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Break Every Record

Tina Turner - billboard magazine - August 1987

While this year we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Wildest Dreams Tour, let’s not forget about the Break Every Rule Tour that took place nearly 30 years ago in 1987-1988.

Tina’s second solo tour was even more successful than the Private Dancer Tour and will be eventually surpassed by the gigantic 1990 Foreign Affair Tour.

Today, a special edition of Billboard Magazine focusing on that specific tour. Features article by Kurt Loder, interview with Tina and manager Roger Davies as well as several add from collaborators praising Tina for her incredible tour & career! Enjoy!

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A new album – a new style

21 years ago today, Tina released her first ‘solo’ greatest hits album: Simply The Best. The album includes many of Tina’s biggest hits, including three new songs: Love Thing, Way Of The World and I Want You Near Me. It was Tina’s first sign of activity after her 1990 Foreign Affair tour, at that time billed as her ‘farewell’ tour. History learns that, luckily, two more farewell tours would follow. But maybe the biggest surprise of this 1991 comeback was Tina’s new hair style. Gone were the huge lion manes – the new look was short and classy. With this album, Tina proved to be ready for the 90’s! Continue reading for the press release that went out for the album. Thanks to Lars and Alan for the scans!

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Guess who’s back?

Check out this collection of advertisements from Billboard magazine to promote Tina Turner’s 1986 album Break Every Rule, and the first single of that album: Typical Male. Billboard is a magazine for the music industry, and record companies use the magazine to promote their new releases to music journalists and music trade insiders. Continue reading for some more of these beautiful ads – scans thanks to Lars and Marco!

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