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I, Tina is a 1986 autobiography by rock singer Tina Turner, co-written by MTV news correspondent and music critic Kurt Loder. It described Turner's story from a girl born and raised in Nutbush, Tennessee (now known as Brownsville, Tennessee), to her initial rise to fame under the leadership of famed blues musician Ike Turner and her abusive relationship with the St. Louis guitarist that ended in 1976 before her famed 1980s comeback made her an international superstar in her own right. The book became a worldwide best-seller when it was released and led to the movie adaptation, What's Love Got to Do with It?, in 1993 starring Angela Bassett as Turner. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Rock is a form of popular music from the mid 20th century which typically features a vocal melody (often with vocal harmony) that is supported by accompaniment of electric guitars, a bass guitar, and drums, often with a strong back beat. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop/rock singer, Buddhist and occasional actress. ... MTV (Music Television) is a cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... Kurt Loder (born May 5, 1945 in New Jersey) is an American journalist, writer, and author. ... Nutbush, Tennessee Rural community in West Tennessee. ... Brownsville is a city in Haywood County, Tennessee, United States. ... Blues music redirects here. ... Ike Turner (born Izear Luster Turner Jr. ... Nickname: Gateway City, Gateway to the West, or Mound City Location in the state of Missouri Coordinates: Country United States State Missouri County Independent City Mayor Francis G. Slay (D) Area    - City 66. ... A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Whats Love Got to Do with It? is a 1993 biographical film which tells the life story of Tina Turner. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Angela Bassett Angela Bassett (born August 16, 1958 in New York City) is an African-American film actress. ...

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