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Ike Turner: Beneath All That Tarnish

Bill Wasserzieher,, 2000

IKE TURNER – Tina’s ex-bad half – has a reputation for being the wicked prince of the blues. His former missus in her as-told-to/tell-all book, I, Tina, and the subsequent film, What’s Love Got to Do With It, made him out to be a wife abuser of monstrous proportions, somewhere down the evolutionary scale with Charles Manson and those horned demons Buffy slays on the WB.

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