[80], In 1957, Ann Bullock accompanied her sister Alline Bullock to watch Turner and the Kings of Rhythm at the Manhattan Club in East St. [259], Turner died without a valid will. [157][158] Prince also said Turner as his first musical influence. [264] His daughter Mia was said to be surprised at the coroner's assessment, believing his advanced stage emphysema was a larger factor. Louis. King helped them to get a steady weekend gig and recommended them to Sam Phillips at Memphis Recording Service. "Ike Turner is a very important man in American music," he said. Without Ike you wouldn't have had the Stones and Zeppelin. Her parents owned the Taylor Sausage Factory in St. Ike and Lorraine Taylor birthed two kids throughout their relationship, Michael Turner being the youngest. Mia Turner, the daughter of Ike Turner and his backup singer Margaret Ann Thomas has broken her silence about her father's relationship with Tina Turner. Instead, he spent the money in a pool hall and learned boogie-woogie from Perkins. She also kept her two Jaguar cars, furs and jewelry along with her stage name. 212 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time (No. People like that wouldn't have had the source material on which they drew."[9]. Clockwise from bottom left: Michael Turner (Son of Ike & Lorraine Taylor), Ike Turner, Jr. (Son of Ike & Lorraine Taylor), Ike Turner, Craig Hill (Son of Tina & Raymond Hill), Ronnie Turner (Son of Ike & Tina). He intended to use the demo as guide track for Art Lassiter who did not attend the scheduled recording session at Technisonic Studios. Between 1974 and 1975, the duo released the singles "Sweet Rhode Island Red", "Sexy Ida", and "Baby, Get It On". He passed away in San Diego, California on December 12, 2007. [194], In East St. Louis, Turner lived with Lorraine Taylor. "[10] Turner won five Grammy Awards, including two competitive awards and three Grammy Hall of Fame Awards. The texture and flavor of R&B owe a lot to him. [245] He was cleared of the charges. At Ike's urging, Anna renamed herself Tina and cut her first disc as . [241] He married French singer Afida Turner in 2007. Ike Turner Jr was born in 1958 to Ike Turner and Lorraine Taylor. "[154] King also said, "When they talk about rock 'n roll, I see Ike as one of the founding fathers. Turner tried to get Rosa out, but he never saw her again. [21][28], Turner was inspired to learn the piano after he heard Pinetop Perkins play at his friend Ernest Lane's house. Turner and the band were paid $20 each for the record. 4 in the Billboard Hot 100 and Turner earned around half a million dollars in royalties. Son of Tina and Ike Turner.Mia Turner: Daughter of Margaret Ann Thomas and Ike Turner. She came from an abusive relationship and went straight to the top. She told Jet: "He's been real inspiration and a catalyst emotionally and in other ways as well. [174], In 2017, the Mississippi Blues Trail honored "Rocket 88" for being an influential record with a marker in Lyon, Mississippi. Lorraine R Taylor, 70. [110] Turner had two sixteen track studios built, a large one to rent out and a smaller one for his personal recordings. King, Howlin' Wolf, and Bobby "Blue" Bland. I was inconsiderate about her feelings. . [50] Turner played piano on King's early records "You Know I Love You" and "3 O'Clock Blues", which became King's first two number-ones. The medicine is most commonly used as treatment for bipolar disorder, Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia. [65][66] He recalled, "[Presley] was just a white boy that would come over to black clubs. [6][214] Her mother, Pat Richard, attended Sumner High School with Tina in St. Turner's vocalist Johnny O'Neal had left to sign a solo contract with King Records, so Jackie Brenston, a saxophonist in the Kings of Rhythm, sang lead vocals while Turner was on piano. Ike Turner Jr became Tina's son after she adopted him in 1962, following her marriage to Ike. [76] He also helped Buddy Guy record his second record;[77] resulting in the single "You Sure Can't Do" / "This Is The End" which Turner played guitar and composed the latter. King and the Beale Streeters to record for Modern at the YMCA in Memphis. They rekindled their friendship years after their divorce, and she found Turner unconscious at his home the day he died. [91] Turner added a backing girl group he renamed the Ikettes, and along with the Kings of Rhythm they began performing as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. He didn't find out he was bipolar until much later in life, after Audrey (whom Ike began dating in the early 2000's) convinced him to . [59][60] Turner and Howlin' Wolf then recorded a version of "Moanin' at Midnight" at radio station KWEM in West Memphis without Phillips' or the Chess brothers' knowledge. He was a great innovator. The