Ike Turner

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Ike Turner

Ike for years he denied all accusations of Tina in her ill-treatment. Despite the complexity of their relationship, Ike and Tina were still together at the ceremony of the inclusion of the duo ‘Ike & Tina Turner’ in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.

Ike Turner – scandalously common former husband of singer Tina Turner, one of the founders of rock ‘n’ roll, was remembered by his unsurpassed playing the piano and guitar – was born on November 5, 1931.

Its profit for music manifested itself even in the age of ten when he got on the radio to earn his native town of Clarksdale, Mississippi. While working, he was immersed in the world of music 40s, listening to the lilt of the blues and rhythms of country-and-western. Ike’s favorite singers were Elmore James, Charlie Booker, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin ‘Wolf, Little Walter and Muddy Waters. Fascinated by their execution, Ike formed his first band called ‘R & B’, yet, being a disciple of St. Luiskoy high school. Fame consent is not received, mainly because of the young and inexperienced participants.

Turner decided to correct this mistake, and asked for 19 years in the music repeat tours Sonny Boy Williamson. Ike profit to Pinetop Perkins noticed the piano, and without thinking twice, showed him the basis for the winding-style boogie-woogie, which became the basis for the post of one of the most popular trends in music – rock ‘n’ roll. Having mastered the piano and gain experience, Ike Turner, does not stop fantasizing about creating a new group, and in the late 40’s, collects consent ‘The Kings Of Rhythm’. Recorded in 1951, the song ‘Rocket 88’ by many critics as the first recognized song in the unique style of rock ‘n’ roll. Unusual at the time to the rhythms of the connection of electric guitars and copper pipes ‘Rocket 88’, the ensemble brought a loud success among fans of rhythm and blues.

In 1956 he joined the ensemble of twenty Annie Mae Bullock. Soon Annie Mae, who became a leading vocalist Ike and his wife, takes the name of Tina Turner. consent ‘The Kings Of Rhythm’ becomes a family duet ‘Ike & Tina Turner’ get more trading success. During his collaboration Tina and Ike recorded about 20 albums. On their account hits such as’ River Deep – Mountain High ‘,’ Proud Mary ‘,’ Nutbush City Limits’, ‘I Want To Take You Higher’, ‘I Idolize You’, ‘Poor Fool’, ‘Tra La La La La ‘,’ A Fool In Love ‘,’ It’s Gonna Work Out Fine ‘and some others.

The unbridled courage Tina and her commanding vocals with time left Ike in the background, he wrote the lyrics and music, but remained in the shadow of his wife. Against this background, he grew his love for the use of drugs as a result of this situation has led to the fact that he has become cruel to talk with his companion of life.

In 1976 came the opening of the famous duo, according to Tina, she could no longer tolerate her husband’s arbitrariness and constant beatings. Divorce they issued two years later – in 1978. Ike for years denied all accusations of Tina in her ill-treatment. Despite the amount of their relationship, Ike and Tina were still together at the ceremony of the inclusion of the duo ‘Ike & Tina Turner’ in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991.

to divide the days of Ike and Tina evolved unsuccessful: he released a solo work, but they are not recognized. His partiality for all drugs increased, causing more and more problems with the police and, eventually, the musician was in prison. Upon his release, Ike tied with drugs and once tried to take his solo career, he assembled a new version of the band ‘The Kings Of Rhythm’ and in 2001 released a book ‘Here And Now’, which was nominated for the ‘Grammy’, but did not winner.

Its on the album, titled ‘Risin’ With the Blues ‘, was released September 12, 2006, and was also nominated for’ Grammy ‘in the category of’ traditional blues album “- award ceremony took place in 2007.

Unfortunately, this book has become the latest in a creative career Turner – December 12, 2007 the musician died. Turner found in his own house in a suburb of San Diego. The official version of his death, experts have announced an overdose of drugs. His daughter Mia was categorically against this expert opinion, claiming that her father had sometimes used drugs and has always struggled with his addiction. Despite this, the experts concluded have not changed. Paul Parker, investigate the cause of death of the musician, recorded in a report that Ike Turner suffered from hypertension and pulmonary emphysema, these diseases, in combination with the drug resulted in a fatal outcome.

Official comments on the death of the musician from his ex-wife – Tina Turner – The press has reported. All she wanted to talk about her relationship with her husband, Tina has described in his autobiography entitled ‘I am, Tina’ in 1993, which became the basis for the autobiographical film ‘What’s Love got to Do with It’.

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