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Big Joe Turner (Joseph Vernon Turner Jr., Kansas City, Missouri, May 18, 1911 – Inglewood, California, November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter.

Although he came to his greatest fame in the 1950s with his pioneering rock and roll recordings, particularly "Shake, Rattle and Roll", Turner's career as a performer stretched from the 1920s into the 1980s. (for stride pianist Joseph H. Turner (3.11.07-21.7.90) > Joe Turner)

Known variously as The Boss of the… read more

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  • Just listening to "Chains of Love", great Blues. RIP
  • Great Bluesman Big Joe. Very versatile, did a little bit of everything. Typical Last.fm headfuckery not correcting the tags all these years.
  • On est où là ? saison 1 - [Les homonymes] (Vidéo humour) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CosZehwkT3E
  • ну, вообще к отцам рок-н-ролла я б его не причислял - он просто забавный ниггер, не более.
  • you can continue to confuse or mix tracks with images or vice versa I do not care because the facts are present that you can not continue to simply deny.
  • Joe Turner, Big Joe Turner, with our without 'His Blues Kings'. maybe merge would be better.
  • There might be some BJT tracks wrongly on the Joe Turner page....... Take a look here http://www.last.fm/user/headey/library/tags?tag=not+joe+turner and consider using the "Suggest a correction" link to get them corrected.
  • shake, rattle n roll!
  • Cool, cool!
  • what's about "them their eyes" ?

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