Mick Jagger mourned on Instagram the death of Tina Turner, aged 83, which happened this Wednesday (24). The Rolling Stones lead singer, 79 years old, said goodbye to the singer, his friend for decades, with whom the band performed several times and who inspired him to create the famous little dance he still performs on stage today.
“So saddened by the passing of my wonderful friend Tina Turner,” he wrote. “She really was an extremely talented artist and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped me so much when I was young and I will never forget her,” he said.
Tina said in an interview that she loved going on tour with the Stones and that she had a crush on Mick. “I’ve always had a soft spot for Mick Jagger. I loved it when we toured with the Rolling Stones,” she explained to the paper. The Guardian.
On stage, the two danced close together and sang to a thousand hits like Brown Sugar and It’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll – Tina, who already made new renditions of Gimmer Shelter in 1970, when she restarted her career, already in the early 80’s, embarked on into rock and opened many big name shows such as David Bowie.