Big Joe Turner
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Boogie Woogie Country Girl
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Shake, Rattle And Roll
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The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up, And Away)
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Honey Hush
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Corrine Corrina

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Big Joe Turner

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The premier blues shouter of the postwar era, Big Joe Turner's roar could rattle the very foundation of any gin joint he sang within -- and that's without a microphone. Turner was a resilient figure in the history of blues -- he effortlessly spanned boogie-woogie, jump blues, even the first wave of rock & roll, enjoying great success in each genre. Turner, whose powerful physique certainly matched his vocal might, was a product of the swinging, wide-open Kansas City scene. Even... Read more

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