Tina Turner

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Tina Turner

American singer and actress add

Category: Music

Born in 1939.

Countries: United States (44%), United Kingdom (24%), (9%)

Main connections: Ike Turner, The Best (song), Proud Mary

Linked to: Capitol Records, The Rolling Stones, Sumner High School, Creedence Clearwater Revival




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Tina Turner was born in 1939 add something


The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits: Complete Chart Information About America's Most Popular Songs and Artists, 1955-2003. add something


Bullock eventually graduated from the school in 1958. add something


Bennie Smith - In a notable 1958 session, Smith was invited to contribute on what would be Tina Turner's first recording, "Boxtop"


In November 1959, when a female vocalist, who was a member of Ike's band, failed to show up for a recording session for Ike's penned composition, "A Fool in Love", which Turner made his transition from performing blues to soul, Bullock was told to give a guide vocal to the song in an attempt to erase her as he was planning for the female vocalist to record the song. add something


After both Turner and Bullock made their television debut performing the song on American Bandstand in October of 1960, Turner gave birth to Ike's child, Ronald. add something


Ike Turner later molded and shaped Tina Turner, teaching her dance moves and even deciding her dress style and, after a hair salon incident resulted in parts of her hair falling out in 1961, adapting wigs remaking the Southern-raised Bullock into a sexy diva. add something


By 1962, Ike Turner had assembled a girl group called The Ikettes and included them on the road, starting what eventually became The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, this in turn helped to pave the way for several soul music revues in the decade including revues held by crossover RB labels Motown and Stax. add something


In 1962, Bullock married Turner in Tijuana, Mexico. add something


In 1962, they followed these successes with "Tra La La" and "Poor Fool" and had milder success with "You Shoulda Treated Me Right". add something


Between 1963 and 1968, Ike and Tina Turner recorded for a various number of labels, in part to Ike Turner's demand for money and finding lucrative deals. add something


This helped the duo, who began struggling with chart success after the arrival of The British Invasion in late 1963, become a phenomenal success. add something


By 1966, the act had grown to include a dance act in which Tina and The Ikettes perform sexualized choreography, which gave the band criticism for bringing raunch into rock and roll. add something


While the song's initial release flopped at the time of its release in 1966, it led to modest international success in Europe. add something


Phil Spector - Spector's final signing to Philles was the husband-and-wife team of Ike and Tina Turner in 1966


This exposure led to Tina Turner and Ike Turner being on the cover of the rock magazine, Rolling Stone three times between 1967 and 1971. add something


Bullock allegedly attempted suicide in Los Angeles in 1968 swallowing ninety sleeping pills after Ikettes member Ann Thomas told her she was carrying Turner's child. add something


The single became a bigger success in the UK, in 1969, around the time Eric Burdon recorded a cover version there reviving the success of the original. add something


In 1970, the group scored their first top 40 US hit in years with their cover of Sly & The Family Stone's "I Want to Take You Higher" and appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show, the Dick Cavett Show and the Mike Douglas Show. add something


In 1970, they signed with Liberty Records and recorded the Workin' Together album, which led to their biggest hit single, a frenzied cover of "Proud Mary", which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in March 1971, two months after it was released. add something


Joe Sample - In the 1970s, as the Jazz Crusaders became simply the Crusaders and branched out into popular sounds, Sample became known as a L.A. studio musician, appearing on recordings by the likes of Joni Mitchell, Marvin Gaye, Tina Turner, B. B. King, Joe Cocker, Minnie Riperton and Anita Baker


In 1971, Bullock was introduced to Buddhism and converted fully to the Buddhist faith in 1974. add something


By 1972, the group had even made headlines by performing at Carnegie Hall, which was documented for a double live album. add something


Tina peforming with Ike Turner in 1972. add something


In 1973, the group released their final hit with "Nutbush City Limits", culminating in the duo's full embrace of funk rock rhythms and which was written by Tina. add something


Having opened his own recording studio, Bolic Sounds, following the lucrative success of "Proud Mary", Ike produced Tina's first solo album, Tina Turns the Country On in 1974. add something


Tina would later credit her new-found Nichiren Buddhist faith and chanting Nam Myoho Renge Kyo, which she adopted while visiting a friend in 1974, with giving her the courage to strike out on her own. add something


Ken Russell - In 1975, Russell's star-studded film version of The Who's rock opera "Tommy" starring Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John, Tina Turner, Eric_Clapton and Jack Nicholson, spent a record fourteen weeks at the No.1 spot and played to full houses for over a year