Kings of Rhythm played "Rocket 88" and "Proud Mary". [212], In her 1986 autobiography, Tina revealed that Turner had been abusive during their marriage. They toured the US in 2001, and headlined a showcase at South by Southwest where they were hailed as one of the highlights of the conference. [31] Turner recorded Parker's first single, "You're My Angel" / "Bad Women, Bad Whiskey", credited to Little Junior Parker and the Blue Flames. Ike Turner states the facts", "Ike Turner That Kat Sure Could Play! Resides in Punta Gorda, FL. Hailed as a "great innovator" of rock and roll by contemporaries such as Little Richard and Johnny Otis,[7][8] Turner received critical acclaim as well. Their cover of "I Want to Take You Higher" by Sly and the Family Stone was also successful on the charts in 1970. [34] The Tophatters had over 30 members, but they broke up into two groups after six months to a year. [138], After his death in 2007, Turner's autopsy and toxicology report showed he was taking Seroquel at the time of his death. [38], Soon after the release of "Rocket 88", Turner moved to West Memphis, Arkansas and played with various local bands. [10], In 2015, Rolling Stone ranked Ike & Tina Turner No. [8], Turner released two solo albums for United Artists Records, Blues Roots (1972) and Bad Dreams (1973). [38] Turner arranged for B.B. Turner gained experience performing by supporting Nighthawk at gigs around Clarksdale. "[227], Turner met San Francisco native singer Audrey Madison through a mutual friend in 1993. We had fights and there have been times when I punched her to the ground without thinking. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. [64], After Bonnie, Turner married a woman named Alice in Helena, Arkansas. "[181][182] In 2018, Tina told Oprah Winfrey that she only recently watched the film, but she could not finish it because she "didn't realize they would change the details so much. Like Brenston years prior, Gayles left Turner's band to pursue a solo career. The band consisted of Willie Kizart on guitar, Willie "Bad Boy" Sims on drums, vocalist Johnny O'Neal, Turner's nephew Jesse Knight Jr. on bass, and Turner's wife Annie Mae Wilson on piano and vocals. His early influences included Amos Milburn and Louis Jordan, as well as country music artists such as Hank Williams Sr. and Merle Travis. Louis. Tina found love again and Ike's life was cut short due to drugs. [91] It sold more than a million copies, and won the duo a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Group at the 14th Annual Grammy Awards. [60] Turner also attempted to poach Elmore James from Trumpet Records and record him for Modern. Turner played guitar and assisted in production on Walker's 1997 album Great Guitars; Walker paid him $5,000 a night for six songs. Like Father The Son: Musician By Profession Craig died in an apparent suicide in 2018. Turner was pronounced dead at 11:38am. The success of the single was followed by a string of hits including "I Idolize You", "Poor Fool", and "It's Gonna Work Out Fine" which gave them their second million-seller and their first Grammy nomination. Turner was cremated after the funeral service. His parents were Creole. The single, released in April 1951, reached number-one on the Billboard R&B charts in June 1951 and spent 5 weeks on top of the charts. [4][61], While in Helena, Turner tried to recruit Little Walter to record for Modern in January 1952, but Little Walter was on his way to Mississippi. Annie Mae left Turner for a policeman after they moved to East St. Louis, Illinois. However, it was a hit in Europe, reaching No. [79] Turner released two singles on the Stevens label (No. [216] In 2007, Turner told Jet that he had written Tina an apology letter, but had never sent it. After her 2013 wedding to Bach, Turner experienced three health issues in quick succession. [69] Around this time Turner discovered Billy "The Kid" Emerson in Greenville. [132] Turner's work on the tour led to the recording and release of his Grammy-nominated album Here & Now (2001). "[16], Turner attended Booker T. Washington Elementary School, then was promoted to Myrtle Hall in the sixth grade. "[34] Turner kept the name throughout his career, although it went through lineup changes over time. They had 2 children, Ike and Michael. Handy Blues Awards in 2002. Mia Turner is most famous as the daughter of singer and songwriter Ike Turner and Margaret Ann Thomas. Ike Turner is best known for his career as half of the duo Ike & Tina Turner with his former wife Tina Turner, but before he discovered her, Turner was already a pioneer in rhythm & blues and rock & roll. [16], His funeral was held on December 21, 2007, at the City of Refuge Church in Gardena, California. ", Turner was praised by his contemporaries for his influence. [234], Turner