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Ike and Tina Turner

Induction category: Performer

Biography

Izear Luster Turner aka Ike Turner (guitar, vocals, songwriter, producer; November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007); Anna Mae Turner (nee Bullock) aka Tina Turner (vocals; born November 26, 1939) The Ike and Tina Turner Revue was one of the highest energy ensembles on the soul circuit in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Their story began in the musically fertile Mississippi Delta. Ike Turner, who was born Izear Luster Turner in Clarksdale, Mississippi, on November 5, 1931, formed his first band, the Top Hatters, while still in high school. Some of the band members left to form the Dukes ...

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