This day (November 24, 1985), in Inglewood, California, died Joseph Vernon Turner Jr. a.k.a Big Joe Turner, an American blues shouter who came to his greatest fame in the 1950s with his pioneering rock and roll recordings, particularly Shake, Rattle and Roll.
Digest Tracklist :
Shake, Rattle & Roll . Hide and Seek (1966) . Flip Flop Fly (1966) . Feelin’ Happy . Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop . Rockin’ Daddy .
Big Joe Turner Top 10 :
Shake, Rattle and Roll . Roll ’em Pete . Honey Hush . Flip Flop and Fly . Chains of Love . Boogie Woogie Country Girl . Corrine Corrina . Cherry Red . The Chill Is On . Sweet Sixteen .