Category: seventies

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Ike & Tina Turner with their sons Michael (standing on the left), Ike Jr (sitting on the left), Craig (standing on the right) and Ronnie (sitting on the right), circa 1970.

Ike Jr and Michael are Ike’s kids from a previous relationship with Lorraine Taylor. Craig (1958-2018) was Tina’s eldest son she had at 18 years old with Raymond Hill, a saxophonist in Ike’s band the Kings of Rhythm. Raymond abandoned Tina when she was pregnant. Ike later adopted Craig and legally gave him his last name. Ronnie is Ike and Tina’s only child together born in 1960. She became pregnant with Ronnie while Ike’s common-law wife Lorraine was pregnant with Michael. Ike and Tina married in 1962. 

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Ike & Tina Turner during a press conference in London, October 1975.

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Jet magazine covers from 1975

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Isaac Hayes, Rick James, Barry White, Glodean White and Teddy Pendergrass circa 1978.

Photos by Bobby Holland

Ike & Tina Turner performing on The Midnight Special in 1974.

Angie Bowie

as comic book superhero

Black Widow

and Ben Carruthers as Daredevil in publicity photos for a proposed TV series in 1975.

Photos by Terry O’Neill

Sly and the Family Stone performing on The Dick Cavett Show – Airdate: July 13, 1970

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Ike & Tina Turner arriving at

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in January 1971.

Aretha Franklin photographed by Barry Feinstein in Los Angeles, 1972.

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Priscilla Presley and boyfriend Robert Kardashian pose for a photo session at her home in Beverly Hills, California on March 27, 1976.

Photos by Ron Galella