had a daughter, Mia Turner (b. [64] Turner recalled, "Bonnie played piano. [12] In 2002, Turner's performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival was released as a live album and DVD. The late Ike Turner stated quite often that he was married a whopping 13 times in his 76 years of life. [12], Turner began working on a collaboration album with Gorillaz's producer Danger Mouse and the Black Keys in early 2007. [88] He was inspired by Sheena, Queen of the Jungle and Nyoka the Jungle Girl to create her stage persona. Ronnie Turner, a singer and youngest son of rock and soul idols Tina Turner and Ike Turner, has died. and Ike's two children with Lorraine Taylor, Michael Turner (bottom left) and Ike Turner Jr (top left) . [29] The pair played drums and piano on radio sessions. I went through things with Ike, too, but there's a time to forgive and to let go. After a few years, Tina decided to officially adopt Ike, becoming his stepmother. Together they were, as Tina would later proclaim, nice and rough. [64] Bonnie was a member of the Kings of Rhythm as a pianist and vocalist. [211] Tina gave up her share of their Bolic Sound recording studio, publishing companies, and real estate. Murray offered a $20,000 advance for the song and suggested Turner "make her the star" of his show. 27 on the Hot 100. Ike and Tina Turner pictured with their son and step-sons Michael Turner (Son of Ike & Lorraine Taylor), Ike Turner, Jr. (Son of Ike & Lorraine Taylor), Craig Hill (Son of Tina &. He was 62. [164] He was honored with a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame in 2001. [206] Tina signed her legal name as Martha Nell Turner on multiple contracts. [156] Little Richard was inspired to play the piano after he heard Turner's piano intro on "Rocket 88", and later used it note for note on "Good Golly, Miss Molly". [38][39] He played juke joints alongside other local blues artists such as Elmore James, Muddy Waters, and Little Walter. Ike & Tina Turner pose for a portrait with their son and step-sons in circa 1972. On December 10, 2007, he told his assistant Falina Rasool that he believed he was dying and would not live until Christmas. She got married again in 2013 to Erwin Bach, who is 16 years younger than her. In 1952, under the alias Mary Sue, she released the single "Everybody's Talking" / "Love Is a Gamble" on Modern Records. [52], Unaware of songwriter's royalties, Turner also wrote new material which the Biharis copyrighted under their own names. [137][138] His performance is featured in the live concert DVD Demon Days: Live at the Manchester Opera House. Their early stage performances consisted largely of covers of popular jukebox hits. "[259] Despite his ill health, he collaborated with Gorillaz on their album Demon Days and performed the track with them at the Manchester Opera House in November 2005. [2], In 2002, Turner filmed Martin Scorsese's PBS documentary series The Blues, which aired in September 2003. [19] One day after Reese gave him a whipping, Turner knocked him out with a length of lumber and ran away to Memphis for a few days before returning home. While in Chicago, Turner backed Otis Rush; playing the signature vibrato guitar parts on "Double Trouble". [43][44] The record sold approximately half a million copies. [17] Turner was the younger of their two children, his sister, Lee Ethel Knight, was "some ten years" his senior. [114] Turner had plans to leave United Artists Records for a five-year $150,000 per year deal with Cream Records, which was to be signed on July 6. [9] 'Rolling Stone' editor David Fricke ranked Turner No. Records show that Turner added four years to his age. [95] For the next six years, they recorded on Warner Bros./Loma, Modern/Kent, Cenco, Philles, Tangerine, Pompeii, Blue Thumb, Minit, and A&M. Why Did Tina Turner Leave Ike? But "Rocket 88" does have a couple of elements which "The Fat Man" did not. If the drummer had to pee, I would play drums until he returned.There were no breaks. [224] She became his lead vocalist and they married in a private ceremony at Circus Circus Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas on July 4, 1995. [91], The Ike & Tina Turner Revue ended abruptly in 1976. At the first trial, the jury failed to reach a verdict, and at the retrial a year later he was found not guilty. Ike Turner is now deceased. [161], Turner won two competitive Grammy Awards. 