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 him".
20. Nov. 2023 · Big Joe Turner (born May 18, 1911, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.—died November 24, 1985, Inglewood, California) American blues singer, or “shouter,” whose music included jazz, rhythm and blues, and boogie-woogie. He has been credited as a progenitor of jump blues and of early rock and roll.
Big Joe Turner. Big Joe Turner (* 18. Mai 1911 in Kansas City, Missouri; † 24. November 1985 in Inglewood, Kalifornien; eigentlich Joseph Vernon Turner Jr.) war ein US-amerikanischer Boogie-Woogie -, Blues - und Rock-’n’-Roll -Sänger.
1 Year: 1987 Inducted by: Doc Pomus Category: Performers Introduction Inductee Doc Pomus said that rock and roll wouldn’t have happened without Big Joe Turner. Indeed, Turner’s mastery of every genre including blues, jazz, R&B and swing gave way to his uptempo party hits.
Big joe Turner. Joseph Turner kam am 18. Mai 1911 in dem kleinen Ort Jackson bei Kansas City auf die Welt. In seiner Jugend mußte er sich aus einem brennenden Haus durch einen Sprung aus dem Fenster retten, wobei er sich beide Beine brach. Von diesem Sturz erholte er sich für lange Zeit nicht. Hinzu kam der frühe Tod seines Vaters.
Joe Turner was born and raised in Kansas City. In the late 1920s, he got a job as a bartender at the Sunset Club, a night spot owned by Felix Payne. It was there, while mixing drinks, that he started singing to house pianist Pete Johnson's accompaniment.
14. Mai 2010 · Big Joe Turner, known by many as the “Boss of the Blues,” was born Joseph Vernon in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 18, 1911. Turner is considered a major contributor to the development of the sound of Kansas City Jazz, and the early development of Rock n’ Roll. Drawing from Blues music vocal traditions, Turner’s style earned him the ...