Ike Turner

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  • Birth Name: Izear Luster Turner Jr.
  • Birth Place: Clarksdale, MS
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/05/1931, Scorpio
  • Date of Death: 12/12/2007
  • Profession: Musician; record producer; songwriter
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Tina Turner Marries Boyfriend of 27 Years

After dating for the last 27 years, Tina Turner and Erwin Bach got married in a civil ceremony in Switzerland over the weekend, Reuters reports.

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Pinetop Perkins, "Boogie-Woogie" Piano Man, Dies at 97

Pinetop Perkins, the boogie-woogie piano player, died Monday at his home in Austin, TX, according to his official website. He was 97.

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Survivor: China, Girls Dancin' On Subway Poles & More!

Five Remain on Survivor: China They’re tired, irritable and, quite frankly, really look like they need to eat a burger — or 10. With only five contestants left, time to start placing your votes as to who is actually going to be crowned Survivor: China. This week, everyone will be duking it out for a overnight trip to the Great Wall and some Mongolian BBQ. Then contestant numero 12 says bye-bye at tribal council. Who will it be? Watch it now! | More online videosSexy Pole Dancers on NYC SubwaysOh, the things people will do to make a buck. On a dare to win a cash prize, four exceptionally limber ladies showed their pole-dancing skills in a place they knew they would be appreciated — the NYC subways (the riders’ faces are priceless). Talk about ballsy! We're really hoping they win a nice chunk of change for their hard work because — take it from us — those trains aren’t exactly the cleanest things in the world to grind up against. More online videosS...read more

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Gimme Shelter
LIFE LESSONS WITH UNCLE IKE
Tina Turner's Love at First Sight Moment
Gimme Shelter

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Credits

Year Title Description
2006 Gorillaz TV Show Series, Performer
2003 The Blues: Godfathers and Sons
Season 1, Episode 5
Episode, Performer
2001 Late Night With Conan O'Brien: Episode Episode, Performer
1971 Taking Off Movie, Actor
1970 Gimme Shelter Movie, Actor

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Musician Ike Turner Dead at 76; Abused Ex-wife Tina Declines to Comment

From the Associated Press:"Ike Turner, whose role as one of rock's critical architects was overshadowed by his ogrelike image as the man who brutally abused former wife and icon Tina Turner, died Wednesday at his home in suburban San Diego. He was 76."'He did pass away this morning' at his home in San Marcos, in northern San Diego County, said Scott M. Hanover of Thrill Entertainment Group, which managed Turner's musical career.""There was no immediate word on the cause of death.""A spokesperson for Tina Turner, who endured a tumultuous and well-chronicled marriage to Ike, tells Access Hollywood, "Tina hasn’t had any contact with Ike in more than 30 years. No further comment will be made." read more

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