Ike Turner

Ike Turner Biography

US musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer. Born November 5, 1931, Clarksdale, Mississippi and died December 12, 2007, San Diego, California

Had his first group as a teenager in highschool, callled Ike Turner's Kings Of Rhythm in the fifties. In 1956, he hired the two sisters Anna Mae Bullock and Aillene Bullock. He renamed Anna Mae into Tina Turner, married her and had their first hit in 1960 (A Fool In Love). The rest is history. Ike has frequently been referred to as a 'great innovator' of Rock and Roll and has left his mark on the music history.

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