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Big Joe Turner
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TitleBig Joe Turner
AbstractObituary article about Big Joe Turner, an early Kansas City blues singer dying at the age of 74 on November 24, 1985 in California. Former singer and bartender "at the Sunset Club, owned by Felix Payne, managed by Piney Brown, and with house piano by Pete Johnson."
NotesJoe Turner. ..was one of the great urban blues singers whose predecessors were Big Bill Broonzy, Jimmy Rushing, and Blind Lemon Jefferson, and whose successors were the likes of Lightning Hopkins, B. B. King and Joe Williams, plus the deluge of rock 'n' rollers who have engulfed the world.
DateNovember 25, 1985
SourceKansas City Times
LocationVertical File: Jazz--People
Local SubjectTurner, Joe (Big Joe)
Blues Music
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID121945
CONTENTdm number26982
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