Τρία ακόμα τραγούδια από την περίοδο της Tina με τον κακοποιητικό σύζυγο – το πρώτο απ’ αυτά σύνθεση δική του, με την πρωτόβγαλτη show woman ωρυόμενη δύναμη της φύσεως.
Ο εστιασμός στην παράμετρο “domestic violence” τείνει να αφαιρέσει απ’ το κάδρο την ιστορική προσφορά του Ike Turner σ’ ένα είδος, το rock’n’roll, του οποίου υπήρξε ο εφευρέτης [‘Rocket 88’ – 1951].
To ‘River Deep Mountain High’ αποτελεί παραγωγή [και θέμα ποικίλων αφηγήσεων] του συν-συνθέτη του, Phil Spector.
Three more songs from Tina’s time with the abusive husband – the first of them composed by him, with the rookie show woman been a screaming force of nature.
The focus on the parameter “domestic violence” tends to remove from the frame Ike Turner’s historical contribution to a genre, rock’n’roll, of which he was the inventor [“Rocket 88” – 1951].
‘River Deep Mountain High’ ‘s production [and a subject of various narratives] was made by its co-composer, Phil Spector.
00:00 I Idolize You  02:52 River Deep, Mountain High  06:19 Come Together 
If you want some loving,
That I can give to you.
And if you want some hugging,
Said I can hug some, too.
All I want, baby, now
Is some thought of you
And just a little of your affection,
You know, will see me through.
‘Cause you know that you are my man,
And I want you to forever be mine.
I idolize you (Yes, she idolize you)
When I was a little girl, I had a rag doll
It was the only doll that I’ve ever owned
Now I love you just the way I loved that rag doll
But only now my love has grown
And it gets stronger in every way
And it gets deeper, deeper, deeper, let me say
Then it gets higher, day by day
And do I love you, my oh my
Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord, (river deep, Lord, mountain high)
Oh no, no, if I ever, ever lost you would I cry
Oh, how I love you baby (baby, baby, baby)
Well now, when you were a young boy
Did you have a puppy?
That always followed you ’round, ’round, ’round
‘Round, ’round, ’round
Well, I’m gonna be as faithful as that puppy
And no, I ain’t never gonna let you down
‘Cause it goes on and on like a river flows
Lord, it gets sweeter, sweeter, sweeter, and heaven knows
And it gets sweeter, baby, oh, as it grows
And do I love you, my oh my
Lord, Lord, Lord, Lord (river deep Lord, mountain high)
I wanna tell you that if I ever, ever, ever, ever lost you would I cry
Oh, I love you baby (baby, baby, baby)
And it get stronger, in every way, every way
And it gets deeper, deeper, deeper, baby let me say
And it gets higher, day by day
Oh, and do I love you, my oh my, my, my, my, my
(River deep, Lord, mountain high)
I wanna tell you that if I ever, ever, ever lost you, baby would I cry
Oh, I do love you, baby, baby, baby, baby
I love you baby like the water love the sink
And I love you, baby
Like flowers love the spring
I love you, baby
Here come ol’ flat top
He comes groovin’ up slowly
He’s got juju eye-balls
He one holy roller
He got hair down to his knee
Got to be a joker
He just do what he please
He wear no shoeshine
He got toe jam football
He got monkey finger
He shoot Coca-Cola
He say “I know you, you know me”
One thing I can tell you
Is you got to be free
Come together, right now, over me
He bag production
He got walrus gumboot
He got O-no side board
He one spinal cracker
He got feet down below his knee
Hold you in his armchair
You can feel his disease