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The Ikettes

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The Ikettes were a trio (sometimes quartet) of female backing vocalists for the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. [1]

68 relations: A Fool in Love, Art Lassiter, Ashford & Simpson, Atco Records, Backing vocalist, Betty Davis, Bonnie Bramlett, Boz Scaggs, Brenda Holloway, Claudia Lennear, Clydie King, Da Doo Ron Ron, Daily Press (Virginia), Delaney & Bonnie, Dick Clark, Girl group, Honey Cone, Humble Pie, I Want to Take You Higher, I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song), Ike & Tina Turner, Ike Turner, In the Midnight Hour, Jo Armstead, Joe Cocker, Leo Sayer, Liberty Records, Martha Reeves, Maxayn, Minit Records, Mirwood Records, Modern Records, Mohegan Sun, Musician, Nickolas Ashford, P. P. Arnold, Patrice Holloway, Peter Frampton, Phil Spector, Phonograph record, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Record chart, Record label, Record producer, Redd Foxx, Rhythm and blues, River Deep – Mountain High, Royalty payment, Single (music), ..., Sly and the Family Stone, Solo (music), Songwriter, Steely Dan, Telen, The Ed Sullivan Show, The Johnny Carson Show, The Raelettes, The Stovall Sisters, Tina Turner, Trio (music), Truck Turner, Uni Records, United Artists, Venetta Fields, Welcome to Sweetie Pie's, White Americans, 20 Feet from Stardom. Expand index (18 more) »

A Fool in Love

"A Fool in Love" is the debut single for the team of Ike & Tina Turner.

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Art Lassiter

Arthur Lassiter (January 27, 1928 – August 4, 1994) was an American singer, known for his work with Ike Turner.

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Ashford & Simpson

Ashford & Simpson were a husband-and-wife songwriting-production team and recording duo of Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011) and Valerie Simpson (born August 26, 1946).

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Atco Records

ATCO Records is an American record company and label founded in 1955 as a division of Atlantic Records.

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Backing vocalist

Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.

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Betty Davis

Betty Davis (nee Mabry; born July 26, 1945) is an American funk and soul singer.

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Bonnie Bramlett

Bonnie Bramlett (born Bonnie Lynn O'Farrell, November 8, 1944) is an American singer and occasional actress known for her distinctive vocals in rock and pop music.

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Boz Scaggs

William Royce "Boz" Scaggs (born June 8, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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Brenda Holloway

Brenda Holloway (born June 21, 1946) is an American singer and songwriter, who was a recording artist for Motown Records during the 1960s.

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Claudia Lennear

Claudia Lennear (also rendered as Linnear and Lenier when she appeared on Stephen Stills' albums) is an American soul singer.

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Clydie King

Clydie King (born August 21, 1943, Texas) is an American singer, best known for her session work as a backing vocalist.

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Da Doo Ron Ron

"Da Doo Ron Ron" is a song written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector.

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Daily Press (Virginia)

The Daily Press Inc. is a daily morning newspaper published in Newport News, Virginia, which covers the lower and middle Peninsula of Tidewater Virginia.

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Delaney & Bonnie

Delaney & Bonnie were the American musical duo, singers and songwriters Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett.

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Dick Clark

Richard Wagstaff Clark (November 30, 1929 – April 18, 2012) was an American radio and television personality, television producer and film actor, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987.

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Girl group

A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together.

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Honey Cone

Honey Cone was an American R&B and soul all–girl vocal group, who are best remembered for their Billboard #1 hit single, "Want Ads".

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Humble Pie

Humble Pie were an English rock band formed by Peter Frampton in Essex during 1969.

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I Want to Take You Higher

"I Want to Take You Higher" is a song by the soul/rock/funk band Sly and the Family Stone, the B-side to their Top 30 hit "Stand!".

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I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)

"I'm Blue (The Gong-Gong Song)" is a song written by Ike Turner, produced by Ike & Tina Turner and recorded and released as a single by Ike & Tina's backing trio, The Ikettes.

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Ike & Tina Turner

Ike & Tina Turner were an American musical duo composed of the husband-and-wife team of Ike Turner and Tina Turner.

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Ike Turner

Izear Luster "Ike" Turner, Jr. (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record producer.

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In the Midnight Hour

"In the Midnight Hour" is a song originally performed by Wilson Pickett in 1965 and released on his 1965 album of the same name, also appearing on the 1966 album The Exciting Wilson Pickett.

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Jo Armstead

Josephine Armstead (born October 8, 1944), often known as "Joshie" Jo Armstead, is an American soul singer and songwriter.

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Joe Cocker

John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician.

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Leo Sayer

Leo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer, 21 May 1948) is a British born singer-songwriter musician and entertainer whose singing career has spanned four decades.

