In 1966 when she recorded with mad genius producer Phil Spector. Breaking musical barriers the record failed to break radio segregation but became a huge hit in Europe awarding Tina international fame.
In 1973 when she wrote one of Rock’N’Roll biggest anthem based on her hometown ‘Nutbush City Limits’
In 1984 when she made the biggest comeback in music industry topping the Billboard Charts in the US and the world with the album Private Dancer. She would receive four Grammy Awards the next year.
In 1985 when she duetted with Mick Jagger during Live Aid and ended up, well, with her legs totally free! Always be careful when Mick is around.
In 1988 when she filled the biggest stadium in the world, The Maracana in Rio in front of 188.000 fans, one of the largest concert crowds recorded in the 20th century.
In 1993 when Tina’s autobiography I,Tina was turned into a feature film starring Angela Bassett and Laurence Fishburne. Both actors received Academy Awards nominations for Best Actress and Actor for their portrayals of Ike and Tina. Bassett won the Golden Globe for Best Actress.
In 2000 when her Twenty Four Seven Tour grossed over 100$ million and puts Tina in the record books once again for selling more concert tickets than any other solo performer in history.
In 2005 when she was recognized by the Kennedy Centre Honors at the JFK Centre for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C.
In 2008 when she announced at nearly 70 years old one last major tour, travelling Europe and the USA during a 90+ dates marathon.
In 2018 when Tina’s life opened as a major West End musical on her life in London
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Our amazing Tina…I want to turn back the clock and experience the wonder that she is. Thanks for keeping all of us up to date.
Thank you, Ben! ❤
Forever a Queen! lI adore Tina Turner!!! Thanks for this great blog!
Tina is an inspiration to all of us
The world would be a better place if more people were like her
Simply the BEST
Amen! Thanks for commenting Jenny!
As usual Ben, well written. Tina is one of a kind, I have always said this. Thanks
Thank You! 🙂
Oh my gosh, such an amazing woman.
On Mon, Apr 2, 2018 at 11:21 AM Tina Turner Blog wrote:
> Ben posted: “In 1966 when she recorded with mad genius producer Phil > Spector. Breaking the musical barriers the record failed to break radio > segregation but became a huge hit in Europe awarding Tina international > fame. In 1973 when she wrote one of Rock’N’Roll bigg” >
How amazing that it was Tina, not Ike, that wrote a rock anthem. She should take pride in that.