When Artists Fight Over a Group Name

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Ike and Tina Turner

Following a string of hits in the '60s (including "Proud Mary") and a turbulent marriage, the rock 'n' soul duo Ike and Tina Turner divorced in 1977. The volatile Ike attempted to keep Tina's name in divorce negotiations. But when it was discovered that he didn't copyright the name, the queen of rock (whose real name is Anna Mae Bullock) was able to keep her stage moniker, one of the most iconic household names to date.

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