Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner

Real Name:
Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.
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Big Joe Turner (May 18, 1911, Kansas City, MO, USA - November 24, 1985, Inglewood, CA, USA) was an American blues shouter.

Turner often collaborated with pianist Pete Johnson. In addition he worked with the pianists Art Tatum and Sammy Price and with various small jazz ensembles. He also appeared with Count Basie Orchestra.

Turner's most known recordings include: "Roll 'Em Pete", "Cherry Red", "Wee Baby Blues", "Chains of Love", "Honey Hush", "Flip, Flop and Fly" and "Midnight Special".

He was married to Lou Willie Turner.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 (Performer).
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Big Joe Turner Discography

Albums

35959A, 35959B Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson, Count Basie's Blue Five* Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson, Count Basie's Blue Five* - Roll 'Em Pete / Boogie Woogie(Shellac, 10") Columbia, Columbia 35959A, 35959B US 1938 Sell This Version
MG 36014 Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson - Joe Turner And Pete Johnson Emarcy MG 36014 US 1955 Sell This Version
1234 Joe Turner* The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz (Album) Atlantic 1234 US 1956 Sell This Version
8005 Joe Turner* Rock & Roll (Album) Atlantic 8005 US 1957 Sell This Version
HA-E 2173 Joe Turner* Rockin' The Blues (Album) Atlantic HA-E 2173 UK 1958 Sell This Version
MG 14012 Joe Turner* And The Blues'll Make You Happy Too (Album) Savoy Records MG 14012 US 1958 Sell This Version
MG 14016 Joe Turner* Careless Love(LP, Album) Savoy Records MG 14016 US 1958 Sell This Version
HA-E 2231 Joe Turner* Big Joe Is Here (Album) Atlantic HA-E 2231 UK 1959 Sell This Version
432 068 S, N 432068 Joe Turner* Big Joe Rides Again (Album) Atlantic 432 068 S, N 432068 France 1960 Sell This Version
R 2004 Joe Turner* With Pete Johnson's Orchestra Joe Turner* With Pete Johnson's Orchestra - Jumpin' The Blues (Album) Arhoolie Records R 2004 US 1962 Sell This Version
CLP 5358 Big Joe Turner & Jimmy Nelson Big Joe Turner & Jimmy Nelson - Joe Turner And Jimmy Nelson (Album) Crown Records (2) CLP 5358 US 1963 Sell This Version
826 200 QY Buck Clayton, Big Joe Turner Buck Clayton, Big Joe Turner - Feel So Fine(LP, Album) Fontana 826 200 QY Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
BL-6006 Joe Turner* Singing The Blues (Album) BluesWay, ABC Records BL-6006 US 1967 Sell This Version
BTS-9002 Joe Turner* The Real Boss Of The Blues (Album) Flying Dutchman BTS-9002 US 1969 Sell This Version
BT-29003 T-Bone Walker / Joe Turner* / Otis Spann T-Bone Walker / Joe Turner* / Otis Spann - Super Black Blues (Comp, Album) Flying Dutchman, BluesTime BT-29003 US 1969 Sell This Version
KST 542 Big Joe Turner Turns On The Blues (Album) Kent KST 542 US 1970 Sell This Version
33.028 Big Joe Turner Texas Style (Album) Black And Blue 33.028 France 1971 Sell This Version
BDL 1003 Joe Turner* Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 4 - Joe Turner (Comp) Blues Spectrum BDL 1003 UK 1973 Sell This Version
1004 Big Joe Turner Boss Man Of The Blues(LP, Album) LMI Records 1004 US 1973 Sell This Version
2310 709 Count Basie / Joe Turner* Count Basie / Joe Turner* - The Bosses (Album) Pablo Records 2310 709 UK 1974 Sell This Version
2310-0717, 2310 717 The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner* The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner* - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner (Album) Pablo Records, Pablo Records 2310-0717, 2310 717 US 1975 Sell This Version
2310 776 Joe Turner* In The Evening (Album) Pablo Records 2310 776 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2310 760 Joe Turner* With Milt Jackson / Roy Eldridge Joe Turner* With Milt Jackson / Roy Eldridge - Nobody In Mind(LP, Album) Pablo Records 2310 760 Europe 1976 Sell This Version
2310 800 Joe Turner* Things That I Used To Do (Album) Pablo Records 2310 800 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
6.23624 AS Big Joe Turner / Axel Zwingenberger Big Joe Turner / Axel Zwingenberger - Let's Boogie Woogie All Night Long (Album) Telefunken 6.23624 AS Germany 1978 Sell This Version