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July 14, 2008 No road trip is complete without a great car. And while classic wheels aren't great for your carbon footprint — not to mention your travel budget — here are five songs that go well with a ride in an old-fashioned luxury gas-guzzler.
December 14, 2007 Ike Turner, the soul-music star and rock 'n' roll pioneer, died this week. He was 76, and reportedly suffered from emphysema. He shaped the sound of early rock 'n' roll, and in 1958 discovered a singer named Anna Mae Bullock — who'd soon become Tina Turner.
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December 13, 2007 Rock 'n roll pioneer Ike Turner died yesterday after a bout with emphysema. The artist was known both for his work in music and his abusive, womanizing past. Jet magazine features editor Margena Christian interviewed Turner a few months ago. She tells Farai Chideya how Turner felt about his reputation.
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December 12, 2007 One of the fathers of rock 'n' roll, Ike Turner, died Wednesday at age 76. Turner cut what is arguably one of the first rock 'n' roll records — Rocket 88 — with his band, The Kings of Rhythm. But he may be best known as the abusive ex-husband of Tina Turner, with whom he performed for many years.
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