1958) and Michael Turner (b. Craig's biological father was a saxophonist named Raymond Hill. He first embraced fatherhood with his live-in girlfriend, Lorraine Taylor, as they welcomed their first kid, Ike Turner Jr., in 1958. Turner, who was trained by ear and could not sight read, would learn the pieces by listening to a version on record at home, pretending to be reading the music during rehearsals. Unfortunately, Ike and Lorraine parted ways shortly after Turner Jr. and his sibling's arrival. When Bullock became pregnant by Hill, they lived with Turner and his live-in girlfriend Lorraine Taylor. . "[148], Reviewing Turner's 1973 album Bad Dreams, Robert Christgau wrote: "After twenty years of raking it in from the shadows, he's finally figured out a way of applying his basically comic bass/baritone to rock and roll. [83][84] Turner said he'd call her onstage, but he never did. [195][196] Lorraine already had two children of her own before she had two sons, Ike Jr. and Michael, with Turner. "[218][219], Turner married Margaret Ann Thomas in Las Vegas on April 11, 1981;[220] they divorced in 1990. [166] In 2004, he was awarded the Heroes Award from the Memphis branch of the Recording Academy. [49] He then became a freelance talent scout, session musician, and production assistant for Sam Phillips at Sun Studio, commuting to Memphis, Tennessee. [186] It was written with Nigel Cawthorne and Little Richard wrote the introduction. Likewise, he was married to Tina from 1962 to 1978. [123][124] After his release from prison, Turner told the press that he was nervous about returning to performing live, but had plans to return to the studio. Ike Turner was the innovator, for rhythm and blues and for rock 'n' roll. [148] Turner was an early adopter of the Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, buying one from O.K. [76] He also wrote and produced the Ikettes hit "I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)". [117], United Artists responded to the Turners' separation by releasing albums of compiled recordings from their last sessions together, Delilah's Power (1977) and Airwaves (1978). Some of the artist Turner backed on piano and guitar during this period include Elmore James, Johnny Ace and the Flairs. 2 on the Billboard R&B chart and No. His first recording, "Rocket 88" (credited to Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats), is considered a contender for the distinction of first rock and roll song. Ronnie was born on October 27, 1960, in St. Louis, Missouri. She was a pianist in his band, and they married in the mid-1950s. "[94] To assure he always had a record out while on tour, Turner formed multiple labels such as Sputnik, Teena, Prann, Innis, Sony and Sonja. [90], The single "A Fool In Love" was released in July 1960, and it became a national hit, selling a million copies. [53] They often purchased or claimed co-writer credit of songs written by artists on their labels using pseudonyms. Thank you again." ~ Helen Oates, UK Sacred Journeys Into Yoga TTC April 2017 22 Apr 2017 [3] Though primarily known as a guitarist, Turner began his career playing piano and personally considered it his main instrument. [237] He won a Grammy Award for his involvement with Turner's 2006 album Risin' with the Blues. 5 on the R&B chart. [89] He had the name "Tina Turner" trademarked, so that in case she left, another singer could perform under the same name. Love invited Turner and his band to play at his club. Izear Luster Turner Jr. was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi on November 5, 1931[15][16] to Beatrice Cushenberry, a seamstress, and Izear Luster Turner, a Baptist minister. 1960), with Lorraine Taylor. Tina Turner has four Children in total; namely Ronnie Turner, Raymond Craig Turner, Ike Turner Jr, and Michael Turner. [127], Turner reformed the Ikettes in the mid-1990s, which included his then-wife Jeanette Bazzell Turner and Michelle Love (Randi Love). [213] Turner admitted he took Tina for granted and called her "the best woman I ever knew. Ike Turner performing in Juan-Les-Pins, southern France, on the last day of the Jazz a Juan music festival. Ike wasn't someone you could forgive and allow him back in. "If I married her, he couldn't do nothing," he said. That's a lifetime achievement. How many children does Tina Turner have? Tina Turner's eldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has died in an apparent suicide aged 59. In 1959, he was born a year after his brother, Ike Turner Jr. [36] The other band led by Turner became the Kings of Rhythm. [26] WROX is noted for being the first radio station in Mississippi to employ a black DJ, Early Wright. Audrey Turner did an interview with Afro and stated that her husband, Ike, used to beat her because he had bipolar disorder, which caused severe mood swings and his cocaine use only exaggerated the problem. Includes Address (10) Phone (4) Email (1) See Results. [101] The failure of the single in America triggered Spector's retreat from the music industry. He asked for one more tour with me, and I said, 'No, absolutely not.' When Turner applied for his first passport in the 1960s, he discovered that his name was registered as Ike Wister Turner. Speaking