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Ike Turner
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Ike Turner


: 05 November 1931


: Scorpio


: 12 December 2007


: 76 years


  • Izear Luster "Ike" Turner, Jr
When was Ike Turner born?05 November 1931
When did Ike Turner die? / Died12 December 2007
How many years did Ike Turner live? / Lived76 years
Zodiac sign:Scorpio

Ike Turner facts

  • (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer
  • An early pioneer of fifties rock and roll, he is most popularly known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s with his then-wife Tina Turner in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue
  • Turner began playing piano and guitar when he was eight, forming his group, the Kings of Rhythm, as a teenager
  • He employed the group as his backing band for the rest of his life
  • His first recording, "Rocket 88", credited to "Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats", in 1951 is considered a contender for "first rock and roll song"
  • Relocating to St
  • Louis, Missouri, in 1954, he built the Kings into one of the most renowned acts on the local club circuit
  • There he met singer Anna Mae Bullock, whom he renamed Tina Turner, forming The Ike & Tina Turner Revue, which over the course of the sixties became a soul/rock crossover success
  • Turner recorded for many of the key R&B record labels of the 1950s and 1960s, including Chess, Modern, Trumpet, Flair and Sue
  • With the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, he graduated to larger labels Blue Thumb and United Artists

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