Big Joe Turner

Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.

Also known as "Big" Joe Turner, 'Big' Joe Turner, ‘Big’ Joe Turner, B. Turner, BJ Turner, Brown, J. Turner, J.Turner, Joe 'Lou Willie' Turner, Joe Turner, Joe Turner And His Fly Cats, Joe Turrner, Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner, Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.,, L. Turner, L. W. Turner, Lou W. Turner, Turner
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Discography of Big Joe Turner:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies Volume 4 - Joe Turner 11 Audio Blues Spectrum
2 His Greatest Recordings 14 Audio 1971 ATCO Records
3 Great Rhythm & Blues Oldies 11 Audio 1982 Frog Records (5)
4 Flip, Flop And Fly 8 Audio 1989 Pablo Records
5 The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz Vol. 2 2 Audio 1957 Metronome
6 His Greatest Recordings 14 Audio 1973 Atlantic
7 Blues On Central Avenue 16 Audio 2002 Our World Entertainment, Inc.
8 Got You On My Mind 2 Audio 1959 Atlantic
9 Portrait 18 Audio 2002 Joan Records
10 The Very Best Of Big Joe Turner 16 Audio 1998 Rhino Records (2)
11 Every Day In The Week 23 Audio 1993 Decca
12 Nobody In Mind 45 Audio History
13 Kansas City Shout 11 Audio 1980 Pablo Records
14 Roll 'Em 15 Audio 1995 Orbis
15 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 17 9 Audio Curcio
16 Bosses Of The Blues---Vol.1 13 Audio 1988 Bluebird (3)
17 Patcha, Patcha, All Night Long 6 Audio 1985 Pablo Records
18 Things That I Used To Do 8 Audio 1977 Pablo Records
19 I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 33 13 Audio Curcio
20 Kansas City Shout 11 Audio 1980 Pablo Records
21 Rock This Joint 9 Audio Cleo
22 Start To Jump Because It's Jubilee 13 Audio 1986 Swingtime
23 The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner 4 Audio 1975
24 Jumpin' With Joe 16 Audio 1982 Charly R&B
25 Big Joe Rides Again 10 Audio
26 Singing The Blues 10 Audio 1967
27 Nobody In Mind 8 Audio 1976 Pablo Records
28 Corinne Corinna / Honey Hush 2 Audio 1974 Atlantic
29 Patcha, Patcha, All Night Long 6 Audio 1985 Pablo Records
30 The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz 10 Audio 1956 Atlantic
31 Shake, Rattle And Roll / You Know I Love You 2 Audio Atlantic
32 Joe Turner 11 Audio Bellaphon
33 The Bosses 10 Audio 1994
34 Kansas City Shout 11 Audio 1980 Pablo Records
35 Rhythm & Blues Years 32 Audio 1986 Atlantic
36 The Boss Of The Blues 14 Audio Riverboat
37 My Reason For Living / Sweet Sue 2 Audio 1960 Atlantic
38 Turns On The Blues 10 Audio United Superior Records
39 Sings The Blues Vol. 2 12 Audio 1965
40 The Bosses 10 Audio 1974 Pablo Records
41 Super Black Blues: Volume II 10 Audio
42 In The Evening 10 Audio 1976 Pablo Records
43 The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz 10 Audio 1960 Atlantic
44 I Understand 21 Audio 1979 WEA Filipacchi Music
45 Greatest Hits 14 Audio 1987 Atlantic
46 Big, Bad & Blue - The Big Joe Turner Anthology 61 Audio 1994 Rhino Records (2)
47 The Definitive Blues Collection 30 Audio 2007
48 The Bosses 10 Audio 1974 Pablo Records
49 The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz 10 Audio Atlantic
50 The Bosses 10 Audio 1974-11-00


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 [a=Pete Johnson]. In addition he worked with the pianists [a=Art Tatum] and [a=Sammy Price] and with various small jazz ensembles. He also appeared with [a=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 [a=Lou Willie Turner].

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1987 (Performer).


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