on his early marriages, he said: "You gave a preacher $2, the papers cost $3, that was it. He was later told it was an act of retaliation over a woman with whom his father was having an affair. [190], Turner married Marion Louis Lee (Bonnie Turner) in Clarksdale on September 24, 1952. [203] He used a detective agency to locate Bell in Chicago and they divorced in 1974. Turner said, "we wanted to play blues, boogie-woogie and Roy Brown, Jimmy Liggins, Roy Milton. Ike & Tina Turner pose for a portrait with their son and step-sons in circa 1972. [175] In 2018, "Rocket 88" was chosen for the inaugural class of influential songs inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Singles. [73] A teetotaler at the time, he avoided drugs and insisted all band members also adopt this policy, firing anyone he even suspected of breaking the rules. "[51] King also maintained that Turner introduced him to the Bihari brothers. [42] Turner blamed Phillips for this misrepresentation. [128] They performed to positive reviews as the Ike Turner Revue. The now 82-year-old singer's life has been well-documented, including her allegedly abusive relationship with Ike Turner, whom she also performed with. The wailing saxophone and that distorted electric guitar. Wishing to exploit his Delta music connections, the Bihari brothers at Modern Records also hired Turner as a talent scout, paying him to find southern musicians who might be worth recording. [13] Tina did not attend because she took the year off from making public appearances, so Phil Spector delivered a speech at the ceremony on their behalf. [20] Despite their troubled relationship, Turner moved his stepfather into one of his homes in St. Louis after his mother died in 1959 and took care of him until his death in 1961. Nigel Cawthorneco-author of Turner's autobiographysaid: Although there had been black rock 'n' rollers who had made it big already, they really only played to a white audience. "I know I'm bipolar.And I've been bipolar, but a lot of people is bipolar," he told her. The model has an alder body in Sonic Blue with an Ike Turner signature in gold ink on the body under the clear-coat, with a maple neck in a 1960s "C" shape with a rosewood fingerboard, with 21 vintage frets. The French singer shared photos of her family in a carousel post with her statement. [131] Walker invited Turner to perform with him at the San Francisco Blues Festival and to tour in Europe. She had one son when she was just 18, and. Paramedics then rushed to the address in San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, where bystanders were attempting CPR. Tina, now 78, gave birth to Craig when she was 18 years old. [16] They married at A Special Memory Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas on October 8, 2006. [8] He later settled his account. [195] Sources often incorrectly refer to Taylor as one of Turner's wives, but she was his live-in girlfriend. Barry K. Thomas. Soon after his birth, his parents separated and he started living with his father. [242][243] After his father's death, he told Jet magazine: "I loved my father very much You can talk 5 or 10 minutes about the bad he's done. He was portrayed on Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update by Tim Meadows in a pageboy wig. Produced by Rogers, the remake received favorable reviews. [169][170], In 2004, Fender Custom Shop manufactured a limited edition Ike Turner Tribute Stratocaster. [81] Her sister was a barmaid at the club and was dating Turner's drummer Eugene Washington. He received negative publicity that was exacerbated in 1993 by the release of the film adaptation What's Love Got to Do with It. Tina Turner shared the news of her son's death Friday in an Instagram post. She had a stroke, got diagnosed with intestinal cancer, and both her kidneys failed, requiring dialysis. King was a great admirer of Turner, describing him as "The best bandleader I've ever seen. [31] Turner persuaded his mother to pay for piano lessons, but he did not take to the formal style of playing. [134] Turner appeared on the Gorillaz's album Demon Days (2005); playing piano on "Every Planet We Reach Is Dead". [121] In 1988, Turner attempted an ill-fated return to the stage with Marcy Thomas, Bonnie Johnson, and Jeanette Bazzell as his Ikettes. He is also inducted into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Ike Turner [1]1931-2007 Songwriter, musician, music producer Often vilified for the widely reported . [221] According to Turner, Tina suggested Ann fill in as an Ikette because although she could not sing, she was attractive. He was a great innovator. Lorraine Taylor is the daughter of Ike Turner and Lorraine Taylor. In 1986, Turner was arrested for cocaine possession. During the 1950s, Turner also worked as a talent scout and producer