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Liberty Records

Liberty Records was a United States-based record label.

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Martha Reeves

Martha Rose Reeves (born July 18, 1941) is an American R&B and pop singer and former politician, and is the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha Reeves and the Vandellas.

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Maxayn was an American soul group of the 1970s.

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Minit Records

Minit Records was an American independent record label, originally based in New Orleans and founded by Joe Banashak.

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Mirwood Records

Mirwood Records was an American record label founded by former Vee-Jay executive Randy Wood in Los Angeles in 1965.

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Modern Records

Modern Music was an American record company and label formed in 1945 in Los Angeles by the Bihari brothers.

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Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun is an American casino, with of gambling space.

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A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.

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Nickolas Ashford

Nickolas Ashford (May 4, 1941 – August 22, 2011) was an American R&B singer and songwriter who formed the musical partnership Ashford & Simpson with his wife, Valerie Simpson.

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P. P. Arnold

Patricia Ann Cole (born October 3, 1946), known professionally as P. P. Arnold, is an American soul singer who enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom from the 1960s onwards.

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Patrice Holloway

Patrice Yvonne Holloway (March 23, 1951 – October 3, 2006) was an African-American soul and pop singer.

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Peter Frampton

Peter Kenneth Frampton (born 22 April 1950) is a British rock musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and guitarist.

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Phil Spector

Phillip Harvey Spector (born Harvey Phillip Spector, December 26, 1939) is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter who developed the Wall of Sound, a music production formula he described as a "Wagnerian" approach to rock and roll.

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Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

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Quincy Jones

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.

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Record chart

A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.

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Record label

A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Record producer

A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.

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Redd Foxx

John Elroy Sanford (December 9, 1922 – October 11, 1991), better known by his screen name Redd Foxx, was an American stand-up comedian and actor, best remembered for his explicit comedy records and his starring role on the 1970s sitcom Sanford and Son.

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Rhythm and blues

Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.

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River Deep – Mountain High

"River Deep – Mountain High" is a 1966 single performed by Tina Turner and credited to Ike & Tina Turner.

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Royalty payment

A royalty is a payment made by one party, the licensee or franchisee to another that owns a particular asset, the licensor or franchisor for the right to ongoing use of that asset.

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Single (music)

In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.

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Sly and the Family Stone

Sly and the Family Stone was an American band from San Francisco.

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Solo (music)

In music, a solo (from the solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung featuring a single performer, who may be performing completely alone or supported by an accompanying instrument such as a piano or organ, a continuo group (in Baroque music), or the rest of a choir, orchestra, band, or other ensemble.

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A songwriter is a professional who is paid to write lyrics for singers and melodies for songs, typically for a popular music genre such as rock or country music.

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Steely Dan

Steely Dan is an American rock band founded by core members Walter Becker (guitars, bass, backing vocals) and Donald Fagen (keyboards, lead vocals) in 1972.

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Telen is a daily local newspaper published in Notodden, Norway.

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The Ed Sullivan Show

The Ed Sullivan Show was an American television variety show that ran on CBS from June 20, 1948, to June 6, 1971, and was hosted by New York entertainment columnist Ed Sullivan.

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The Johnny Carson Show

The Johnny Carson Show is a 1955-56 half-hour prime time television variety show starring Johnny Carson.

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The Raelettes

The Raelettes (or occasionally The Raelets or The Raeletts) were an American girl group from the 1950s to 2003, formed, as the name suggests, to provide backing vocals for Ray Charles.

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The Stovall Sisters

In the 1970s, the Stovall Sisters were a gospel trio of recording artists consisting of Lillian, Netta, and Joyce Stovall.

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Tina Turner

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an American-born Swiss singer-songwriter, dancer, actress, and author.

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Trio (music)

In music, a trio (an Italian word) is a method of instrumentation or vocalization by three different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song.

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Truck Turner

Truck Turner (also known as Black Bullet) is a 1974 blaxploitation film, starring Isaac Hayes and Yaphet Kotto, and directed by Jonathan Kaplan.

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Uni Records

Uni Records (short for the label's legal name Universal City Records and rendered as UNI) was a record label owned by MCA Inc..

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United Artists

United Artists (UA) is an American film and television entertainment studio.

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Venetta Fields

Venetta Lee Fields (born 1941) is an American-Australian singer, musical theater actress and vocal coach.

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Welcome to Sweetie Pie's

Welcome to Sweetie Pie's is an American reality television series starring the family of former Ikette Robbie Montgomery, and also focuses on the running of their collection of soul food restaurants, Sweetie Pie's.

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White Americans

White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.

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20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom is a 2013 American documentary film directed by documentary filmmaker Morgan Neville and was produced by Gil Friesen, a music industry executive whose curiosity to know more about the lives of background singers inspired the making of the film.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ikettes

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