Happy Birthday to the Acid Queen



L. Bird pkeets at hotmail.com
Fri Nov 26 23:12:59 CST 2004


>BIRTHDAY GAL: Popular '60s singer and rock star Tina Turner, best known for 
>fiery renditions of ``Proud Mary,'' was born on this date in 1939 in 
>Nutbush, Tenn. She played the Acid Queen in The Who's 1975 fantasy film 
>extravaganza ``Tommy'' plus portrayed Aunty Entity in box office hit ``Mad 
>Max Beyond Thunderdome.'' Once she and husband Ike broke up Turner 
>reinvented herself with a new look and a 1984 top selling album ``Private 
>Dancer'' that included the hit single ``What's Love Got To Do With It?'' 
>Her autobiography ``I, Tina'' was parlayed into a successful movie with a 
>title that capitalized on the popular song. Turner just released a new 
>two-disc compilation album of her hits titled ``All the Best'' that 
>includes a newly recorded single.





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