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From Tina to Robbie

Robbie Montgomery, Rhonda Graam and Carolyn Flagg at the Opening of Tina Turner Museum (Photo S.Evans)
Robbie Montgomery, Rhonda Graam and Carolyn Flagg at the Opening of Tina Turner Museum (Photo S.Evans)

One of Ike and Tina Turner most famous Ikettes, Miss Robbie Montgomery is releasing a new cookbook! The “Welcome To Sweetie Pie” star who was a close friend of Tina when she was an Ikette asked the Queen of Rock to write foreword for her new book. And here is what Tina Turner wrote:

Robbie and I worked together and I am happy for her success. Not only has she released this cookbook, but she has a successful business in a chain of restaurants, serving the food we grew up on.This cookbook will show you how to make good down home soul food. Love Tina Turner. I wish you the best with your cookbook Robbie, since you have the Midas touch I know it will be a success, just like your restaurants. And I am very happy for you and I am proud of all that you have accomplished.

Watch the video from Oprah Winfrey Network

“I can’t believe we’re doing it again…”

Tina Turner - Tina Live Tour 2008 2009 Backstage

Back in 2008 a promotional video was issued to the press for the announcement of Tina Turner’s 2008/2009 50th anniversary world tour. This video features footage backstage at her appearance on the Oprah show, the rehearsals for her Grammy Awards performance with Beyoncé earlier that year, as well as short interview bites from Tina. Here it is today plus extra footage of rehearsal! 



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Some Tina News

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Yesterday, we learned from Oprah’s Twitter that Tina Turner (74) had recently recovered from “a bad flu” that she contracted a few weeks ago in Zurich. The living legend is doing great so that is a first and happy news! Moreover we all look forward to hear more from Tina with the upcoming release of ‘Beyond, Love Within’.

Now there’s some other releases coming! Nothing to go crazy about (yet) but it still has to be noticed!

Tina Turner concerts arrives on SD BluRay disc (NOT FullHD): One Last Time 2000 & Celebrate 1999 on 1 disc. Pre-order on Amazon.

Bob Gruen’s LP/DVD version of Ike & Tina Turner ‘On The Road’ is almost out of order… Order it on Amazon before its too late!

A re edition of an Ike & Tina Turner ‘Best Of’ Lp with a very interesting tracklist. Order it on Amazon!

And finally the ‘Love Songs’ album is out now around the world. Order it via Amazon.com.

5 times Tina Turner made headlines in 2013

Tina Turner - Beyond 2013

What a year: a wedding, a Vogue cover, an interview with Oprah Winfrey and several other appearances. Not a bad “Tina Turner” year for us fans… Maybe too much to remember: therefore recap of all the Tina moments you shouldn’t have missed in 2013.

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The World Needs…

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Tina Turner about the World needs:

The World needs guidance, spirituality, find out who you are to get you on the right track and to stay in the light – Tina Turner 2013 –

Tina Turner about God:

God is of Love, compassion, forgiveness, appreciation. That is what we are born with and what we should live by; God is not in the image of a person for me. God is a Way of Life – Tina Turner 2013 –

Set you tv recorder! Never seen before footage from Tina Turner’s Next Chapter interview with Oprah will be broadcasted on this week episode of “Super Soul Sunday”. In this special edition of “Super Soul Sunday,” Oprah sits down with today’s top thinkers, teachers and spiritual leaders to discuss life’s big questions. Plus, don’t miss never-before-seen footage and surprise appearances by rock and soul queen Tina Turner, filmmaker George Lucas and more.
Shows air Sunday 22 at 11 a.m. ET on OWN.

Watch the 2 trailers from this week episode with Tina inside the post!

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Tina’s Next Chapter: “These are my glory days. This. Now.”

Tina Turner on Oprah's Next Chapter

Last night, Tina Turner appeared on ‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’, her first televised interview since her retirement from the concert stage in 2009. The program focused mainly on her life after hanging up her dancing shoes: the gaining of Swiss citizenship , her Vogue cover and of course her recent marriage to long-time boyfriend Erwin Bach. In a rare public appearance, the newlywed Bach also sat down together with his wife to reflect on their 25 year relationship. Oprah Winfrey not only asked Tina about recent events, but also about Tina’s unhappy first marriage to Ike Turner. The rock star also looked back on her last ‘farewell’ tour in 2009. The question on everybody’s lips: will there be a return to the spotlights? While Tina didn’t give a definite ‘no’, it seems more unlikely than ever, with Tina claiming that during her last world tour she was often ‘tired of singing and dancing’. Continue reading for the most important topics discussed during the television show, as well as several clips.

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BREAKING: TINA To Appear on Oprah!

Tina Turner, Oprah Winfrey and Erwin Bach in the south of France - July 2013. (Oprah)
Tina Turner, Oprah Winfrey and Erwin Bach in the south of France – July 2013. (Oprah)

Tina Turner is back! At least on American Tv… She sat down with good friend Oprah for “Oprah’s Next Chapter” that will air August 25th 2013 on OWN. This will be Tina Turner’s 6th tv interview with Oprah. 2013 is getting better and better for Tina Turner’s fans. We are all already very exited about this great news and can’t wait to learn more about it!

Photo above from Oprah’s Facebook: “Having dinner with Tina Turner and her new HUSBAND Erwin Bach after A++ interview. #NextChapter Aug 25.”

From Oprah.com:

“Oprah travels to the South of France for an intimate conversation with rock and roll legend Tina Turner. In the only interview following the iconic singer’s private wedding ceremony in Switzerland to longtime love Erwin Bach, Oprah joins Tina during a stop on their honeymoon, to talk love, retirement and her private life out of the spotlight.”

 It is  already announced on Oprah’s WebsiteWe will keep you update as soon as we have more infos!

Tina Turner’s wedding: Confidential

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Oprah Winfrey in Zurich – July 19, 2013 (Toto Marti/Blick)

Update: Oprah has been spotted jogging in Zurich on Saturday afternoon! This article confirms David Bowie participation. A glimpse at Tina & Erwin’s official wedding invitation inside the post… plus a new video with tv reports from Zurich’s Tv.

FANTASTIC “TINA TURNER WEDDING INTERVIEW” FROM HELLO HERE! (07/26/13)

Spiegel Mag revealed that drone aircraft were used by paparazzi to get the best pictures of the wedding! (01/08/13)

More details and photos inside the post

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