How Anna Mae Bullock Became Tina Turner

Season 2 Episode 222
Aired on 08/25/2013 | CC tv-14
Anna Mae Bullock's life changed forever when Ike Turner, the lead singer of a popular St. Louis band, brought her on stage and handed her a microphone. Ike knew he'd found a star, and after Anna recorded the song "A Fool in Love," Ike changed her name on the record to Tina Turner. Watch as Tina explains how Ike tried to use the name to "own" her and recounts the first time he ever hit her.