Singing legend Tina Turner is coming out of retirement for a new tour. ( CM )
Eight years after quitting life on the road, the 68-year-old revealed she will kick off a new series of dates in Kansas City, Missouri on 1 October (08).
The announcement came during a special taping of Oprah Winfrey's talk show in Las Vegas on Saturday (26Apr08).
Turner revealed actress pal Sophia Loren convinced her to perform again, telling her she should stop "lolling about her Swiss home and get back to work."
The Oprah Winfrey show, which features a duet with Cher, will air on 8 May (08).