Ike Turner

1931 - 2007

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Izear Luster "Ike" Turner Jr. (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ike Turner has received more than 5,725,592 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ike Turner is the 221st most popular musician (up from 299th in 2019), the 1,283rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,603rd in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Musician.

Ike Turner is most famous for his work as a musician.

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Among musicians, Ike Turner ranks 221 out of 2,675Before him are Lucio Dalla, Mauro Giuliani, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Eddie Cochran, Fats Domino, and Klaus Nomi. After him are Art Blakey, Peter Tosh, Louis Vierne, Carl Michael Bellman, Georges Prêtre, and Count Basie.

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Among people born in 1931, Ike Turner ranks 66Before him are Martinus J. G. Veltman, Stanislav Grof, Charles Taylor, Sam Cooke, Nawal El Saadawi, and Jack Swigert. After him are Hiroto Muraoka, Takashi Takabayashi, Richard F. Heck, Alfred Brendel, Stephen Boyd, and Mike Nichols. Among people deceased in 2007, Ike Turner ranks 37Before him are Ian Smith, Vladimir Kryuchkov, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Stanley Miller, Paul Lauterbur, and Barry Nelson. After him are Jaan Kross, Abdul Rahman Arif, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Jupp Derwall, Jane Wyman, and Arthur Kornberg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ike Turner ranks 1,283 out of 15,968Before him are Timothy McVeigh (1968), Lucy Liu (1968), David McClelland (1917), Dionne Warwick (1940), Danielle Steel (1947), and Rick Rubin (1963). After him are James Baldwin (1924), Jane Russell (1921), Red Cloud (1822), Mark Spitz (1950), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), and Rosalynn Carter (1927).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ike Turner ranks 62Before him are J. J. Cale (1938), Joe Jackson (1928), Joe Satriani (1956), Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Eddie Cochran (1938), and Fats Domino (1928). After him are Art Blakey (1919), Count Basie (1904), Duff McKagan (1964), Paul Stanley (1952), Marilyn Manson (1969), and Scott McKenzie (1939).