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throughout his career Tina Turner he made friends with many music stars, but also with actors, politicians and film directors. In the hours after his death, a large number of celebrities expressed their condolences on social networks; Here we present the messages that, as a tribute, were published by the friends of the queen of rock and roll.
The Italian singer made a successful duet with Tina Turner in 1997 (an English version of his song “Life things”). He posted on his account instagram a video showing them recording together, with the following message: “I am deeply moved by the news of the passing of one of the greatest female artists of all time, a great woman, a global icon. Tina has been a symbol for all of us in all her artistic and human ways. We lose the best, an extraordinary person. Hello Tina, I will always be grateful to you 💔❤️ Eros”.
The Puerto Rican shared an image in which he appears next to Tina and the Italian actress Sofia Loren, with the text: “Rest in peace, Tina 🙏. He flies high in love 🕊️”.
Beyoncé shared the stage with Tina Turner, and on his website he dedicated an emotional message to her: “My beloved queen. I love you infinitely. I am so grateful for your inspiration and all the ways you have led the way. You are strength and resilience. You are the epitome of power and passion. We are all very lucky to have witnessed your kindness and beautiful spirit that will remain forever. Thank you for all you have done”.
The leader of the group The Rolling Stones was friends with Tina since the 1960s, and posted on instagram photos showing them on stage at various stages of their careers: “I am so saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner. She really was an enormously talented singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny, and generous. She helped me a lot when I was young and I will never forget her”.
The acclaimed English guitarist wrote the theme song for Tina from her album private dancer, which was one of their most successful singles. Accompanying a photo showing them together, she wrote: “She was an inspiration to women of all ages and walks of life, and she was admired by great artists like beyoncé and Rihanna. Tina said that she wanted to be remembered as the queen of rock and rollAnd that’s exactly what it became.”
“I am devastated. What a woman! A friend and mentor. “It took two”, but there was only one Tina Turner“, was what he wrote in instagram the famous singer, who obtained a hit in 1991 along with the queen of rock and rolltitled “It takes two”.
One of Tina’s great friends was the driver Oprah Winfreywho shared a collection of photos in which they appear, and complemented them with the text: “I started as a fan of Tina Turnerthen as groupies complete, following her from show to show across the country, and then, finally, we became real friends. She is our timeless rock ‘n’ roll goddess who had a magnitude of inner strength that grew throughout her life. She was a role model not only to me, but to the world.”
cy curnin and Jamie West Orammembers of the British group The Fixxfondly remembered Tina, with whom they sang the song “Better be good to me”, other of the great successes of the artist: “Oh, adorable Tina! A tremendous loss. Rest in peace”. 💔
The members of the Irish band remembered the singer (for whom they wrote the song “Goldeneye” in 1995) with a photograph, accompanied by the message: “Rest in peace Tina Turner. The queen of Rock and Roll. And the queen of Goldeneye.”
The English singer and pianist shared a photo showing him with his great friend, writing: “We have lost one of the most exciting and electric artists in the world. A total legend both on recordings and on stage. She was untouchable. Condolences to Erwin and his family. The saddest news.”
“Rest in peace, Tina Turner…Really one of the greatest”, was the message with which the film actor as “First blood” and “Rocky” He complemented a photo in which he appears with the singer.
who was the wife of Elvis Presley mourned the death of Tina Turnerand revealed a curious fact about the king of rock and roll: “Tina Turner was one of Elvis’s favorite artists. When she took the stage, she was pure magic. I remember how she held an audience with an energy that was undeniably pure Tina! She has left a remarkable legacy and will be sorely missed by all.”
The Canadian singer served as the opener on the most successful tour of Tina Turnerin addition to having a hit with the duet “It’s only love”. in your account instagram He deeply thanked him for supporting him: “Rest in peace my dear Tina Turner, I will be eternally grateful for taking me on tour, going to the studio together and, above all, being your friend. Thank you for being the inspiration to millions of people around the world, for speaking your truth and giving us the gift of your incredible voice. My condolences to Erwin and his family. “It’s only love”… and that’s all”. ❤️
The former president of the United States remembered the singer with a photo and a text that reflects the admiration he feels for her: “Tina Turner it was raw. She was powerful. She was unstoppable. And she was herself unapologetically, speaking and singing the truth of her through joy and pain; triumph and tragedy. Today we join fans around the world in honoring the Queen of Rock and Roll, and a star whose light will never fade.”
Angela Bassett played Tina Turner in the 1993 film “What’s love got to do with it”, and never hid his admiration for the singer. In the long message she wrote in instagram highlights the following: “How do we say goodbye to a woman who took ownership of her pain and trauma and used it as a means to help change the world? Tina Turner showed others who lived in fear what a beautiful future filled with love, compassion and freedom should look like.”
Along with a black and white photo of Tina, the Canadian singer remembered her with the message: “What an incredible talent… what an inspiration for so many people… what a loss. I loved her very much…my sincere condolences to her family and loved ones of hers. Rest in peace, Tina – Celine xx…”
The Spanish singer turned to his video library to share a clip that shows him during an awards ceremony, giving recognition to the queen of rock and roll: “They have sent me this video of a VHS recording. I remember unlocked before the greatness of Tina. Rollin’ rollin’ rollin’ on to the glory 🙏❤️”.
In 1985 the Mexican singer was lucky enough to share the stage with Tina Turner for the recording of a commercial Pepsi. He set about locating the video and shared it on instagramattaching the text: “Today we say goodbye to #TinaTurner, one of the great stars who filled my heart with rock and with whom I was able to share the stage, an icon is leaving, “the queen of rock”, rest in peace”.
Finally, another music legend, Diana Ross, shared a photo showing her with Tina, writing: “Impressed. Sad. Sending condolences to the family of Tina Turner and their loved ones”.