53 Total Quotes

Ike Turner Quotes

Ike Turner
They have all different names for music. I think the music I'm going to change the style with is going to be really, really big-years and years after I'm gone.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
I can put a hip-hop beat to reggae. That is, I can have real reggae in the drums and in the rhythm, and on top of it I can put The Rolling Stones' feeling, anyone's feeling on top. Nobody has ever done this before, man.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
Keith Richards uses a Telecaster, but he takes the sixth string off and tunes it to G. And that's what The Rolling Stones use all the time.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
I was familiar with Stevie Ray Vaughan because I listened to him. He played a lot of copies off of different guys' styles and stuff.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
We're having time to give the younger generation today inspiration. Regardless of the obstacles that you have to overcome, how you can make it?
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
The basic tracks I originally cut on a computer at my house, and then I over-dubbed it live. But I got the feeling I wanted here on the computer.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
They'll probably start working on my movie sometime... They are doing a complete movie of my life story. It will not be based on any negativity. It will be more about my life, from a kid, how I came up and why I came through.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Life

Ike Turner
Most times, people have some acts that they really like. I mean, I don't have any in particular that I admire. I admire them all, you know.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #People

Ike Turner
I miss riding those fast trains in Japan... 'cause I'd never seen a train that fast in my life.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Life

Ike Turner
A lot of people believe that the movie is the true story, that Tina did. I don't wanna debate on Ike & Tina, but I have to say this one thing... That movie was the biggest lie, and even Tina said that it's a lie. And she don't like the movie. But she started put gas on the fire by supporting it.
Ike Turner
#Debate

Ike Turner
I used to write songs so fast like this, like snapping my fingers. Some of them didn't even have a title, for I just did the song.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
I never did drink, but I went over on the other end, with cocaine. But anyway, God helped me through it, so today, I'm healthy and fine.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #God

Ike Turner
Where's the talent at? There was a lot of people back in those days-Elmore James, Howlin' Wolfe-a lot of people in these days.
Ike Turner
#People

Ike Turner
Now as far as records today, like hip-hop and rap-house, whatever it is-the thing about it is, they make a lot of loops where they don't have to play about four bars or something ,and everything's just over and over and they just got to rap on top of it.
Ike Turner
#Rap

Ike Turner
Spector is a good guy, but he's a nut. Ha, ha, ha! You know, I love him, but he's unpredictable. He's OK as long as he don't drink.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Love

Ike Turner
They would come down in Mississippi, they hired me as a talent scout. And I would go all over Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and find out different artists for them.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Talent

Ike Turner
I'm really thankful to God, man. Like now, I'm really making a real comeback with my group. With or without a record, with or without a movie. And behind all the negative press behind this movie.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #God

Ike Turner
Walt Disney got away with portraying me in the light that they were portraying me in. I have always been a fighter, so... But I have no regrets, man. It's just like God brought me through the drugs, I know he'll bring me through this.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Disney

Ike Turner
I'm really shopping for a record deal, and I haven't had a chance to go around to the record companies yet. So far I just pressed up a few of them.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
I didn't know anything about publishing companies. I didn't know anything about writers royalties, and they kept me green, you know.
Ike Turner
#American Musician

Ike Turner
When you get my age, and like James Brown... You know, you do a little bit and let them do it. 'cause they have the wind, the air to keep it going.
Ike Turner
#American Musician #Age And Aging