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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…

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  • Chris Brown's biggest idol.
  • Was there at the beginning. Rocket 88.
  • smh @ these comments....... but musical genius and "baggage" being connected to an artist are common patterns in music......very unfortunate
  • 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.
  • Underrated pioneer of rock-'n-roll [2]
  • COOOL~~~~\\\\\mm////
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  • Criminally underrated.
  • Underrated pioneer of rock-'n-roll.
  • wasnt this the guy who beat the crap out of tina?

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