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  1. VIDEO / DVD: Video: Monk in Berlin, 1969Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | All About Jazz

    ... Caravan and Solitude followed by his Crepuscule With Nellie. Then on Blues for Duke, Monk was joined on piano by Joe Turner, Hans Rettenbacher on bass and Stu Martin on drums. Interestingly, Turner recorded for MPS soon after this concert. The ...

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  2. Filling the room with blues at Roy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | New Jersey Herald

    ... Turn It Up" and "That's Right!" as well as tunes the band had previously recorded or performed with blues giants Joe Turner ("Crawdad Hole"), Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson ("Somebody's Got To Go") and Earl King ("It All Went Down The Drain"). The band ...

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  3. Elder Music: 1953 Yet AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Time Goes By

    ... performer into rock and roll. He was already recording covers of jump blues artists, most particularly Big Joe Turner's songs, and he was also writing his own songs in the same vein, one of which is Crazy Man Crazy . At this time Johnnie was often a ...

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  4. Delbert McClinton Talks New Book, R&B Singer Who Changed His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... Hank Williams and picked up his first guitar. But, as he relates in the book, a pulsating tune by R&B giant Big Joe Turner rocked his teenage world into a veritable frenzy. "I was coming back from a camping trip," McClinton says, "and we were in ...

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  5. Blues legend set to rock the PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Seaway News

    ... technique. It was this very style that earned him gigs with blues legends, George 'Harmonica' Smith, Big Joe Turner, Pee Wee Crayton, Eddie 'Cleanhead' Vinson, Lowell Fulson, and Big Mama Thornton. MacLeod's career, which has spanned 29 years, has ...

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  6. The true king of rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Bangkok Post

    ... and a mellifluous, smooth baritone voice that contrasted sharply with "blues shouters" of the time like Big Joe Turner and Wynonie Harris. Lew Chudd of Imperial Records realised the potential of the song and released it; two years later, Fats ...

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  7. Fats Domino's Low-Key Brilliance: A Rock and Roll Pioneer, Criminally OverlookedRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2017 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... money playing raggedy pianos for rowdy crowds. Fats would perform his early influences like "Low Down Dog" by Big Joe Turner and the hit songs of Louis Jordan. But playing at The Hideaway helped Domino hone his stage persona-and it's where he'd ...

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  8. Tonbridge Angels midfielder Tom Parkinson needs ankle surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2017 | Kent Online

    ... after back-to-back victories. Alex Akrofi scored the winner in a 1-0 success at Burgess Hill on Saturday, with Joe Turner and Andre McCollin on target as Angels beat Dorking Wanderers 2-0 at Longmead on Tuesday. McKimm said: "We've kept two clean ...

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  9. August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean Comes to South Coast RepertoryRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and the film Power to the People; L. Scott Caldwell (Aunt Ester), a Tony Award-winner in August Wilson 's Joe Turner's Come and Gone, among her many honors and accolades on stage in film and on TV ("Lost"); Cleavant Derricks (Solly Two Kings) from ...

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  10. RECORDING: Joe Turner: Smashing ThirdsRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | All About Jazz

    Big Joe Turner was a blues shouter from Kansas City, Mo., who stood at 6-foot 2, weighed 300 pounds and was fundamental to the development of rock 'n' roll. He was the first to record Shake, Rattle and Roll in 1954.

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  11. Sonny Burgess, boisterous rockabilly singer, dies at 88Read the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... boogie-woogie piano. Burgess' singing style - gruff and often growling - recalled such urban blues shouters as Joe Turner and Smiley Lewis. "We Wanna Boogie," about a farm boy's night on the town - "runnin' like wildfire and hittin' that jug" - ...

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  12. How this Topanga Days festival singer babysat for a rock star and met blues royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... more fully than Ryder, who takes the main stage from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday. She tells of blues shouter Big Joe Turner sitting at the Corral bar while she warmed up his band. Every time she babysat for Bob “The Bear” Hite of Canned ...

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  13. How this Topanga Days festival singer babysat for a rock star and met blues royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... more fully than Ryder, who takes the main stage from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday. She tells of blues shouter Big Joe Turner sitting at the Corral bar while she warmed up his band. Every time she babysat for Bob “The Bear” Hite of Canned ...

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  14. Rites of Summer dance parties June 2 and 3Read the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Howard Gallagher. This sextet is fronted by the big voice of Eddie "Duato" Scheer - think Cab Calloway, Big Joe Turner, Louis Prima, Wynonie Harris; a red hot three-piece horn section (four this night, thanks to Sax Gordon) and Alizon Lissance on ...

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  15. Saturday Afternoon Music Featuring Two GreatsRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Aquarius Papers

    Our afternoon show features two people who had birthdays this week but I never had time to do tributes. Our afternoon show features the music of Big Joe Turner and producer Erik Jacobson.

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  16. When it comes to blues, these brothers are KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | The Daily Democrat

    ... road for 63 one-nighters. The brothers added to the list of big-name artists they've worked with: Ike Turner, Big Joe Turner, Albert King, Muddy Waters. T-Bone Walker. Lee said he'd never forget the time his father took the brothers to see Chuck ...

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  17. April 27 Vallejo A&E Source: When it comes to blues, these brothers are KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... road for 63 one-nighters. The brothers added to the list of big-name artists they've worked with: Ike Turner, Big Joe Turner, Albert King, Muddy Waters. T-Bone Walker. Lee said he'd never forget the time his father took the brothers to see Chuck ...

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  18. BWW Review: Art and Business Clash in Ma Rainey's Black BottomRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 1998, Corlis Hayes has been involved in several August Wilson plays around town, including The Piano Lesson, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, and Fences as both a player and a director. Although line problems cropped up occasionally in the rehearsal ...

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  19. ArtWalk returns to downtown WoodlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Daily Democrat

    ... begins at 7 p.m. The Twilight Drifters follow in the traditions of such artists as Bob Wills, Gene Vincent to Big Joe Turner and Joe Clay to name a few, bringing new life and energy to a classic American sound. Performing danceable tunes spanning ...

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  20. The reign of rock began with Chuck BerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Economist

    THE honour of having made the first rock'n'roll record is usually given to Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats for "Rocket '88'" . Like all musical firsts, this is hotly argued over: landmark singles by Bill Haley, Big Joe Turner, Elvis Presley and Bo Diddley are often considered close rivals.

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