time while I sang
November 6 marks 80 years of the legendary American singer, winner of 8 Grammy awards and the title of Queen of Rock and Roll Tina Turner. For more than 20 years, she lives in her villa in Switzerland, enjoys family happiness and enters the scene only for her own pleasure. But this was not always the case – there were times when life seemed to her a nightmare. What made Tina Turner make suicide attempts twice, how she found her happiness after 45 years, and who became her guardian angel – further in the review.
Tina Turner’s real name is Anna May Bullock. She was born in the provincial city of Natbush, Tennessee in a simple family. Her first stage was the local church choir. Anna had no friends – no one wanted to be friends with the Monkey, as the neighboring boys called her. She was the smallest and slender at school, for which she received such a nickname. The radio saved her from loneliness, the girl knew all the hits by heart.
When Anna was 10 years old, her parents divorced. Once, her mother went to St. Louis to visit relatives, and then said that she had met another man there and did not intend to return to her family. Continue reading