Bob Seger - In 1975, Seger returned to Capitol Records and released the album "Beautiful Loser", with help from The Silver Bullet Band on his cover of the Tina Turner penned "Nutbush City Limits"


In 1976, after years of alleged abuse, Bullock left him after suffering a beating by Ike's hands while in Dallas. add something


Tina and Ike had a violent fight before an appearance at the Dallas Statler Hilton in July 1976, where Tina was again physically abused. add something


Turner purused her for half a year stopping his pursuits in 1977. add something


In 1978, Tina released her third solo album entitled Rough on EMI Records. add something


Roger Davies (manager) - In 1979, Davies became the manager of singer Tina Turner


Capitol Records - Capitol added artists across genres during the 1980s: popular music groups and singers like Richard Marx, The Motels, Tina Turner, George Clinton, Crowded House, Peter Blakeley, Duran Duran , Heart, Glass Tiger, Katrina & The Waves, Grace Jones, Lloyd Cole, Pet Shop Boys, Queen, Roxette, Brian Setzer, The Smithereens, Spandau Ballet, and Paul Westerberg; punk/hard rock groups such as Butthole Surfers, Concrete Blonde, Billy Idol, and the &Red_Hot_Chili_Peppers; thrash metal bands like Megadeth, Exodus and Rigor Mortis, heavy metal bands like


Tommy Emmanuel - During the early 1980s, he joined the reformed lineup of leading 1970s rock group Dragon, touring widely with them, including a 1987 tour with Tina Turner


Laurence Fishburne - He is perhaps best known for his roles as Morpheus in the "Matrix" science fiction film trilogy, as Cowboy Curtis on the 1980s television show "Pee-wee's Playhouse", and as singer-musician Ike Turner in the Tina Turner biopic "What's Love Got to Do With It"


Rod Stewart - On 18 December 1981, Stewart played the Los Angeles Forum, along with Kim Carnes and Tina Turner


In 1982, Turner teamed up with B.E.F. for a remake of the Temptations' "Ball of Confusion". add something


Nicky Chinn - In 1982 "Mickey" by Toni Basil gave the two their second American number one and in the mid-eighties they had top ten hits with Tina Turner's "Better Be Good To Me" and Huey Lewis's "Heart And Soul"


Martyn Ware - He has worked as a record producer, notably helping to revitalise Tina Turner's career in 1983 with "Let's Stay Together" and producing Erasure's "I Say I Say I Say" album in 1994


In 1984, Turner staged what Ebony magazine called an "amazing comeback". add something


In March 1984, "Let's Stay Together" reached No. 26 on the US Billboard 100 singles chart. add something


The album Private Dancer was released in June 1984, and the hit "Let's Stay Together" would be included on the album. add something


Lust for Life (album) - Bowie covered "Tonight" with Tina Turner, along with "Neighborhood Threat", on his 1984 release "Tonight"


Bryan Adams - The album was released in November 1984 and featured the singles, "Run to You", "Summer of '69", "Heaven", "One Night Love Affair", "Somebody", and "It's Only Love", a duet with Tina Turner


A long time admirer of Europe, Bullock moved to Europe in 1985, first settling in London . add something


In February 1985, Turner embarked on her first solo world tour, the Private Dancer Tour, which saw her performing in North America, Asia, Europe, and Australia. add something


Mick Jagger - For his own personal contributions in the 1985 Live Aid multi-venue charity concert, he performed at Philadelphia 's JFK Stadium; he did a duet with Tina Turner of "It's Only Rock and Roll", and the performance was highlighted by Jagger tearing away a part of Turner's dress


Lawrence Dallaglio - In 1985, as a 13-year-old chorister in the King's House School choir, Dallaglio and 20 other choristers sang backing vocals on the song "We Don't Need Another Hero" by Tina Turner


We Don't Need Another Hero - "'We Don't Need Another Hero "'" is the hit theme song to the 1985 film "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" with Mel Gibson and Tina Turner


Turner continued her widely successful solo career releasing the album, Break Every Rule, in 1986. add something


Todd Hunter - Nevertheless, Dragon toured Europe with Tina Turner in 1986–1987 promoting the "Dreams Of Ordinary Men" album produced by Todd Rundgren


Eric Clapton - Sheryl Crow appeared on one number, performing "Tearing Us Apart", a track from "August", which was first performed by Tina Turner during the Prince's Trust All-Star Rock show in 1986


Kurt Loder - While at "Rolling Stone", Loder co-authored singer Tina Turner's 1986 autobiography "I, Tina"


Modern Love (song) - A re-recording with Tina Turner was featured on a Pepsi commercial in 1987


