- Name: Ike Turner
- Born: 11/05/1931
- Died: 12/12/2007 (76 years old)
- Occupation: Musician, songwriter, record producer, arranger, bandleader, talent scout
Izear Luster “Ike“ Turner Jr. (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer. An early pioneer of fifties rock and roll, he is best known for his work in the 1960s and 1970s with his then-wife Tina Turner in the Ike & Tina Turner Revue.
Birth Name: Izear Luster Turner Jr.
Alias: Ike Wister Turner, Icky Renrut, Lover Boy
Genre: R&B, Memphis blues, soul blues, blues rock, rock and roll, funk
Birth Place: Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
Death Place: San Marcos, California, U.S.
Ike Turner quotes :
They used to say it was bad for Indians to drink, but it's bad for anybody. When they drink they lose their cool, a lot of us. Like when we played with Sonny Boy, I would never get paid, you know. He would drink up all the money.Ike Turner