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    Ike & Tina Turner "River Deep - Mountain High" Rare Test Pressing Display. One of the first recordings that Ike & Tina Turner did for Phil Spector's Philles Records label, "River Deep -- Mountain High" was considered by the producer to be one of his best works; however, while the single peaked at #3 on the UK charts, it flopped in the US, resulting in Spector withdrawing from the music industry for two years, and marking the beginning of his decline. It was re-released a year after Eric Burdon recorded a successful cover version in 1968, and it has since become one of Tina Turner's signature songs. In 2003 Rolling Stone magazine ranked it #33 on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The album was produced in limited quantities, most of which were ordered destroyed by Spector, making this rare original test pressing a collector's item. The LP is in Excellent condition, and it has been matted and framed to an overall size of 16.25" x 20.25". Requires third party shipping.

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    March, 2012
    30th Friday
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