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Ike and Tina Turner, Mick Jagger, and Claudia Lennear backstage at Madison Square Garden on November 27, 1969.  

Ike and Tina were the supporting act to The Rolling Stones. Claudia Lennear was Mick Jagger’s girlfriend and an Ikette in Ike and Tina’s band for 3 years until she had a spat with Tina. The Rolling Stones song Brown Sugar is said to be about was written about Claudia and Marsha Hunt; Hunt was also Jagger’s girlfriend and mother of his first child, Karis.

(video of Mick Jagger playing Brown Sugar backstage with Ike & Tina)