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Ike Wister Turner (November 5, 1931 - December 12, 2007) was an American guitarist, pianist, bandleader, talent scout, and record producer. Considered to be one of the fathers of rock and roll, his first recording, "Rocket 88" (incorrectly credited to "Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats") in 1951, is considered by some to be the "first rock and roll song" ever. Turner is probably best known for his work with his ex-wife, Tina Turner as one half… read more

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  • Avatar for mahspears
    Chris Brown's biggest idol.
  • Avatar for richardneal
    Was there at the beginning. Rocket 88.
  • Avatar for i_love_mangos
    smh @ these comments....... but musical genius and "baggage" being connected to an artist are common patterns in music......very unfortunate
  • Avatar for Druid66
    Guy played a lethal guitar, ran one of the most successful R&B groups ever, and married the reigning queen of rock, then lost her because of his lousy behavior. Definitely one of the giants of guitar, be it R&B or rock.
  • Avatar for SantiagoOo
    Underrated pioneer of rock-'n-roll [2]
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  • Avatar for bonekhan
    Criminally underrated.
  • Avatar for NilsHolgersson
    Underrated pioneer of rock-'n-roll.
  • Avatar for OotoriJaz
    wasnt this the guy who beat the crap out of tina?

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