Ike Turner


Born: 11/5/1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA
Died: 12/12/2007
Age: 76
Cause of death: emphysema

Full name: Ike Wister Turner
Noted For: R&B musician, husband and performing partner of Tina Turner (1962-78); hits include "A Fool in Love" (1960), "River Deep-Mountain High" (1966), "Proud Mary" (1971), and "Nutbush City Limits" (1973). Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (1991). Imprisoned for cocaine possession (1990-93).

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