Ike Turner was born.
Tina Turner was born.
Sam Phillips records “Rocket 88” with singer Jackie Brenston and Ike Turner’s band. for Chess records. This recording is widely considered the first rock and roll record.
Ike and Tina Turner hit #27 on pop and #3 on R&B with the Sue records single “A Fool In Love”.
Ike and Tina Turner hit #4 on the R&B chart and #38 (1/27/62) on the pop chart with “Poor Fool”.
Ike and Tina Turner #14 on pop and #2 on R&B “It’s Gonna Work Out Fine”.
After getting hurt during a jump, Jimi Hendrix gets an honorable discharge from the Army. Over the next three years, he will play numerous gigs and studio sessions with such R&B stars as Little Richard, the Isley Brothers, Ike and Tina Turner and Sam Cooke.
Ike & Tina Turner hit #4 with “Proud Mary.”
Ike & Tina Turner hit #22 with “Nutbush City Limits”.
Ike & Tina Turner are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame