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Tina Turner: an immense talent with a voice and back catalogue that unites disparate music lovers

By Freya Jarman, Reader in the Department of Music, University of Liverpool
On a few rare occasions (often at the end of a night), I’ve confided to my friends that Tina Turner was one of my biggest celebrity crushes. The revelation has usually been met with some surprise, and not unreasonably. Born in 1939, Tina was older than my mother and nearly 40 years older than me.

But to me, she was a complete goddess from the moment I first encountered her. I vividly recall a white button-down shirt and figure-hugging blue jeans (probably the Foreign Affair tour of 1990) and an awakening of teenage desire.

Turner has died aged 83. Reflecting now on her…The Conversation

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