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(Acrobat Music) 55 Tracks - This high-quality 2-CD set consists of selected singles from 1950 for... more

Big Joe Turner: The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD)

(Acrobat Music) 55 Tracks - This high-quality 2-CD set consists of selected singles from 1950 for the labels Imperial, Freedom and Aladdin, plus the complete A- and B-sides of his Atlantic Singles 1951-1960!

Article properties: Big Joe Turner: The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD)

  • Interpret: Big Joe Turner

  • Album titlle: The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD)

  • Genre Rock'n'Roll

  • Label ACROBAT MUSIC

  • Year of publication 2018
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0824046327521

  • weight in Kg 0.11
Turner, Big Joe - The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD) CD 1
01 Lucille
02 Love My Baby
03 Adam Bit The Apple
04 Still In The Dark
05 Just A Travelin' Man
06 Jumpin' At The Jubilee
07 Back-Breaking Blues
08 Chains Of Love
09 After My Laughter Came Tears
10 The Chill Is On
11 Bump Miss Susie
12 Sweet Sixteen
13 I'll Never Stop Loving You
14 Don't You Cry
15 Poor Lover's Blues
16 Still In Love
17 Baby I Still Want You
18 Honey Hush
19 Crawdad Hole
20 TV Mama
21 Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop
22 Shake, Rattle And Roll
23 You Know I Love You
24 Well Alright
25 Married Woman
26 Flip, Flop And Fly
Turner, Big Joe - The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD) CD 2
01 Ti-Ri-Lee
02 Hide And Seek
03 Midnight Cannonball
04 Morning, Noon And Night
05 The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)
06 Corrine, Corrina
07 Boogie Woogie Country Girl
08 Rock-A-While
09 Lipstick, Powder And Paint
10 Midnight Special Train
11 Feelin' Happy
12 After A While
13 Red Sails In The Sunset
14 Love Roller Coaster
15 World Of Trouble
16 I Need A Girl
17 Trouble In Mind
18 Teenage Letter
19 Wee Baby Blues
20 Blues In The Night
21 Jump For Joy
22 Got You On My Mind
23 Love Oh Careless Love
24 Tomorrow Night
25 Honey Hush
26 Chains Of Love
27 My Little Honey Dripper
28 Sweet Sue (Just You)
29 My Reason For Living
Big Joe Turner Tipping the scales in the vicinity of 300 pounds and well into his 40s when... more
"Big Joe Turner"

Big Joe Turner

Tipping the scales in the vicinity of 300 pounds and well into his 40s when rock 'n' roll blasted into the mainstream consciousness during the mid-1950s, Big Joe Turner was probably the unlikeliest star of the idiom's primordial era. Elvis hadn't even made his debut on the planet yet when Big Joe's booming voice shook the walls of swinging Kansas City gin joints on a nightly basis. Roll 'Em Pete, Turner's 1938 boogie masterpiece with pianist Pete Johnson, anticipated the primal excitement of rock 'n' roll in its relentless rhythmic drive, and his horn-powered postwar jump blues helped lay the foundation for the musical revolution that would soon follow. Unlike many of his peers who sadly fell forgotten by the wayside upon rock 'n' roll's rise, Turner would actually profit from the shift in demographics.

When Big Joe stepped up to sing, trivialities like microphones were an unnecessary luxury. During his formative years in Kansas City, it was said with no small degree of reverence that he could belt the blues from clear across the street while his band kept right on rocking the house where he originally counted the song off without the outsized singer ever missing a beat. It didn't hurt that the functionally illiterate Turner stockpiled a seemingly infinite storehouse of blues lyrics in his head that could be plugged into any song at any tempo. Big Joe was never more devastating than when he stood like an immovable mountain in front of a roaring bank of horns and a storming rhythm section, swinging like crazy on an open-ended up-tempo cooker that drove dancers and listeners alike into a frenzy.

Kansas City's indigenous brand of blues differed considerably from the blues styles developed in other parts of the country in that many of its leading practitioners hailed from a strong jazz background. Another distinguishing factor was K.C.'s reliance on huge horn sections. The city boasted an incredible array of influential big bands led by titans such as Count Basie, Jay McShann, Benny Moten, and Andy Kirk that deftly blended swing and blues into one irresistibly appealing whole. That Big Joe was exposed early and often to such jumping fare no doubt played an incalculable part in his development.

Horns aside, all Turner really required for accompaniment was a masterful pianist. To that end, he partnered with Pete Johnson, one of the very best in town, early in his amazing career. Together they helped fuel a full-scale boogie-woogie craze when they took New York by storm in the late '30s. Johnson was no longer there to accompany Turner when the singer launched his second extended stint in the limelight during the early 1950s, but that unquenchable penchant for stomping boogies that he helped instill in his younger partner stuck with Big Joe like glue to the very end.

Born May 18, 1911 in Kansas City, Big Joe was perfectly situated to follow his life's destiny. Under the corrupt regime of politician 'Boss' Thomas Pendergast, the town's plethora of nightclubs stayed open around the clock, serving up booze and all-night jam sessions where local musicians honed their chops and visiting stars sat in to test themselves against K.C.'s finest. This was a thrilling scene where a young singer like Big Joe owning rafter-rattling pipes could quickly establish himself as a force to be reckoned with...

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Tracklist
Turner, Big Joe - The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD) CD 1
01 Lucille
02 Love My Baby
03 Adam Bit The Apple
04 Still In The Dark
05 Just A Travelin' Man
06 Jumpin' At The Jubilee
07 Back-Breaking Blues
08 Chains Of Love
09 After My Laughter Came Tears
10 The Chill Is On
11 Bump Miss Susie
12 Sweet Sixteen
13 I'll Never Stop Loving You
14 Don't You Cry
15 Poor Lover's Blues
16 Still In Love
17 Baby I Still Want You
18 Honey Hush
19 Crawdad Hole
20 TV Mama
21 Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop
22 Shake, Rattle And Roll
23 You Know I Love You
24 Well Alright
25 Married Woman
26 Flip, Flop And Fly
Turner, Big Joe - The Singles Collection 1950-1960 (2-CD) CD 2
01 Ti-Ri-Lee
02 Hide And Seek
03 Midnight Cannonball
04 Morning, Noon And Night
05 The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)
06 Corrine, Corrina
07 Boogie Woogie Country Girl
08 Rock-A-While
09 Lipstick, Powder And Paint
10 Midnight Special Train
11 Feelin' Happy
12 After A While
13 Red Sails In The Sunset
14 Love Roller Coaster
15 World Of Trouble
16 I Need A Girl
17 Trouble In Mind
18 Teenage Letter
19 Wee Baby Blues
20 Blues In The Night
21 Jump For Joy
22 Got You On My Mind
23 Love Oh Careless Love
24 Tomorrow Night
25 Honey Hush
26 Chains Of Love
27 My Little Honey Dripper
28 Sweet Sue (Just You)
29 My Reason For Living