Mick Jagger Mourns Loss of ‘Wonderful Friend’ Tina Turner: ‘I Will Never Forget Her’

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The euphony manufacture is mourning nan nonaccomplishment of a legend. On Wednesday (May 24), Tina Turner died astatine 83 years old, prompting some fans and chap musicians to definitive their condolences connected social media — including The Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger.

“I’m truthful saddened by nan passing of my awesome friend Tina Turner,” Jagger captioned a bid of photos of him performing pinch nan precocious icon from decades past. “She was genuinely an enormously talented performer and singer. She was inspiring, warm, funny and generous. She helped maine truthful overmuch erstwhile I was young and I will ne'er hide her.”

Jagger famously performed pinch nan Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll astatine nan 1985 Live Aid performance astatine Wembley Stadium successful London. Together, nan duo performed “State of Shock” and “It’s Only Rock n’ Roll,” arsenic good arsenic “We Are nan World” pinch nan remainder of nan concert’s performers (Michael Jackson, Lionel Richie, Cyndi Lauper, Billy Joel and more). Jagger infamously ripped disconnected Turner’s skirt erstwhile they sang “It’s Only Rock n’ Roll” together.

Turner revealed successful an April question and reply pinch The Guardian, “I ever had a crush connected Mick Jagger. I loved erstwhile we toured pinch The Rolling Stones.” Ike & Tina Turner were invited to unfastened for The Stones’ 1966 U.K. circuit limb and she appeared arsenic a soloist for nan band’s American Tour successful 1981.

Turner’s decease was confirmed successful a connection posted to her Instagram account connected Wednesday afternoon. “It is pinch awesome sadness that we denote nan passing of Tina Turner. With her euphony and her boundless passion for life, she enchanted millions of fans astir nan world and inspired nan stars of tomorrow,” publication nan caption. “Today we opportunity goodbye to a beloved friend who leaves america each her top work: her music. All our heartfelt compassion goes retired to her family. Tina, we will miss you dearly.”

See Jagger’s station astir Turner here.

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