Happy Birthday Tina Turner

Happy birthday to Tina Turner, born November 26, 1939.

No one wanted Tina Turner in 1982...at least the heads of record labels. Six years after leaving Ike Turner with only 36 cents and the bloodied clothes on her back, Turner had established a successful solo career everywhere but on vinyl. A record deal seemed impossible for a woman in her early 40s who hadn't charted a hit in ten years, despite gravity-defying performances that put artists half her age to shame. > READ FULL BIOGRAPHY


 

Happy birthday to Tina Turner, born November 26, 1939.

No one wanted Tina Turner in 1982...at least the heads of record labels. Six years after leaving Ike Turner with only 36 cents and the bloodied clothes on her back, Turner had established a successful solo career everywhere but on vinyl. A record deal seemed impossible for a woman in her early 40s who hadn't charted a hit in ten years, despite gravity-defying performances that put artists half her age to shame. > READ FULL BIOGRAPHY


 

 
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Song of the Month - Ty Causey - "Contagious"
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