It is only Turner's second live album with the first, Tina Live in Europe, being released twenty years previously in 1988. add something


Darwin Entertainment Centre - American singer Tina Turner performed 5 consecutive shows at the venue on 1 - 5 March 1988 as part of her Break Every Rule World Tour


In late 1989, Turner released her seventh studio album, Foreign Affair, which included the international smash, "The Best". add something


Tony Joe White - He wrote "Steamy Windows" and "Undercover Agent For The Blues" both big hits for Tina Turner in 1989; those two songs came by way of Tina's producer at the time, Mark Knopfler, who's a friend of Tony


HBO - In 1989, HBO compared programming against pay-television network Showtime, with the slogan "Nobody Brings it Home Like HBO", using the Tina Turner single "The Best"


Tony Joe White - In 1989, White produced one non single track on Tina Turner's "Foreign Affair" album, the rest of the album was produced by Dan Hartman


Plymouth Voyager - Later commercials in 1989 featured rock singer Tina Turner


Lisa Fischer - She has been back-up singer for a number of famous artists, including Luther Vandross and Tina Turner, and has toured with The Rolling Stones since 1989, where her popularity with the fans has brought her to routinely duet with Mick Jagger on several songs when performing onstage


The Best (song) - The song was later covered by Tina Turner, and released as a highly successful single in 1989


In 1990, she embarked on a hugely successful European tour to promote the album playing to nearly four million fans and touring over 121 shows in Europe. add something


Nikos Goumas Stadium - In 1990 Tina Turner gave a concert in the stadium


Dreamgirls (film) - Warner planned to go ahead with the film with director Joel Schumacher and screenwriter Tina Andrews in the late 1990s, following the success of Touchstone Pictures's Tina Turner biopic "What's Love Got to Do with It"


In 1991, Ike and Tina Turner were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. add something


Melissa Tkautz - At the end of the year, Tkautz performed "Sexy " at the 1991 Rugby League Grand Final, and sang parts of Tina Turner's "The Best" with other performers, it being the Rugby League's anthem that year


Tone Norum - Norum's 1992 hit, "Don't Turn Around" was a cover of the Tina Turner song


James Reyne - He played Tina Turner's manager in the 1993 bio-movie about Tina's life "What's Love Got To Do With It"


Suli McCullough - He portrayed Tina Turner's oldest biological son Craig Turner in the 1993 biopic "What's Love Got to Do with It", as well as civil rights icon Terrence Roberts in the 1993 Disney Channel movie "The Ernest Green Story"


Roger Davies (manager) - In 1993, the biography of Tina Turner by Kurt Loder, "What's Love Got to Do with It", was made into a hit film with Angela Bassett as Tina and Australian singer-actor James Reyne portraying Davies when actually it was lee kramer who should have been credited


Michael Peters - Peters is widely credited for the striking transformation of actress Angela Bassett into Tina Turner in the 1993 biopic "What's Love Got to Do with It"


In 1994, they moved to Zurich, and bought and built a home together in Nice in 1999. add something


In 1995, Turner returned to recording with the title track for the James Bond film, Goldeneye, written by U2's Bono and The Edge. add something


In 1996, Turner's Wildest Dreams album was released. add something


In May 1996, Turner embarked on a year-long world tour which again broke concert ticket sales records. add something


Sting (musician) - Also in 1996, he provided some vocals for the Tina Turner single "On Silent Wings" as a part of her "Wildest Dreams" album


Proud Mary - Both CCR and Ike & Tina Turner's versions of the song received Grammy Hall of Fame *awards, in 1998 and 2003, respectively


Chuck Findley - North Country Distributors, 1998 Tom Waits, Randy Newman, Tina Turner, Al Jarreau, Sarah Vaughan, Narada Michael Walden, Buddy Rich and many others


In April 1999, Turner opened at the VH-1 special, Divas Live '99, performing several of her 1980s hits and performing with both Elton John and cher to "Proud Mary". add something


In November 1999, Turner released the dance single "When the Heartache Is Over", its parent album, "Twenty Four Seven", was released in Europe the following month. add something


Whitney Houston - In 1999, Houston participated in VH-1's Divas Live '99, alongside Brandy, Mary J. Blige, Tina Turner, and cher.


