Tag: Ike Turner

News

Andre Montgomery: Grandson Of “Sweetie Pies” Star Killed

Andre Montgomery, the 21-year-old grandson of “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” star Robbie Montgomery, was murdered on Monday night in North St. Louis. An aspiring rap artist, Andre was apparently murdered at a house that had a recording studio inside. He ...
Theater

Wildest Dreams: Tina Turner’s Life Story Becoming A Musical

Iconic rock and soul superstar Tina Turner has signed off on her life story being turned into a theatrical production. The 76-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has partnered with Dutch producer/businessman Joop van den Ende for “Tina: ...
Movies

Alicia Keys: Making A Movie About Bettye LaVette

In September of 2012, AlwaysAList.com wrote a story about soul singer Bettye LaVette’s riveting memoir, “A Woman Like Me” (Penguin Group). The spicy tome left no stone unturned, with juicy stories about LaVette’s fellow singers like Aretha Franklin (who she ...
Music

Adios, America: Tina Turner Giving Up U.S. Citizenship

Grammy-winning Rock icon Tina Turner is giving up her U.S. Citizenship. The 73-year-old “What’s Love Got to Do With It” singer is close to being granted citizenship in Switzerland. Turner, whose real name is Anna Mae Bullock, has lived in ...
Books

Bettye LaVette: Memoir Offers Sexual Escapades With Soul Icons & ...

I fell in love with Bettye LaVette in an instant! I was watching the Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 and this woman who I had never seen before walked across the stage, stood in front of the microphone and delivered ...