Tina Turner, dubbed the “Queen of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” has died. The globe is in mourning over the passing of the iconic artist, with admirers uniting to express their wonderful memories.
Everyone appears to have distinct memories of the renowned singer, ranging from first hearing one of her songs to seeing her perform live. Interestingly, Prince William has a particularly memorable one concerning his mother, the late Princess Diana.
A few years ago, the future king mentioned listening to Tina Turner in the car with his mother and Harry. He even went so far as to describe his favourite music.
Tina Turner’s death was confirmed earlier this week, leaving the world in shock.
The singer, real name Anna Mae Bullock, died quietly in her new home outside Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday at the age of 83.
The future king claimed to being a Tina Turner lover and listening to her to keep many memories of his mother, Princess Diana, alive. William recalled how his mother would play The Best in the car to calm him down when he was nervous as a child.
“Harry and I went to boarding school when we were younger. “My mother used to play all kinds of songs to help me forget about going back to school,” Prince William explained.
“And one of the songs I massively remember and has stuck with me all this years, and I still, to this day, secretly like, is Tina Turner’s ‘The Best’ because sitting in the backseat, singing along,
“My mother would be driving around, singing at the top of her lungs.” We’d even get the cop in the car, and he’d occasionally join in on the singing.”
“You’d be singing and listening to music right the way out into the gates of school when they dropped you off,” the future monarch continued. When I listen to it now, it transports me back to those car drives and evokes many memories of my mother.”
William and Harry have always talked lovingly of their mum.
On the 20th anniversary of Diana’s death, the two brothers gathered to remember their mother.
“When everyone says,’she was funny, give us an example.'” “I can only hear her laugh,” Harry explained.
“She was one of the naughtiest parents; she’d come and watch us play football and smuggle candy into her socks, literally walking back from a football game with five packages of [candy].” And the entire blouse was stuffed with chocolates.”