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Released: May 1966

Phil Spector put his all into this signature Ike and Tina effort – considering it his best work – only to see it flop in the States. The shock saw him bow out of the music industry for a couple of years, but 'River Deep Mountain High' still stands up as a formidable chunk of rock-soul, introducing Tina's colossal pipes to a mainstream audience and doing tidy business in Europe even if it stalled at home.


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