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Big Joe Turner: Boss Of The Blues

Read "Boss Of The Blues" reviewed by Ed Kopp


Besides helping to invent rock 'n roll with his hit “Shake, Rattle and Roll," Big Joe Turner was one of the most soulful blues shouters of all time. His best albums married the boogie-woogie piano stylings of the great Pete Johnson with a jazzy jumpin' horn section. Boss Of The Blues is arguably Joe's best recording, in part because he sang with particular gusto during these 1956 sessions. At the time, Boss of the Blues marked a nostalgic return to ...


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