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    Default Re: Singer fired from Tina Turner musical after singing with Rolling Stones

    Contractual spat?

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    Willing to bet that there was a clause in her contract that prohibited her from taking other gigs during the run.

    And this was seemingly a pretty much last-minute gig. Did she clear it ahead of time with her agent and the theatre? Or was the stage manager left holding the bag?
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    Default Re: Singer fired from Tina Turner musical after singing with Rolling Stones

    I bet it comes back to bite Mr Musical director in the pinball wizard.

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    Of course, we don't know how it played out. Did she just no show without a word? Did she ask to go and was told no?

    Even though there was an understudy, she didn't show up willfully ( as opposed to being sick, incapacitated, stuck in air travel,or etc.) The show likely touts her as starring and word-of-mouth would be about her performance, so patrons may have gotten less than they paid for.

    In any event, fired or not, she can still claim credit for playing Tina plus singing with The Rolling Stones. Overall, a good career move, IMO.

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    Shame about Chanel, but more importantly it might be time for Mick and the grandpas to just quietly retire. Keith and Ronnie looked like a couple of cadavers but with less energy. Mick looked like he was afraid Chanel might bump into him and break a hip, and when they walked to the end of the gangway was he holding her arm to lead her out there, or was he holding her arm to steady himself and make sure he didn't fall over the side.

    60 plus years, its been a hell of a ride, but all things must come to and end and staying any longer they're only likely to start embarrassing themselves. Maybe the mics were set up not to capture any crowd noise, but it looked like they were struggling to gin up much in the way of enthusiasm on either side of the stage.
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    when they walked to the end of the gangway was he holding her arm to lead her out there, or was he holding her arm to steady himself and make sure he didn't fall over the side.
    You may differ, Kevin, but, here's footage from the same concert. Mick doesn't look at all like he might fall off the stage.

    I suspect he held her hand for her support, knowing that walking out in front of 50,000 screaming fans is akin to facing a supernova, or walking off the edge of a cliff.




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