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 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