There are a number of Ike Turner compilations covering his "pre-Tina" session years. This is a 2001 release from the ever relible Ace label.It documents the time in 1952 when joe Bihari hired Ike as a talent scout for his and his brothers Modern label.24 cuts, 67 minutes of down home blues from the Mississippi delta and further afield. Joe Hill Louis, Smokey Hogg and Howling Wolf feature along with Elmore James.A 12 page booklet with label pictures, trade ads and photos makes the verdict "Highly recommended". Enjoy! Alan.