Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri. According to songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll would have never happened without hi. His greatest fame was due to his rock-and-roll recordings in the 1950s, particularly "Shake, Rattle and Roll", but his career as a performer endured from the 1920s into the 1980s.
When it comes time to describe the man's girth, writer Rolph Fairchild calls Turner "tall, powerful.
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Big Joe Turner – Hollywood Bed (Joe Turner & Pete Johnson an. :49. Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris – Battle of the Blues, Pt. 1. 2:47. Big Joe Turner – Little Bittie Gal's Blues. Big Joe Turner – Wee Baby Blues. Big Joe Turner & His Boogie Woogie Boys – Sally-Zu-Zazz. 2. 2:50.
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Joe Turner - Back Breaking Blues 03:03. Joe Turner - Jumpin' Tonight (Midnight Rockin') 02:23. Joe Turner - Battle Of The Blues, Part 1 02:49. Joe Turner - Lucille 02:32. Joe Turner - Battle Of The Blues, Part 1 02:51. Joe Turner - Battle Of The Blues, Part 2 02:50. Joe Turner - Story To Tell 02:32. Joe Turner - Going Home 03:04. Joe Turner - Jumpin' Tonight 02:23.