Category: rock and roll

Ike and Tina Turner performing at the Hammersm…

Ike and Tina Turner performing at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, October 1975.

Ike designed Tina’s dress. He made up the stage name Tina because it rhymed with the name Sheena. He was inspired by “Sheena, Queen of the Jungle”

to create the image “Tina Turner.”

Jimi Hendrix performing at the Fillmore East i…

Jimi Hendrix performing at the Fillmore East in New York City on May 10, 1968.

Photos by Frank Mastropolo

Tina Turner as The Acid Queen in the film …

Tina Turner as The Acid Queen in the film “Tommy” (1975). 

Debbie Harry and Iggy Pop photographed by Ch…

Debbie Harry and

Iggy Pop photographed by Chris Stein, 1977.  

twixnmix: Janis Joplin and Gloria Swanson …

twixnmix:

Janis Joplin and

Gloria Swanson

on The Dick Cavett Show aired on August 3, 1970.

Tina Turner and Janis Joplin performing at Mad…

Tina Turner and Janis Joplin performing at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 1969.

Ike and Tina were supporting acts on The Rolling Stones American Tour.

(Photos by Joe Sia)

Cass Elliot on her television variety special …

Cass Elliot on her television variety special ‘Don’t Call Me Mama Anymore,’ Spetember 28, 1973.

Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry and Keith Richards…

Eric Clapton, Chuck Berry and Keith Richards at Chuck Berry’s Los Angeles home in1986 during the filming of Taylor Hackford’s documentary “Hail! Hail! Rock n Roll.”

Jimi Hendrix showing off his Gibson Flying…

Jimi Hendrix showing off his Gibson Flying V Electric Guitar with Mitch Mitchell and Noel Redding, 1967. 

Ike and Tina Turner performing on The Midnig…

Ike and Tina Turner performing on The Midnight Special, February 1974.