On Wednesday, May 24, one of the most important figures in the history of modern music, Tina Turner, the “Queen of Rock & Roll”, died of natural causes at the age of 83, leaving behind a famous and musical career that earned him recognition. as a legend of soul and rock.
In 2016, Anna Mae Bullock, her real name, was diagnosed with intestinal cancer and passed away peacefully in Kusnacht, Switzerland.
Tina became a singer who marked more than one generation and her works have been marked throughout history.
Top 10 Tina Turner Songs
These are some of the songs for which Tina Turner will forever be remembered;
What love to do with
No song better represents being born in Brownsville, Tennessee, on November 26, 1839.
This song won three Grammy Awards and occupied a place in the pop music of the 80s.
The song passed through many hands before Turner’s. Cliff Richard, Phyllis Hyman, Buck Fizz and Donna Summer were all on the list of powerhouse acts, but Tina’s explosive personality made this song a true icon for an entire generation.
(It is simply the best
The song was released in 1989 on the album Foreign Affairs, and this part became Tina’s second anthem, a must-have in her greatest hits catalog.
This piece of “Acid Queen” was a song that started to send a message of female empowerment in the 1980s, with a song about the attitude of women dating women, feeling dominant in every way. It was an “instant classic” that also had a very special guest like Phil Collins on drums.
We don’t need another hero
She did the soundtrack for the movie Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, in which she played Tina alongside Mel Gibson, who plays the bad guy in the movie, Tia Ama. Another memorable piece.
One of Tina Turner’s sensual melodies, the song seems to fit her image and mood. Mark Knopfler wrote it for the band Dire Freti, but decided to give it to Tina because of the girl lyrics. As if that wasn’t enough, the song features the participation of one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in history: Jeff Beck.
The song itself is already legendary, originally by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and has been covered by many artists, but there is no cover like Tina’s. The version was written with her then-husband Ike Turner, and they made a top-notch single with adrenaline-pumping instrumentals.
Tina’s unique voice acting brings this miracle to life by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector. The 1966 song was the takeoff point in his musical career.
A cover of Al Green’s original song became a huge hit in 1983. It became his most successful single to that point in his solo career and was Al Green’s biggest hit in the UK.
In 1995 he was the subject of the James Bond film of the same name, played by Pierce Brosnan. The song was written especially for Tina by Bono and the Edge of U2, when Tina found out that she had been invited to sing a song for the new 007 movie.
I don’t wanna lose you
Tina Turner ended her 1980s success with this 1989 song and album Foreign Things. Got to enter the Top 10 charts in the United Kingdom by Albert Hammond and Graham Lyle, the same writer of ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’.