sábado, 4 de junho de 2011

Tina Turner biography.

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock, November 26, 1939) is a Grammy-winning multi-platinum American rock / soul singer songwriter actress and writer, she is the most successful female rock artist of all time, she began her story career by joining Ike Turner to as Ike & Tina Turner Revue in 1960 they had a series of hits like "A Fool in Love" "It will be okay" a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Proud Mary" and the autobiographical "Nutbush City Limits" and was widely admired by his audiences and colleagues The couple originally met in a club where Ike’s band, Kings of Rhythm, was playing. After watching other audience members sing with the group, 17 year old Anna Mae Bullock grabbed the microphone. Her raspy voice attracted Ike, and she was invited to temporarily sing with the band. She soon became a permanent addition and was the lead singer on their first single, “A Fool in Love”. At Ike’s suggestion, she became “Tina Turner,” and as soon as he divorced his first wife, they were married. The group, now known as The Ike and Tina Turner Revue, were soon the stars of the soul circuit. By the time they reached The Ed Sullivan Show, they already had three Top 40 hits.

On January 11 1970, the Turners took over the Sullivan stage. Tina strutted out in a short, gold fringed dress, while The Ikettes, three girls in matching hot pink dresses, sang and danced behind her. Ike, in a hip lavender suit, stood in back, jammed on the guitar and kept an eye on things. “Proud Mary” (originally done by Creedence Clearwater Revival) had never sounded so funky. It’s a classic performance that starts out “nice and easy”, with Ike slowly singing “ro-lling on the rii-vaah”. But then the music picks up and they get to the “rough part” Tina warned us about.

After this three and a half minute tornado, The Revue quickly switched gears and did a soulful rendition of a song Ike wrote, “Bold Soul Sister.” Then Ed bid them farewell and told them he’d see them at the opening of the Las Vegas International Hotel, now the Las Vegas Hilton.

“Proud Mary” would be their biggest success, reaching #4 and winning them a Grammy Award. But plagued with controversy, Ike and Tina’s relationship would only last until 1978. When Tina began to pursue independence, Ike, fueled by cocaine, became abusive. Tina slowly crawled her way up, touring across most of Europe and Africa, and when she finally came back to the US, she was an international superstar. Her solo album, “Private Dancer” sold 11 million copies, and spawned the # 1 “What’s Love Got to do With it”. Tina wrote an autobiography that became a successful film, and remains active in the music industry. The duo was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991, and sixteen years later, 76 year old Ike died of a drug overdose.

After his divorce from Ike Turner (he had been abusing her for many years) she took on a solo career in the late 70th century, it was not until 1983 with the launch of a cover of Al Green's & # 8220, Let's Stay Together "as shecontinued to make one of the largest response to speech in music history Her fifth Solo album "Private Dancer" produced many hits and earned her four Grammy awards in 1985 she starred in "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" next to Mel Gibson and not only received a NAACP Image Award for her role as Aunty Entity, but also received a Grammy for "We Do not Need Another Hero" a song from the soundtrack album Next Tina took her story to the public through its best-selling biography "" I Tina written with Kurt Loder She followed "Private Dancer" with "Break Every Rule" and "Foreign Affair "Each album was followed by successful world tours Tina Turner announced that she would retire after the" Foreign Affair "Tour

Ike and Tina Turner were inducted to the Rock N Roll Hall ofFame in 1991 the same year she released her first greatest hits CD "Simply The Best" which went platinum in 1993 her life story was made into a movie "What's Love Got to do with it", she helped promote it with remakes of old Ike and Tina No She has also recorded three new songs for the soundtrack album Among the new songs was "I Don did not want to fight" which went to # 9 on the Billboard charts and was nominated for a Grammy, she followed the album with a U.S. tour

Tina Turner came out of retirement to making their first original album in 1995, following the success of her song & # 8220, Goldeneye "from the James Bond film of the same name, she released" Wildest Dreams "in 1996 became the spokeswoman for Hanes hosiery and started yet another world tour that continued into 1997One would think that at 56 Mary Turner had done enough to satisfy a lifetime of achievements, but there was more to come

In 1999, Tina Turner was 60 and released the album "Twentyfourseven" and a world tour followed, she said, once again that this would be her last tour, the "Twenty Four Seven" tour was ranked # 1 tour in 2000 In 2004 she released "good luck" his second greatest hits CD in Europe It was released in February 2005 in the U.S. and debuted at # 2 the charts

In December 2005, Tina Turner was honored with the prestigious Kennedy Award for his efforts in her musical career in 2006 Tina Turner and singer Elisa released the song "Teach Me Again" which went to # 1 song was in Italy for the movie "All the Invisible Children 'and all försäljning went to UNICEF

In May 2007, Turner returned to the stage to headline a benefit concert for Cauldwell Children's Charity at London's Natural History Museum This was her first full show in seven years, jazz pianist Herbie Hancock released an album to pay tribute to singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell entitled River: The Joni Letters, September 25, 2007 on the Turner contributed her vocals to a version of "Edith and The Kingpin" On October 16, 2007 Carlos Santana released an album entitled Ultimate Santana, Which featured Turner sings "The Game of Love"; a song originally intended for her to sing but who was released by Santana with Michelle Branch on the basis of demands from the record label In 2009, Turner took part in Beyond Singing projects with musicians RegulationCurti and Dechen Shak Dagsay This CD combined Buddhist songs and Christian choral music with a spiritual message read by Turner

Tina performed with Beyoncé at the 50th annual Grammy Awards in February 2008, it was Turner's first major public appearance since her record "Twenty - Four Seven Tour "In addition, she picked up a Grammy as a featured artist on the River: The Joni Letters On 5 May 2008 she performed in a concert at Caesar's Place in Las Vegas with längevän Cher

Turner began his" Tina!: 50th Anniversary Tour "October 1, 2008, which began in Missouri in Kansas City Sprint Center Album Tina!: Her Greatest Hits was released in support of Turner's tour North American tour proved a great success, selling out each day och list U.S. $ 477 million U.S. dollars her European tour has become the second highest-grossing tour worldwide list U.S. $ 835,000,000 in just 52 shows bringing their estimated total gross of over U.S. $ 130 million U.S. dollars, she had five sold-out show on TheO2

Tina currently lives in Switzerland and France with his long-standing companion Erwin Bach .

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