Big Joe Turner
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).