Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner (born Joseph Vernon Turner Jr., May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri. According to the songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll would have never happened without him." 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. Turner was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

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Lyrics for songs by Big Joe Turner:

Roll 'Em [1973]

Cherry Red2:55 
Roll 'Em Pete2:48 

Things That I Used to Do [1977]

St. Louis Blues5:32 

Kansas City Here I Come [1984]

Kansas City4:28 

1941-1946 [1997]

Blues in the Night2:26 

Rocks in My Bed [2002]

Goin' to Chicago Blues3:00 

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