The r&b singer Ike Turner died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Bandleader, singer, songwriter, and producer who worked in many different genres, like funk and blues. He released “Rocket 88.”
He was married six times: first to Lorraine Taylor, then to Bonnie Mae Wilson, to Tina Turner, to Margaret Ann Thomas, to Jeanette Bazzell, and finally to Audrey Madison. He had a total of seven children.
“Spector is a good guy, but he’s a nut. Ha, ha, ha! You know, I love him, but he’s unpredictable. He’s OK as long as he don’t drink.” (Ike Turner)
“I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself.” (Ike Turner)
“They have all different names for music. I think the music I’m going to change the style with is going to be really, really big-years and years after I’m gone.” (Ike Turner)
“I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae. That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm, and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones’ feeling, anyone’s feeling on top. Nobody has ever done this before, man.” (Ike Turner)
“I believe I was ahead of my time.” (Ike Turner)