VH1 - The most successful of these "diva" shows was produced in 1999 featuring Whitney Houston, Tina Turner, Cher, LeAnn Rimes, Mary J. Blige, Faith Hill, Chaka Khan, Brandy, and special "divo" Elton John


In February 2000, the album was released in America and was certified Gold by the RIAA. Later that year, Turner went out on one of her most successful tours of her career. add something


Gloria Reuben - In 2000, she sang back up for Tina Turner on her Twenty Four Seven Tour


Janice Robinson - In 2000, she toured America as an opening act for Tina Turner's U.S. leg of her world tour


Concha Buika - From November 2000 to March 2001, she sang at The Luxor, Harrah's, Gold Coast casinos in Las Vegas as a Tina Turner impersonator


Scott Patterson (director) - He has directed and produced commercials featuring Tina Turner and his 2001 short film "Pact" won the 'Premiere Award' at the Hamburg Short Film Festival


In 2002, Tennessee State Route 19 between Brownsville, Tennessee and Nutbush was named "Tina Turner Highway". add something


In 2003, she teamed up with Phil Collins to record the song "Great Spirits" for the Disney film Brother Bear. add something


In 2004, Turner released a new compilation, All the Best, and released the single "Open Arms". add something


Bush congratulates Turner during a reception for the Kennedy Center Honors in the East Room of the White House on December 4, 2005. add something


In 2005, Turner briefly performed on shows such as The Oprah Winfrey Show and The View. add something


In early 2006, the All the Invisible Children soundtrack was released. add something


Beverly Johnson - Johnson was honored in 2006 at Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball along with Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, Tina Turner and other female African Americans in entertainment, civil rights, and the arts


In May 2007, Turner returned to the stage to headline a benefit concert for the Cauldwell Children's Charity at London's Natural History Museum. add something


Keedie Babb - In 2007 Keedie performed alongside Tina Turner in a one-off concert, "The Bedrock Ball", in aid of the charity, Caudwell Children, at the National History Museum


Phil Spector - Also in December 2007, Spector attended the funeral for Ike Turner, whose former wife, Tina Turner, he previously produced in 1966


Turner performed with Beyonce at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards in February 2008. add something


Heather Morris - She danced backup for Beyoncé and Tina Turner at the 50th Grammy *awards in 2008


In 2009, Turner participated in the Beyond singing project with fellow musicians Regula Curti, Seda Bagcan and Dechen Shak Dagsay. add something


In 2010, Tina Turner won the Swiss Awars 2010 gala first prize for the best "show" Categories. add something


On December 2nd 2010, Tina Turner attended the FIFA World Cup 2018 bid ceremony in Zurich in her role as honorary representative of the city of Yekaterinburg. add something


In April 2010, Turner once again had a hit with her 1989 single The Best. add something


The Best (song) - The theme song of Besti Flokkurinn, an Icelandic political party standing in the 2010 Reykjavik local council elections, was "Simply The Best" by Tina Turner


Mary J. Blige - Blige performed on BET's SOS Help For Haiti, singing "Gonna Make It" with Jazmine Sullivan and "One." Blige took part in February 2010's We Are the World 25 for Haiti, singing the solo originally sung by Tina Turner in the original 1985 We Are The World version


In 2011, Children Beyond followed and charted again in Switzerland. add something


At the age of 73, Turner is the oldest person to be on the front cover of Vogue Magazine surpassing Meryl Streep who covered American Vogue in 2012 at the age of 62 add something


In May 2012, Turner was spotted attending a fashion show in Beijing to support Giorgio Armani add something


In April 2013, a Swiss publication reported the pair are to marry add something


Turner appeared on the cover of the German issue of "Vogue" magazine in April 2013 add something


On April 22, 2013 she was issued a Swiss passport and is now a citizen of Switzerland add something


In July 2013, they were married in a civil ceremony on the banks of Lake Zurich in Küsnacht, northern Switzerland add something


Turner signed the paperwork to officially relinquish her American citizenship at the U.S. embassy in Bern on October 24, 2013 add something


On February 3rd 2014, Parlophone, now part of Warner Music, will release a new 18 tracks hits compilation "Love Songs" add something


On February 3, 2014, Parlophone Records will release a new compilation titled "Love Songs" add something


In a 2016 interview, Turner stated that "I consider myself a Buddhist add something


In a March 2016 interview with "Lion's Roar" magazine, Turner says she prays and chants each day, stating the following: add something


Tina Turner announced in December 2016 that she has been working on "Tina", a new musical based on her story, in collaboration with Phyllida Lloyd and Stage Entertainment add something


In January 2018, it was announced that Turner will be one of the recipients of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award add something


He died aged 59 in July 2018; according to the initial report of Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner office the death cause was a self-inflicted gunshot wound add something


Her second memoir, "Tina Turner: My Love Story", is due for release in October 2018 add something