Tina Turner, born Anna Mae Bullock on Nov. 26, 1939, in Brownsville, Tenn., spent her earliest years on the Poindexter farm in Nutbush, an unincorporated area. She grew up singing in the choir of the Spring Hill Baptist Church.
Tina Turner got her big break when Ike heard her sing B.B. King's song "You Know I Love You". Ike produced the hit. In 1981 Tina told, People magazine "He couldn't believe that voice coming out of this little body...he said "My God!"
The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer was also a 12-time Grammy winner. Tina Turner leaves behind a laundry list of Rock & Rock hits. Her voice blessed decades with songs like, "Proud Mary", "Nutbush City Limits", "What's Love Got to Do With It" and "We Don't Need Another Hero". Tina's first release as Tina Turner was in 1960's "A Fool in Love". Her first song went No.2 on Hot R&B Sides chart and No. 27 on the Billboard Hot 100.
The Queen of Rock & Roll Queen had suffered various health issues in the recent years. In 2013 she suffered a stroke, in 2017 intestinal cancer, and a kidney transplant in 2017.