Tina Turner belonged to the world, but West Tennessee claims a little piece

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 26, 2023 7:04 PM CT | Published: May 25, 2023 6:15 PM CT
Chris Herrington
Daily Memphian

Chris Herrington

Chris Herrington covers the Memphis Grizzlies and writes about Memphis culture, food, and civic life. He lives in the Vollintine-Evergreen neighborhood of Midtown with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.

Tina Turner’s story bares some similarities to another closer-to-home Tennessee artist: Elvis Presley. But while Presley was given his crown early, Turner fought for hers over decades.


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