Ike Turner: gewaltttätiges Idol des Rock'n'Roll - Prügelnde Promis: Die gefährlichsten Kerle  - Er gilt als einer der ersten Rock’n’Roller überhaupt, manche behaupten sogar, er habe diesen Musikstil begründet. Vielen ist Ike Turner heute aber nur noch als der Mann bekannt, der Tina Turner geschlagen hat...

Ike Turner: gewaltttätiges Idol des Rock'n'Roll - Prügelnde Promis: Die gefährlichsten Kerle - Er gilt als einer der ersten Rock’n’Roller überhaupt, manche behaupten sogar, er habe diesen Musikstil begründet. Vielen ist Ike Turner heute aber nur noch als der Mann bekannt, der Tina Turner geschlagen hat...

Tina Turner with now ex-husband Ike Turner

Tina Turner with now ex-husband Ike Turner

Tina Turner's then-husband Ike Turner

Tina Turner's then-husband Ike Turner

William "Billy the Kid" Emerson attended FAMU.  He joined Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm after the Korean War. He then wrote & recorded hits for Sun Records, including When It Rains It Really Pours (later recorded by Elvis Presley) & Red Hot. He joined Vee-Jay Records & released Every Woman I Know (Crazy ‘Bout Automobiles). He eventually became the recording manager for Chess Records. Emerson formed Tarpon Records in 1966, & continued to play in clubs & on European blues tours for many years.

William "Billy the Kid" Emerson attended FAMU. He joined Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm after the Korean War. He then wrote & recorded hits for Sun Records, including When It Rains It Really Pours (later recorded by Elvis Presley) & Red Hot. He joined Vee-Jay Records & released Every Woman I Know (Crazy ‘Bout Automobiles). He eventually became the recording manager for Chess Records. Emerson formed Tarpon Records in 1966, & continued to play in clubs & on European blues tours for many years.

Ike Turner - I met Ike at the end of his life in a pharmacy in Vallejo Calf. in the early 90's he was on government assistance and in ill health.  SMH, good musician with clearly a lot of demons.

Ike Turner - I met Ike at the end of his life in a pharmacy in Vallejo Calf. in the early 90's he was on government assistance and in ill health. SMH, good musician with clearly a lot of demons.

At one time, Clarksdale's radio station WROX, which played Blues music, was located in the Alcazar.  Ike Turner was an elevator operator there. He became fascinated by the operation of the radio station and at the the age of eight, he started working at the station.

At one time, Clarksdale's radio station WROX, which played Blues music, was located in the Alcazar. Ike Turner was an elevator operator there. He became fascinated by the operation of the radio station and at the the age of eight, he started working at the station.

Ike Turner & The Kings Of Rhythm

Ike Turner & The Kings Of Rhythm

FAMILY A juicy look into the life of Rock and Roll Queen Tina

FAMILY A juicy look into the life of Rock and Roll Queen Tina

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