for Sun Records and Modern Records. Ike Turner Jr. With His Father As He Receives a Grammy Award. The single, released on King Records, peaked at No. [192] However, Turner asserted in his book that he is not the biological father. At first, I had really been in love with him. "[183] Phil Spector criticized Tina's book and called the film a "piece of trash" during his eulogy at Turner's funeral. [21], Turner recounted how he was sexually assaulted at the age of six by a middle-aged lady called Miss Boozie. The couple later divorced. Turner, who was a friend of Sly Stone, played guitar on Sly and the Family Stone's album There's A Riot Goin' On (1971). The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll rose to fame as the lead singer of Ike & Tina Turner before launching her solo career. Tina Turner and Ike Turner. [6] After his release in 1991, he remained drug-free until he relapsed in 2004, dying of a drug overdose in 2007. [71] A local DJ suggested he send the record to Sue Records in New York, where label owner Juggy Murray insisted on releasing the track with Bullock's vocal. 21 on the R&B chart. In June 1985, Turner was arrested and charged with conspiracy to sell $16,000 worth of cocaine, possession and maintaining a residence for selling or using a controlled substance. [12] Later that year, the duo released the blues oriented albums Outta Season and The Hunter on Blue Thumb Records. Louis. [46], The song is often cited as the first rock n' roll record [47] but in a later interview, Turner offered this assessment: "I don't think that Rocket 88 is rock n roll. This continued daily for some time. "The cause of death for Ike Turner is cocaine toxicity with other significant conditions, such as hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema", Supervising Medical Examiner Investigator Paul Parker told CNN. CIRCA 1972: Ike & Tina Turner pose for a portrait with their son and step-sons in circa 1972. [193], After Alice, Turner became involved with Annie Mae Wilson from Greenville, Mississippi. We just came and took it home. [16], Ike Turner Jr. released an album, Hard Labor, in 1987. Turner renunciou cidadania americana em 2013. [236] He was paroled into her custody in 1991. [4] According to Joe Bihari, Turner had brought King to his attention years prior. [250][16], By 1985, Turner's finances were in disarray and he owed the state of California $12,802 in back taxes. He was convicted of, 2015: Inducted into St. Louis Classic Rock Hall of Fame, This page was last edited on 2 March 2023, at 20:26. [64] Velma and Linda attended Turner's Mississippi Blues Trail marker unveiling in 2010. [233] Tina's son Craig Turner (19582018) with Raymond Hill was adopted by Turner and therefore carried his surname. Moreover, he holds American nationality and belongs to the African ethnicity. "[120] Turner struggled to find success due to his cocaine addiction and run-ins with the law. [239] He played bass guitar in his mother's band after his parents divorced and he later played in his father's band. "[8] B.B. [82] Through her sister and Washington, Bullock asked Turner to sing with his band. [87] That year, they headlined at the Waldorf Astoria New York and signed a television deal with CBS-TV. During the performance, he asked a woman named Anna Mae Bullock to come sing with him and he was impressed by her beautiful voice. He played at Johnny's Lounge and the Club Imperial which was popular with white teenagers. [125], Hip-hop group Salt-N-Pepa sampled Turner's composition "I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song)", released by the Ikettes in 1961, for their 1993 single "Shoop". I never knew he was no musician. [142] The Black Keys sent demos to Turner, but the project was temporarily shelved. [102][103] Following the song's success in the UK, Mick Jagger invited them to open for the Rolling Stones on their 1966 British Tour. In January 1987, Turner was arrested for trying to sell 10 ounces of cocaine to an undercover police officer; he pleaded not guilty. This man was playing the blues, rhythm and blues. We plan to record together. [98] Impressed by their performance, Spector negotiated a deal with their manager Bob Krasnow, head of Loma Records, offering $20,000 to produce Tina and have them released from their Loma contract. [228] Turner filed for divorce two months later on December 22, but after the divorce was granted they reconciled in 2007. [177] He was portrayed by Laurence Fishburne, whose performance earned him an Oscar nomination for Best Actor at the 66th Academy Awards. Ike & Tina Turner pose for a portrait with their son and step-sons in circa 1972. After Turner gained a strong following among both whites and blacks, he demanded that the clubs should be integrated. 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