Joe Turner The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz
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Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up. Email address:. Thank You You have been subscribed to Amoeba newsletter. Cherry Red. Blues" He also performed with the Count Basie Orchestra. That's just what I need! Turner's records reached the top of the rhythm-and-blues charts. Turner had great success during with " Shake, Rattle and Roll ", which significantly boosted his career, turning him into a teenage favorite, and also helped to transform popular music.
I can't believe my eyes, all that mess belongs to you. Elvis Presley 's version of "Shake, Rattle and Roll" combined Turner's lyrics with Haley's arrangement, but was not a successful single. The song " Corrine, Corrina " was another great seller during After a number of successes in this vein, Turner quit popular music and resumed singing with small jazz combos, recording numerous albums in that style during the s and s. During the s and s he resumed performing jazz and blues music, performing at many music festivals and recording for Norman Granz 's Pablo Records.
Inhe toured in England with the trumpeter Buck Clayton and the trombonist Vic Dickensonaccompanied by Humphrey Lyttelton and his band. A sound recording of a club appearance made during this tour is not thought of sufficient sound quality to justify commercial issue.
He also toured Europe with Count Basie and his orchestra. He won the Esquire magazine award for male vocalist inthe Melody Maker award for best "new" vocalist ofand the British Jazz Johnnie Taylor Wanted One Soul Singer award as top male singer of Turner's career endured from Francis Inferno Orchestra Where Will You Be Spending Eternity barrooms of Kansas City in the s when at the age of twelve The Jammers The Jammers performed with a pencilled moustache and his father's hat  to European jazz festivals of the s.
Intwo years before his death, Turner was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. Turner died of heart failure in Novemberat the age of 74, in Inglewood, Californiahaving suffered from effects of arthritis, a stroke and diabetes. He was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in The New York Times music critic Robert Palmer wrote of "his voice, pushing like a Count Basie solo, rich and grainy as a section of saxophones, which dominated the room with the sheer sumptuousness of its sound.
Alvin discussed the song in issue 59 of Joe Turner The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz Blasters Newsletter. The brothers met Turner in Los Angeles, where he was playing in clubs on Central Avenue and living in the Adams district between tours in the s.
Phil Alvin opened Joe Turner The Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz Turner a few times with his first band, Delta Pacific. Turner continued mentoring the Alvin brothers until his death in He is pictured on the back cover of Lost Time. The biographical film The Buddy Holly Story refers to Turner and his contemporaries Little Richard and Fats Domino as major influences on Hollywho is portrayed collecting their vinyl recordings.
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