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

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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