About Ike & Tina Turner
The Ike and Tina Turner Revue was one of the highest energy ensembles on the soul circuit in the late â60s and early â70s. Their first hit, âA Fool in Love,â was recorded in 1961 when another singer failed to show up for a session. After several early â60s hit R&B singles, including âItâs Gonna Work Out Fineâ in 1961, they became major stars in England. A 1971 cover version of John Fogertyâs âProud Maryâ reached No. 4 on the pop chart. Ike and Tina divorced in 1976. TIMELINE November 5, 1931: Ike Turner was born.