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By AFP

24 May 2023   |  
7:44 pm

A pick of the most memorable hits from US pop icon Tina Turner:

A pick of the most memorable hits from US pop icon Tina Turner:

– ‘Proud Mary’ (1971) –

With her husband Ike Turner, Tina found fame with their version of the gospel-influenced “Proud Mary”, which had been released by Creedence Clearwater Revival two years earlier.

The duo’s take on the song, with its famous chorus about a Mississippi steamboat “rolling, rolling on the river”, was more rock and raunchy than the original, winning them a Grammy.

Tina continued to perform the piece when she went solo, and it would become one of her signature sounds.

– ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It’…



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