Ike Tuner died yesterday

Two-time Grammy winner Ike Turner, rock ‘n’ roll hero yet overshadowed by allegations of drug addiction and spousal abuse, died December 12 at his San Marcos home at only 76.

Mr. Turner had lived in San Marcos since his release from prison in the early 1990s. During that time, he struggled to revive his musical career and shed his public image as a tyrannical bandleader who verbally and physically assaulted his former wife, singer Tina Turner.

Ike and Tina Turner abandoned their personal and show business partnership in the mid-1970s. In a statement Wednesday, Tina Turner said she has not talked to Mr. Turner in more than three decades…

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