Tina Turns the Country On! is the debut solo album by Tina Turner, released in 1974 on the United Artists label in the U.S. The album was recorded while Turner still was a member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue.
The album sees Turner - covering songs previously recorded by among others Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan, Olivia Newton-John, James Taylor and Dolly Parton. While it garnered her with a Grammy Nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Female in 1974 it was not a commercial success and did not chart. Her second solo album Acid Queen released the following year saw Turner taking her first steps towards a more rock-oriented repertoire.
Tina Turns the Country On! remains unreleased on CD. The album should not be confused with budget CD compilations such as Tina Turner Sings Country, Soul Deep, Country My Way, Good Hearted Woman, Country In My Soul, Stand By Your Man, Country Classics, You Ain't Woman Enough To Take My Man, The Country Side of Tina Turner etc. which feature material from the archives of Bolic Sound Studios.
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