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Rock & TINA

A special treat for the French speaking readers (and they are many) of the TINA blog with this 1993 story featured in French Rock & Folk magazine. From her humble beginning to having a biopic made of her life at the age of 54, the article cover Tina’s career and also features an interview with Ike Turner. A very interesting read, sorry for not doing an English translation of it but as you can see the article is very long and unfortunately I don’t have much time to spend on translations these days… However if anyone feels like doing the dirty job and share it with all the fans, please feel free! Enjoy!



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Paris Loves TINA


It seems like everywhere in the world there’s hidden gems celebrating TINA. From the never dying posters surviving under a bridge in Germany to window painting of the Queen in a deserted St Louis street, here is a new found one in Paris. Located near the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret, this beautiful piece of street art has been created by artist Ilèa and now appears on the walls of the Rue Planquette. Don’t know if it will be permanent but if you ever are in Paris soon, guess it’s a nice spot to get your picture taken with TINA! Thanks to Gustavo for the tip!



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Tina at Baumanière

Tina Turner and Erwin Bach - France 2016

Tina Turner & Erwin Bach at the ‘Ousteau de Beaumanière’ – France 2016 (Instagram)

Tina Turner and her husband Erwin Bach were spotted at the French most elegant Ousteau De Baumanière located in the Les Baux de Provence! Happy cuisine staff even got the chance to have their photo taken with the legendary singer!


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One Night in Paris

Tina Turner - Stade De France - Paris 2000

It was fifteen years ago today! Fifteen years! And yet it still feels like yesterday.

Back in 2000, Tina Turner was back on the road with the massive stadium Twenty Four Seven World Tour. And of course, France is always on the map when it comes to Tina tours.

Take a 60 years old Rock Legend, add a 2 hours non-stop show and 80.0000 people cheering and you’ll end up with probably the best concert you’ll ever seen!

And since we like celebrations on the Tina Turner Blog, let’s celebrate this amazing show with photos and audio from that evening!

Enjoy and let us know what you think! Oh and don’t miss the very special sing along version of “The Best”…

Photos by Ben

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The boy from New York City

Ike & Tina Turner Live at Olympia Paris 1971

In the early nineties, one of my first cd i got after discovering Tina was “Ike & Tina Turner Live at the Olympia 71”. And i felt really lucky to have it while my collection was only flourishing… Most fans will tell you that they remember the exact time they heard certain songs, albums, the feeling of the moment and all the emotions that it gives…

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Rumor has it (Part 1)

Unknown magazine article (4) - Germany - 1985 - 02

When you have been under the spotlight for as long as Tina Turner, billions of things have been written about you. Your words (or not most of the time) have been translated in all kind of languages, creating stories from nothing, making headlines, selling papers. But beyond that, you also have concert reviews from professionals and more serious face to face interviews. Since we’ve been following Tina for so many years, we collected a lot of newspapers cut, some were send by friends, some comes from our personal collection. It is not always easy to find a right place for them in certain articles. So today we inaugurate a new series of posts entitled “Rumor has it’ and it will features various Tina Turner newspapers cuts, magazines scans from every country and era possible. Contributions are more than welcome! Enjoy!

Once again, when you are in the gallery, click ‘View Full Size” at the bottom right of the screen to be able to read them! 

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Tina Turner guest star at Lagrezette

Tina Turner was a special guest this weekend for the lauching of the wine season at Chateau Lagrezette in Caillac. She was once again invited by her friend Alain Dominique Perrin, former owner of Cartier! She was already there in 2003 with actor Jean Reno.

Source: LaDepeche.fr

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June 28, 1990: Tina’s boyfriend; Azzedine

An audience recording of Tina Turner performing her single I Don’t Wanna Lose You, live during her concert on June 28, 1990 at the Palace of Versailles in France. The quality of the recording is not the best, but what is funny about the track is especially Tina’s introduction: “I’m gonna do this one for, my boyfriend. I call him Azzedine.” She is referring of course to Tunesian-French fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa, who designed many outfits for Tina during the 1980’s. But who knows, maybe her then still ‘new’ boyfriend Erwin Bach was also in the audience! A romantic love song on a summer’s evening!




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April 12, 1992: Tina at the opening of Disneyland Paris

20 years ago today, Tina Turner performed at the Grand Opening of Disneyland Paris, Disney’s theme park just outside of Paris, France. Tina performed (lip-synching) her hit single The Best from 1989. The opening of EuroDisney on April 12, 1992, was a big event with many stars, and it was broadcast (live) in several European countries. In this video, Tina is introduced by German television host Thomas Gottschalk.


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March 26, 1985: Tina performs in Paris, France

27 years ago today, Tina Turner performed at the Zénith in Paris as part of her 1985 Private Dancer world tour. Below, you will find the songs I Can’t Stand The Rain and Help, taken from an audience recording of this show. Also, you will find a review of the concert that appeared in an Austrian newspaper (in German), and the set list of the concert. Thanks to Hans for providing the newspaper article!

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