IKE & TINA TURNER AND THE ROLLING STONES:

We all know about Ike's brutal abuse towards Tina.  One black female singer said Tina was visiting her in her dressing room and showing off the diamond ring Ike had given her earlier, when suddenly, Ike burst through the door, punched Tina in the eye and forcibly took the ring off her finger.

Before Ike got strung out on drugs, he was actually a good businessman.  He would get six-figure bank loans, lock the money in the safe for a week and then return the entire amount, paying the loan off.  This method gave him excellent credit and he was able to buy several apartment buildings.  He would lose all of his investments and a good portion of his money due to drug abuse.

Ike had a studio, "Bolic Sound," which was located in Inglewood. There was a kitchen, a place to shoot pool and three studios.  The place was tricked out with cameras and mirrors everywhere, that just added to the paranoia.  There was also a lot of cocaine, intimidation, humiliation and threats.  Ike often raved, ranted and shouted when he wasn't issuing orders and he loved "locking people in the studio, sometimes, for days at a time."

When the Rolling Stones came to visit Ike, he locked them in despite the fact the Stones management was outside banging on the door.  Mick and Keith tried to pull the bars off the windows. Still, he wouldn't let them out.  Ike had the Stones scared.

When Ike eventually let a friend leave, everyone ran out behind him, this is how the Stones got out.

Source: "Midnight Mover" by Bobby Womack

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