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Encyclopedia > I Might Have Been Queen
Private Dancer
Studio album by Tina Turner
Released November 16, 1984
Genre Pop, R&B, Rock, Soul
Length 44:02
Label Capitol
Producer Terry Britten
Bob Carter
Leon "Ndugu" Chancler
Wilton Felder
Rupert Hine
Joe Sample
Greg Walsh
Martyn Ware
Professional reviews
Tina Turner chronology
Love Explosion
(1984)
Private Dancer
(1984)
Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome
(1985)

"I Might Have Been Queen" is a song written for Tina Turner and was the first track on her highly successful Private Dancer album. Tina Turner Private Dancer album cover This is an album cover. ... A studio album is a collection of previously unreleased, studio-recorded tracks by a recording artist. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) November 26, 1939) is an 11 time Grammy Award-winning (sharing three), American Singer, Dancer, Record Producer, Executive Producer, Film Producer, Actress, Writer, Performer, Songwriter, Author and occasional Painter whose career has spanned from 1956 to present. ... is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For popular forms of music in general, see Popular music. ... Rhythm and blues (or R & B) is a musical marketing term introduced in the United States in the late 1940s by Billboard magazine. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Soul music (disambiguation). ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Capitol Records is a major United States-based record label, owned by EMI. // The Capitol Records company was founded by the songwriter Johnny Mercer in 1942, with the financial help of movie producer Buddy DeSylva and the business acumen of Glenn Wallichs, (1910-1971) (owner of Music City, at the... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Singer/songwriter who has written songs for Tina Turner. ... Robert Gene Bob Carter is the father of the Backstreet Boys-member Nick Carter and the singer Aaron Carter. ... Wilton Felder(born on August 31, 1940 in Houston, Texas) is a saxophone and bass player best known as a founder of The Crusaders, initially called the Jazz Crusaders. ... Rupert Hine (full name Rupert Neville Hine) is an English musician and also a prolific producer in the synth pop era, helming albums such as Tina Turners Private Dancer, Howard Joness Humans Lib, Sagas Worlds Apart, and The Fixx Reach the Beach. ... Joseph Leslie Joe Sample is an American pianist, keyboard player and composer. ... Martyn Ware (born on 19 May 1956, in Sheffield, Yorkshire) is one of the leading figures in electronic music. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music, owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links 4. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) November 26, 1939) is an 11 time Grammy Award-winning (sharing three), American Singer, Dancer, Record Producer, Executive Producer, Film Producer, Actress, Writer, Performer, Songwriter, Author and occasional Painter whose career has spanned from 1956 to present. ... Maladroit (Pronounced mălə-droit, meaning either inept or an inept person) is the fourth album by Weezer. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) November 26, 1939) is an 11 time Grammy Award-winning (sharing three), American Singer, Dancer, Record Producer, Executive Producer, Film Producer, Actress, Writer, Performer, Songwriter, Author and occasional Painter whose career has spanned from 1956 to present. ... Private Dancer was Tina Turners breakthrough solo album. ...


The song was written by Jeanette Obstoj and Rupert Hine for the Private Dancer album. The reason behind the song is that Tina believes she was an Egyptian queen in a previous life. Rupert Hine (full name Rupert Neville Hine) is an English musician and also a prolific producer in the synth pop era, helming albums such as Tina Turners Private Dancer, Howard Joness Humans Lib, Sagas Worlds Apart, and The Fixx Reach the Beach. ...


Tina was supposedly a Pharaoh who took the throne from her brother believing that he would ruin his country. By taking the throne and behaving badly towards her brother, she prevented him from following his path and gathered karma. Tina believes that in this life she encountered him again in the form of Ike Turner. It is said that Tina believes her past is now all behind her and she can now truly be the great queen or pharaoh she already was. Pharaoh was the ancient Egyptian name for the office of kingship. ... For other uses, see Karma (disambiguation). ... Great Royal Wife (or ḥmt nswt wrt) is the term used to refer to the chief wife of an Egyptian pharaoh on the day of his coronation. ... Pharaoh was the ancient Egyptian name for the office of kingship. ...


"I Might Have Been Queen" was performed on the 1984 Private Dancer Tour and has not been included in any other tour set since. See also: 1980s in music. ...


Following a discussion with Rubert Hine, Jeannette Obstoj spoke with Tina about her life starting with the cotton fields in Nutbush, Tennessee right through to her current situation. They also discussed Tina's interest in Egypt and her belief in previous lives. Obstoj is credited as co-writer. Grocery store in Nutbush Nutbush, Tennessee is an unincorporated rural community in western Tennessee that has been considered part of Brownsville, in Haywood County, and Ripley in Lauderdale County, United States. ...


Tina is said to have been emotional when hearing the story the lyrics projected.


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