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Ike & Tina Turner

American musical duo

Ike & Tina Turner

American musical duo
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Biography

Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo consisting of husband and wife Ike Turner and Tina Turner. From 1960 to 1976, they performed live as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, supported by Ike Turner’s band the Kings of Rhythm and backing vocalists called the Ikettes. The Ike & Tina Turner Revue was regarded as “one of the most potent live acts on the R&B circuit”.
The duo had a string of R&B hits with their early recordings “A Fool In Love”, “It’s Gonna Work Out Fine”, “I Idolize You”, “Poor Fool”, and “Tra La La La La”. The release of “River Deep – Mountain High” in 1966, followed by a tour of the UK with the Rolling Stones, increased their popularity in Europe. Their later works are noted for interpretive soul-infused re-arrangements of rock songs such as “Come Together”, “Honky Tonk Woman”, and “Proud Mary”, the latter of which won them a Grammy Award in 1972. Ike & Tina Turner received the first Golden European Record Award for their international hit “Nutbush City Limits” in 1974. They released dozens of albums; their most successful being Workin’ Together and Live at Carnegie Hall. Pitchfork listed their album River Deep – Mountain High among the best of its era.
Ike & Tina Turner were inducted to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1991. They have two singles inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, “River Deep – Mountain High” and “Proud Mary”.Rolling Stone ranked them No. 2 on its list of the 20 Greatest Duos of All Time.

Associated Acts

The Ikettes Kings of Rhythm

Genres

R&B soul blues funk rock

Labels

Sue Sonja Warner Bros. Records Kent Loma Modern Tangerine Innis Philles Pompeii Blue Thumb Minit A&M Liberty United Artists

Origin

St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.

Years Active

1960 1976

Name

Ike & Tina Turner

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