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In memoriam: Ike Turner
November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007
Originally shared by All About Blues Music
Ike Turner, who wrote R&R hit ‘Rocket 88’ with his cousin Jackie Brenston, passed away on December 12th 2007.
Ike was a big man on the post-WWII Blues scene in Memphis, as a pianist, bandleader & talent scout, but there was drugs and violence in his life, even before he met Tina.