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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.

Tina Turner

The Queen of Rock and Roll.

"Tina Turner worked hard to reimagine the role of a Black woman in rock and roll – one not relegated to the edges. Her music and life empower her fans, giving them the courage and spirit to reclaim their own story in their own words." More on

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Spotify Playlist


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

YouTube Videos

Archival Collections

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Archival materials can be accessed by searching our catalog here. Please reach out through the contact form available on the Library & Archives website to request an appointment to access materials.


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


Influence & Legacy

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