Big Joe Turner Was Born

Big Joe Turner (born Joseph Vernon Turner Jr., May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues performer from Kansas City, Missouri. 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 influenced multiple musical genres and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

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