Ike Turner

Ike Turner

American musician (1931–2007)
Mercurial guitarist, bandleader, and songwriter who was a pioneering figure in rock and R&B, with and without Tina Turner.
BornNovember 5, 1931
HometownClarksdale, Mississippi, United States of America
Net worth$500 thousand
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseAudrey Madison Turner (m 2006 - 2007) , Jeanette Bazzell Turner (m 1995 - 2000) , Tina Turner (m 1962 - 1978)
ChildrenRonnie Turner
ParentsRev. Izear Luster Sr. Turner , Beatrice Cushenberry
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Tina Turner's son died from colon cancer complications

  • Tina Turner's son Ronnie died due to "complications" related to colon cancer, officials have revealed. The Simply the Best singer confirmed via Instagram on Friday that her younger child, whom she shared with her late ex-husband Ike Turner, had passed away. He was 62. According to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner's office, Ronnie also suffered from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The heart condition is a build-up of cholesterol plaque in the walls of arteries causing obstr

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'Tina': New documentary explores successes and struggles of global superstar

A new documentary shines a spotlight on Tina Turner's ascent to stardom, as well as her abusive relationship with Ike Turner. It mixes intimate interviews with the now 81-year-old singer-songwriter and those close to her, as well as rare archival footage. FRANCE 24's Jennifer Ben Brahim spoke to the directors of the documentary to find out more.
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Albums

Down & Out: Recordings 1951-1959
Down & Out: Recordings 1951-1959
2012
Too Hot To Hold
Too Hot To Hold
2011
Rhino Hi-Five: Ike & Tina Turner [Live]
Rhino Hi-Five: Ike & Tina Turner [Live]
2007
Trailblazer
Trailblazer
1991
Edge
Edge
1980
Sweet Rhode Island Red/The Gospel According To Ike & Tina
Sweet Rhode Island Red/The Gospel According To Ike & Tina
1974
Black Man's Soul
Black Man's Soul
1969
Early Years
Early Years
2021
Complete Pompeii Recordings 1968-1969
Complete Pompeii Recordings 1968-1969
2016
Golden Hits
Golden Hits
2016
Special Edition
Special Edition
2016
Cobra Sessions
Cobra Sessions
2014
On the Road
On the Road
2013
Rocket 88: 1951-1960 R&B and Rock & Roll Sides
Rocket 88: 1951-1960 R&B and Rock & Roll Sides
2012
What You Hear is What You Get: Live At Carnegie Hall
What You Hear is What You Get: Live At Carnegie Hall
2012
Real Gone Rocket: Session Man Extraordinaire: Selected Singles 1951-59
Real Gone Rocket: Session Man Extraordinaire: Selected Singles 1951-59
2012
Studio Productions: New Orleans and Los Angeles 1963-1965
Studio Productions: New Orleans and Los Angeles 1963-1965
2012
Blues Roots/Bad Dreams
Blues Roots/Bad Dreams
2012
Jack Rabbit Blues: The Singles 1958 To 1960
Jack Rabbit Blues: The Singles 1958 To 1960
2011
Rock-A-Bucket
Rock-A-Bucket
2011
That Kat Sure Could Play!: The Singles 1951-1957
That Kat Sure Could Play!: The Singles 1951-1957
2011
Remembered
Remembered
2009
Raise Your Hand (U Got To)
Raise Your Hand (U Got To)
2009
Live in Concert
Live in Concert
2008
Classic Early Sides 1952-1957
Classic Early Sides 1952-1957
2008

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