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About Ike & Tina Turner

Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo, formed in 1960, consisting of the husband-and-wife team Ike Turner and Tina Turner. They performed live as the Ike & Tina Turner Revue, supported by Ike Turner's band the Kings of Rhythm and backing vocalists called the Ikettes. The Ike & Tina Turner Revue was regarded as "one of the most potent live acts on the R&B circuit".

The duo began performing together in 1957, and married in 1962. Their early recordings, which include "A Fool In Love", "It's Gonna Work Out Fine", and "I Idolize You", became high points in the development of soul music. The release of "River Deep – Mountain High", followed by a UK tour with the Rolling Stones in 1966 increased their popularity in Europe. Their later works are noted for interpretive re-arrangements of rock songs such as "Come Together", "Honky Tonk Woman", and "Proud Mary", the latter of which won them a Grammy Award in 1972. Ike & Tina Turner received the first …Read more on Wikipedia