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BIG JOE TURNER


BIG JOE TURNER
 
"Prosperous Chicagoan spends evening at home." Singer Big Joe Turner relaxes at home, Chicago, Illinois, 1941.


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Joseph Vernon Turner Jr
 
 
Description: Vocalist, Composer, US A
Known For: "Shake, Rattle and Roll" - 1954
 
Instruments: Voice
Music Styles: Jump blues, rock and roll, swing music
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.kclibrary.org/sc/bio/turner.htm
 
Date Born: 18th May 1911
Location Born: Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America
 
Date Died: 24th November 1985
Location Died: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Stroke
 
Summary: His Jazz era was in Kansas City but he made his name composing the well known, always played,’ Shake Rattle And Roll’
 
 
 
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