It's Gonna Work Out Fine
Ike & Tina Turner Lyrics


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Darling (yes Tina) it's time to get next to me
(Honey that was the plan from the very beginning)
Darling (un huh) I never thought that this could be
(What you mean?) oh yeah
Your lips set my soul on fire
You fulfill my every desire
Oh darling (yes, yes), I think it's gonna work out fine
(It's gonna work out fine)

I wanna tell you something Ike
Ike (un huh), I went to see the preacher man
(A preacher man, you must be losin' your mind)
I started (started what?) I started making wedding plans
(Oh really?) oh yeah
If your love is half as true as the love I offer you
Oh darling (yes, yes), I think it's gonna work out fine
(It's gonna work out fine)

I keep a tellin' ya
(I think it's gonna work out fine)
I can feelin' it's gonna
(I think it's gonna work out)
I keep a tellin' you
(I know it's gonna work out fine)
I'm so glad that you're mine all mine

Remember (remember what?) they used to call you Dapper Dan
(Yes those were the good old days)
The thriller (the killer, honey)
The every woman's lovin' man (that's me) oh yeah
A whole lot of girls used to be your speed
But now baby darling I'm all you need
Oh darling (yes, yes), I know it's gonna work out fine
(It's gonna work out fine)

I keep a tellin' ya
(I think it's gonna work out fine)
I can feelin' it's gonna
(I think it's gonna work out)
I keep a tellin' you
(I know it's gonna work out fine)
I know it's gonna
(know it's gonna work out fine))

I want you to know it's gonna
(I know it's gonna work out fine) yeah, yeah
It's got to work
(I know it's gonna work out)
I want to tell you
(I know it's gonna work out fine)
I got to tell you it's gonna
(I know it's gonna work out)
I got to work, and work, and work
(I know it's gonna work out fine)




I know, I know it's gonna work out
(I know it's gonna work out fine)

Overall Meaning

In Ike & Tina Turner's song It's Gonna Work Out Fine, the lyrics describe a couple who are deeply in love and confident in their future together. Tina expresses her admiration for Ike's physical and emotional qualities and states that she never thought that being with him could feel this good. She is certain that their relationship will flourish, and even brings up the idea of getting married, indicating her commitment to the relationship.


Ike, on the other hand, appears to have some doubts about whether their love will last. He jokingly questions Tina's sanity for bringing up marriage and seems almost flippant about the idea. However, by the end of the song, he seems to come around to Tina's point of view, saying that he knows it's going to work out fine and that he will work hard to keep their love alive.


Overall, the lyrics of It's Gonna Work Out Fine convey a sense of trust and confidence in a loving relationship that will last. While there may be some doubts and uncertainties along the way, Tina and Ike are both committed to making their love work.


Line by Line Meaning

Darling (yes Tina) it's time to get next to me
Honey, it's finally time for us to be together as planned.


Darling (un huh) I never thought that this could be
I never thought I could experience such a love with you.


Your lips set my soul on fire
Your lips ignite a passion deep within me.


You fulfill my every desire
Being with you satisfies all of my physical and emotional needs.


Oh darling (yes, yes), I think it's gonna work out fine
I have no doubts that our love will succeed and bring happiness.


I wanna tell you something Ike
Ike, I need to share my thoughts with you.


Ike (un huh), I went to see the preacher man
Ike, I went to seek guidance from a religious counselor.


I started (started what?) I started making wedding plans
I have started planning our wedding and future together.


If your love is half as true as the love I offer you
If your love for me is even half as sincere as mine for you,


Oh darling (yes, yes), I think it's gonna work out fine
I know our love will bring joy and triumph.


Remember (remember what?) they used to call you Dapper Dan
Do you recall how people used to refer to you as Dapper Dan?


The thriller (the killer, honey)
You were a heartthrob, a charmer, my honey.


The every woman's lovin' man (that's me) oh yeah
Every woman wanted to be with you, but you chose me instead.


A whole lot of girls used to be your speed
Many ladies were once attracted to you.


But now baby darling I'm all you need
Now I am the only one you need and want, my sweet.


Oh darling (yes, yes), I know it's gonna work out fine
I am certain that our love is going to thrive and flourish.


I keep a tellin' ya
I keep reminding you,


(I think it's gonna work out fine)
that our love will undoubtedly achieve success.


I can feelin' it's gonna
I have a strong intuition and can sense that,


(I think it's gonna work out)
our love will prosper and lead us to happiness.


I know it's gonna work out fine
I am confident that everything will be great between us.


It's got to work
Our relationship has to be successful.


I want to tell you
I need to convey to you,


(I know it's gonna work out fine)
that our love will definitely triumph.


I got to tell you it's gonna
I need to let you know that it will,


(I know it's gonna work out)
work out between us.


I got to work, and work, and work
I have to put effort into our relationship to make it succeed.


(I know, I know it's gonna work out)
I know for sure that our love will work out splendidly.




Lyrics © O/B/O APRA AMCOS
Written by: Rose Marie Mccoy, Sylvia Mckinney

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Comments from YouTube:

@robertmalone3525

My late wife, who was not into R&B, always got excited whenever she heard this song.

@TheMagicRat

RIP Tina! You were an amazing woman and performer, with a uniquely powerful voice! You will be missed.

@JayDesLaRae

After hearing about her passing today it brought me here. RIP to the iconic Tina Turner 💔🙏🏾🕊️

@johnwest5407

I know thats right i cry when i heard it on the tv yestherday 💔😢😢 RIP

@JayDesLaRae

@@johnwest5407 i was crying too. I loved her!! Before there was Beyoncé, it was Tina 💕

@juliecourville8227

'I'm not beautiful but I'm attractive'
You are beautiful Tina. 💛

@shawnmalone9711

Rest In Peace, Tina Turner, 1939-2023. 😢

@nicolelajoi7304

R.I.P to the Queen of Rock & Roll! Always remembered and forever will be missed!! 🙌🏿🙏🏾🙏🏾

@trixier6505

RIP, Tina. This is my fave song of yours.

@joebanta9342

RIP. What a lady! She’s the OG riot grrrl.

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