Synopses & Reviews
Ike Turner is one of the great unsung heroes of modern music. If he is known at all, it is as Mr Tina Turner: domineering, drug-crazed and violent. Not a nice chap: but in musical terms he was deservedly the King of Rhythm. Now respected rock and blues writer John Collis has written the first major study of one of music's most complex characters. Includes first ever complete Ike Turner discography.
The first major study of this controversial musician who fused the blues, R&B, and rock and roll.
Getting to "the heart and soul of his subject like no other rock writer" (Jan Wenner, "Rolling Stone"), Collis offers the first major study of Ike Turner, the controversial musician who fused the blues, R&B, and rock and roll. Photos.