Mar 05, · Big Joe Turner is a master of Rhythmn and Blues and this CD is a great representation of his career. Flip Flop & Fly, Corrine Corrina, Shake Rattle & Roll, Midnight Special Train are a few examples of his honest straight forward music with a great band behind him. Play this CD and you can't help but move to the great sound/5(7).
“Rock and roll would have never happened without him,” songwriter Doc Pomus remarked in Rolling Stone magazine on the occasion of Big Joe Turner’s death in at the age of seventy-four. Turner, a Kansas City born-and-bred blues shouter, had already more than earned the appellation the Boss of the Blues when he found himself the harbinger of a new sound and style.
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 Lou Willie Turner. Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in (Performer).