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TINA TURNER: 1939-2023...

Updated: Jun 14

Tina Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, was an iconic American singer, songwriter, actress, and author. She rose to prominence in the 1960s and 1970s as the lead vocalist of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, a musical duo she formed with her then-husband, Ike Turner.


Known for her powerful voice, energetic performances, and captivating stage presence, Tina Turner became one of the most successful and enduring female artists in the history of popular music.


She achieved international fame with hits such as "Proud Mary," "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Private Dancer," and "Simply the Best."


In the 1980s, Tina Turner's solo career took off, and she released the highly successful album "Private Dancer" in 1984, which earned her multiple Grammy Awards. Her autobiography, "I, Tina," published in 1986, detailed the abusive relationship with Ike Turner and her subsequent rise to stardom.


Tina Turner's career has spanned over six decades, and she has sold over 200 million records worldwide. She is often referred to as the "Queen of Rock 'n' Roll" and has left an indelible impact on the music industry.


In recent years, Tina Turner had retired from performing and touring. However, her legacy continues to inspire and influence generations of artists, and her music remains popular and widely celebrated.

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