmed By [Linn Drum], Backing Vocals – Martyn WareSaxophone – Gary BarnacleWritten-By – Green*, Jackson*, Mitchell*
B1 Tina Turner Steamy Windows
Bass – Carmine RojasDrums – J.T. LewisGuitar [Slide & Chord Power], Other [Crunch Note] – Neil TaylorHorns [Section] – Jeff BovaProducer, Electric Piano, Organ – Dan HartmanRecorded By – Chris Lord-AlgeRhythm Guitar – Eddie MartinezSaxophone [Section] – Gary BarnacleWritten By, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Synthesizer [Bass], Harmonica – Tony Joe White
B2 Tina Turner Typical Male
Backing Vocals – Tessa NilesDrums – Phil CollinsEngineer [Assistant] – Mike GingEngineer, Mixed By – John HudsonKeyboards – Nick Glennie-SmithPerformer [Ambisonics Surround Sound] – Richard ElenSaxophone [Solo] – Timmy Cappello*Vocals – Tina*Written-By – G. Lyle*Written-By, Producer, Guitar, Bass, Backing Vocals – T. Britten*
B3 Tina Turner We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)
Choir – Kings House SchoolDrums, Percussion – Charlie Morgan, Graham BroadEngineer [Assistant] – Mike GingEngineer, Mixed By – John HudsonKeyboards – Nick Glennie-SmithSaxophone – Timmy Cappello*Written-By – G. Lyle*Written-By, Producer, Guitar, Bass – T. Britten*
B4 Tina Turner Private Dancer
Bass – John IllsleyDrums – Terry Williams (3)Guitar – Hal LindesGuitar [Solo] – Jeff BeckKeyboards – Alan ClarkPercussion – Carter*, Julian DiggleProducer – Carter*Remix – Humberto GaticaSaxophone – Mel CollinsWritten-By – Mark Knopfler
B5 Tina Turner Better Be Good To Me
Backing Vocals – Cy Curnin, Tina TurnerDrums [Acoustic] – Trevor MoraisGuitar – Jamie West-OramProducer, Bass, Keyboards, Percussion [Programming], Backing Vocals – Rupert HineWritten-By – H. Knight*, M. Chapman*, Chinn*
C1 Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits (The 90's Version)
Backing Vocals – Tessa NilesEngineer – Robin HancockGuitar – Phil PalmerHorns – Steve HamiltonKeyboards – Richard CottlePercussion – Steve Sedelnick*Producer, Mixed By, Programmed By [Additional], Instrumentation By [Additional] – C.J. Mackintosh*Saxophone – Andy Hamilton (7)Saxophone [Solo] – Timmy Cappello*Trumpet – John ThirkellWritten-By – Tina Turner
C2 Tina Turner Duet With Rod Stewart It Takes Two (Duet With Rod Stewart)
Drums – Rave CalmerGuitar – Jeff GolubKeyboards – Chuck KentisProducer – Rod StewartProducer, Bass – Bernard EdwardsSaxophone [Solo] – Jimmy RobertsWritten-By – S. Moy*, W. Stevenson*
C3 Tina Turner River Deep-Mountain High
Bass [Fender] – Carol KayeBass [Upright] – James E. Bond, Jr.*Drums – James Gordon*Drums, Leader [Band] – Earl PalmerEngineer – Larry LevineGuitar – Barney Kessel, Donald Peake*Percussion – Frank Capp, Gene EstesPerformer [Other Instruments] – John Ewing, Robert GerstlauerPiano – Harold Battiste, Lawrence Knechtel*Producer, Other [Re-mastered & Equalised By] – Phil SpectorSaxophone – James Horn*, Plas JohnsonTrumpet – Roy V. Caton*Written-By – Greenwich*, Barry*, Spector*
C4 Tina Turner Be Tender With Me Baby
Backing Vocals – Tessa NilesBass – T.M. StevensDrums – Art WoodGuitar [Additional Lead Guitar Fills] – Pat ThrallKeyboards [Additional] – Phillipe Saisse*Lead Guitar, Guitar [Power], Guitar [Solo] – Gene BlackOrgan, Synthesizer, Strings – Phil AshleyProducer, Acoustic Guitar – Dan HartmanRecorded By – Chris Lord-AlgeRhythm Guitar – James RalstonWritten-By – A. Hammond*, H. Knight*
D1 Tina Turner Addicted To Love (Live In London, 1987)
Bass – Bob FeitDrums – Jack BrunoGuitar – Gene Black, James Ralston, Laurie WisefieldKeyboards – Alan Clark, Don SnowPercussion – Steve ScalesProducer [Additional], Remix – Chris Lord-AlgeProducer, Recorded By – John HudsonSaxophone – Gary BarnacleSaxophone [Solo] – Timmy Cappello*Written-By – Robert Palmer
D2 Tina Turner I Want You Near Me
Backing Vocals – Tessa NilesEngineer – Mike Ging, Robin HancockKeyboards – Nick Glennie-SmithMixed By – John HudsonSaxophone – Timmy Cappello*Written-By – G. Lyle*Written-By, Producer, Guitar, Bass, Drum Programming, Backing Vocals – T. Britten*
D3 Tina Turner Way Of The World
Backing Vocals – Tina TurnerBass – Bob FeitDrums – Jack BrunoGuitar – Gene Black, James RalstonKeyboards – Nick Glennie-Smith, Ollie MarlandPiano – Kenny MooreProducer – Albert Hammond, Roger DaviesProducer, Engineer, Mixed By – Chris Lord-AlgeSaxophone [Solo], Backing Vocals – Timmy Cappello*Written-By – A. Hammond*, G. Lyle*
D4 Tina Turner Love Thing
Bass – Bob FeitDrums – Jack BrunoEngineer [Assistant] – Talley SherwoodGuitar – James RalstonKeyboards – Ollie MarlandLead Guitar – Gene BlackPiano – Kenny MooreProducer – Roger Davies, Tina TurnerProducer, Engineer, Mixed By – Chris Lord-AlgeSaxophone, Organ, Tambourine, Backing Vocals – Timmy Cappello*Written-By – A. Hammond*, H. Knight*


  • Art DirectionTommy Steele (2)
  • Artwork By [Tina's Clothes Design] – Azzedine Alaïa
  • DesignGlenn Sakamoto, Stan Evenson Design*
  • Executive Producer, Other [President Management, Inc.] – Roger Davies
  • Mastered ByWally Traugott
  • Other [The Girls] – Jenni Bolton, Jules Frankham, Mel Dykes, Rondha Graam
  • Photography [Front & Back Cover] – Herb Ritts
  • Photography [Inside] – Bruce Weber


This album, previously available on Compact Disc and cassette only, is now available in this record version as a special service to Columbia House members. It has been manufactured from the original master to meet the most exacting industry standards

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00108 Tina Turner Simply The Best(Cass, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (Tina Turner) 00108 Unknown Sell This Version
PB8994557 Tina Turner Simply The Best. Part 2(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Not On Label (Tina Turner) PB8994557 Unknown Sell This Version
CDP 79 6630 2 Tina Turner Simply The Best(CD, Comp) Capitol Records CDP 79 6630 2 Argentina 1991 Sell This Version
TVD 93349 Tina Turner Simply The Best(CD, Comp) Interfusion TVD 93349 Australia 1991 Sell This Version
TVD 93349, RMD 53349, TVD 53359, CDP 7 97916 2 Tina Turner Simply The Best(2xCD, Comp) Interfusion, Interfusion, Interfusion, Interfusion TVD 93349, RMD 53349, TVD 53359, CDP 7 97916 2 Australia 1991 Sell This Version