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African-American Women in Rock: Tina Turner

This is a guide to various resources at the Library and Archives that may be valuable to teachers who need resources relating to African-American women in rock and roll for use in their classrooms.

Ike and Tina Turner

A charismatic bandleader and an unbridled whirlwind of sexual energy formed one of the most formidable live acts in history.

Ike and Tina Turner were such a presence onstage that even their own albums don't do them justice. The explosive duo made such enduring hits as "River Deep - Mountain High," "Proud Mary" and "Nutbush City Limits." More on


All of our books on Tina Turner can be found here.

Spotify Playlist


All of our audio by Tina Turner can be found here.


All of our video of Tina Turner can be found here.

Tina Turner on YouTube

Ike and Tina Turner on Beat Club performing "Proud Mary"


Ike and Tina Turner on Soul Train


Archival Collections

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Rock Hall Video

Video from the Rock Hall YouTube channel.

Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, and others perform "Honky Tonk Woman" at the 1989 Hall of Fame Inductions.

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Ron Wood perform with Tina Turner and others on "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" at the 1989 Hall of Fame Inductions.

Behind the Scenes (Artifact Spotlight): Tina Turner's Shoes

All Access: The Story of Rock - Tina Turner

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