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Ike & Tina Turner


Tina Turner Peels Potatoes as She Raves Over 'River Deep'

Interview by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, July 1966

"I WAS knocked out by 'River Deep' the first time I heard it," exclaimed Tina Turner, peeling potatoes over the sink of her Los Angeles ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Her Man, His Woman

Review by Cliff White, New Musical Express, April 1976

RECORDED AND FIRST released as the Get It, Get It L.P. on the L.A. Cenco label circa 1965, this album was snapped up by Capitol ...


Ike & Tina Turner: Mother of Four Rocks in Revue

Interview by Ann Moses, Rhythm 'n' News, September 1965

IT ALL HAPPENED by accident. Tina Turner explained it this way: "While watching Ike on stage in St. Louis one night (he played the organ ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Ike And Tina Deep And High

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, KRLA Beat, May 1966

'River Deep, Mountain High', Ike and Tina Turner have signed with Phil Spector and there's no telling what fantastic sounds they'll come out with now! ...

Tracy Thomas, in Hollywood, visits the Exciting Turner Family

Interview by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, July 1966

THE TINY stage is packed; ten musicians in sleek, blue suits; the three young, pretty Ikettes in pop-art dresses; Ike Turner in more casual, but ...

John Mayall, Love, Petula Clark et al Albums

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, August 1966

Single minded blues men ...

The Beatles, Small Faces et al: New Singles

Review by Peter Jones, Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, August 1966

Wonderful new Beatles, and 2 versions of America's 'Napoleon' hit. Very good Small Faces & old Righteous Bros & Ike and Tina. Slower Nancy and ...

Ike and Tina Show Comes To Town — All Nineteen Of Them

Interview by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, October 1966

CARRYING a valet, two secretaries, the Ikettes — their three girl backing singers — two male singers Jimmy Thomas and Prince Albert, plus the Kings ...

The Rolling Stones/Ike & Tina Turner: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Miles, International Times, October 1966

I ATTENDED the Stones' concert at the Albert Hall which was fun though it turned out to be almost more of a happening than a ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Town Hall, High Wycombe

Live Review by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, October 1966

A SECOND, longer look at the Ike and Tina Turner rhythm and excitement band show at their first appearance off the Rolling Stones tour at ...

The Monkees, Ike & Tina Turner: Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Tracy Thomas, New Musical Express, June 1967

WELCOME MONKEES! And here is a preview of what you may see at Wembley... ...

The Ike And Tina Turner Revue: Streatham Locarno, London

Live Review by Bill Millar, Soul Music Monthly, April 1968

IN SEPTEMBER 1966, some seven thousand people saw the Rolling Stones and like & Tina Turner at the Royal Albert Hall and – judging by ...

Race Riots Drive Ike & Tina to Britain

Interview by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, April 1968

THERE'S A good chance the Ike and Tina Turner band and the Ikettes will be spending some time in Europe this summer... because of America's ...

Muddy Waters: Electric Mud (Chess); Various Artists: Demand Performance (Decca)

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, Guardian, The, February 1969

Muddy Muddy Waters ...

Ike & Tina Turner: River Deep-Mountain High; Outta Season

Review by Greil Marcus, Rolling Stone, May 1969

IKE AND TINA TURNER have been packing suitcases and riding buses for years, playing the Sportmen's Clubs and the Showcase Lounges, sometimes making it into ...

Ike & Tina Turner, Sam & Dave: Felt Forum, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, November 1969

Soul Selections Get Sensual Treatment From Tina Turner ...

Soul reviews

Review by Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 1971

Ike and Tina Turner: Hammersmith Odeon, LondonSly and the Family Stone: Greatest Hits (Epic) ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Deutches Museum Hall, Munich

Live Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1971

TO WITNESS the Ike & Tina Turner Revue is an experience in itself but, to make certain that a revue of the show got into ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Workin' Together #1

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1971

Part One ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Workin' Together #2

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, March 1971

Part Two: The Ike Turner Story ...

Ike and Tina Turner: Carnegie Hall, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, New York Times, The, April 1971

The Turners Shift To a New Category Called Porno Soul ...

The Stars Behind The Stars: Part Three — The Ikettes and Others!

Overview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, May 1971

IN THE last part of this series about vocal back-up girls, we'll deal with the numerous ladies who don't belong to any particular group plus ...

Ike & Tina Turner: What You Hear is What You Get (United Artists)

Review by Roy Hollingworth, Melody Maker, September 1971

Torrid Tina ...

The Roots of Ike Turner

Essay by Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, July 1972

IKE TURNER'S roots are blues roots. That's obvious, right? You hardly need some wise-ass young punk kid writer in good old PRM to lay that ...

Ike and Tina Turner: Hammersmith Odeon, London; Cockney Rebel: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Philip Norman, Times, The, October 1974

THE IKE AND Tina Turner revue is the most constant reminder of what a debt we owe to Phil Spector. Had Specter not produced Tina ...

Ike and Tina Turner, Caravan, John McLaughlin et al: Startruckin' 75

Report by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, August 1975

WHERE THE HELL is Lou Reed?Good question, if a trifle academic, but eminently suited for whiling away times in the coach by discussing. ...

Tina Turner: Acid Queen

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, October 1975

"WE TOURED FOR years with all the English groups and I always liked what they were singing about. ...

Ike & Tina Turner: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Hugh Fielder, Sounds, November 1975

THE IKE and Tina Turner roadshow breezed in and out of London in double-quick time last week, but they managed to stay at the Hammersmith ...

Ike and Tina Turner: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, November 1975

WELL, TO BE quite frank I thought they were fairly dreadful. ...

Ike and Tina Turner

Profile by Bob Woffinden, New Musical Express, December 1976

THAT THE Tina Turner-Phil Spector combination should have produced one isolated tour-de-force 45 was perhaps not surprising; after all, Tina more than anyone else was ...

What's Love Got To Do With It? (Dir.: Brian Gibson, Buena Vista Pictures)

Film/DVD/TV Review by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, July 1993

Tina: a legend in her own time ...

Ike Turner: What Love Had To Do With It

Interview by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, May 1999

Ike Turner last spoke to his ex-wife Tina in 1986. Since then, he tells Caroline Sullivan, he's taken too much flak ...

Ike Turner

Interview by Precious Williams, Scotland on Sunday, September 2001

"IF YOU KNOW ME, you love me," boasts Ike Turner, reclining in the sizzling sunshine and sipping a glass of water. An interesting claim ...

see also Phil Spector

see also Ike Turner

see also Tina Turner

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