Real Name:
Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.
Profile:
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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MG 36014 Big Joe Turner - Joe Turner And Pete Johnson album art Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson Joe Turner* And Pete Johnson - Joe Turner And Pete Johnson Emarcy MG 36014 US 1955 Sell This Version
1234 Big Joe Turner - The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz album art Joe Turner* The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz (Album) Atlantic 1234 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
8005 Big Joe Turner - Rock & Roll album art Joe Turner* Rock & Roll (Album) Atlantic 8005 US 1957 Sell This Version
HA-E 2173 Big Joe Turner - Rockin' The Blues album art Joe Turner* Rockin' The Blues (Album) Atlantic HA-E 2173 UK 1958 Sell This Version
8033 Big Joe Turner - Big Joe Is Here album art Joe Turner* Big Joe Is Here (Album) Atlantic 8033 US 1959 Sell This Version
1332 Big Joe Turner - Big Joe Rides Again album art Joe Turner* Big Joe Rides Again (Album) Atlantic 1332 US 1960 Sell This Version
R 2004 Big Joe Turner - Jumpin' The Blues album art Joe Turner* With Pete Johnson's Orchestra Joe Turner* With Pete Johnson's Orchestra - Jumpin' The Blues (Album, Comp) Arhoolie Records R 2004 US 1962 Sell This Version
332015 Big Joe Turner - Joe Turner Blues N°5 album art Joe Turner* Joe Turner Blues N°5(10", Album, Mono) Atlantic 332015 US 1962 Sell This Version
CLP 5383 Big Joe Turner - Joe Turner And Jimmy Nelson album art Joe Turner* And Jimmy Nelson (3) Joe Turner* And Jimmy Nelson (3) - Joe Turner And Jimmy Nelson (Album) Crown Records (2) CLP 5383 US 1963 Sell This Version
826 200 QY Big Joe Turner - Feel So Fine album art Buck Clayton, Big Joe Turner Buck Clayton, Big Joe Turner - Feel So Fine (Album) Fontana 826 200 QY Netherlands 1965 Sell This Version
BL-6006 Big Joe Turner - Singing The Blues album art Joe Turner* Singing The Blues (Album) BluesWay BL-6006 US 1967 Sell This Version
BTS-9002 Big Joe Turner - The Real Boss Of The Blues album art Joe Turner* The Real Boss Of The Blues (Album) Flying Dutchman BTS-9002 US 1969 Sell This Version
BLT E 8288 Big Joe Turner - Super Black Blues album art Super Black Blues Band, T-Bone Walker, Joe Turner*, Otis Spann Super Black Blues Band, T-Bone Walker, Joe Turner*, Otis Spann - Super Black Blues (Album) Flying Dutchman, BluesTime BLT E 8288 US 1969 Sell This Version
BTS-9009 Big Joe Turner - Super Black Blues: Volume II album art Leon Thomas / T-Bone Walker / Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson / Joe Turner* Leon Thomas / T-Bone Walker / Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson / Joe Turner* - Super Black Blues: Volume II (Album) Flying Dutchman, BluesTime BTS-9009 US 1970 Sell This Version
FLDX 533 Big Joe Turner - Turns On The Blues album art Big Joe Turner Turns On The Blues (Album) Kent FLDX 533 France 1970 Sell This Version
33.028 Big Joe Turner - Texas Style album art Big Joe Turner Texas Style (Album) Black And Blue 33.028 France 1971 Sell This Version
BDL 1003 Big Joe Turner - Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 4 - Joe Turner album art Joe Turner* Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 4 - Joe Turner (Album) Blues Spectrum BDL 1003 UK 1973 Sell This Version
1004 Big Joe Turner - Boss Man Of The Blues album art Big Joe Turner Boss Man Of The Blues(LP, Album) LMI Records 1004 US 1973 Sell This Version
2310 709 Big Joe Turner - The Bosses album art Count Basie / Joe Turner* Count Basie / Joe Turner* - The Bosses (Album) Pablo Records 2310 709 UK 1974 Sell This Version
MAMC 918983, CL 00918983 Big Joe Turner - Every Day I Have The Blues album art Big Joe Turner Every Day I Have The Blues (Album) Cleo Records MAMC 918983, CL 00918983 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
2310-0717, 2310 717 Big Joe Turner - The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner album art 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 Big Joe Turner - In The Evening album art Joe Turner* In The Evening (Album) Pablo Records 2310 776 UK 1976 Sell This Version
2310 760 Big Joe Turner - Nobody In Mind album art Joe Turner* With Milt Jackson / Roy Eldridge Joe Turner* With Milt Jackson / Roy Eldridge - Nobody In Mind (Album) Pablo Records 2310 760 Europe 1976 Sell This Version
2310 800 Big Joe Turner - Things That I Used To Do album art Joe Turner* Things That I Used To Do (Album) Pablo Records 2310 800 Germany 1977 Sell This Version
6.23624 AS Big Joe Turner - Let's Boogie Woogie All Night Long album art 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