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  1. Frozen North doesn't hurt Vest's southern rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star Phoenix

    ... these old-timers before they went on. You can imagine what it's like to be 20 years old and be on stage with Big Joe Turner. It's the kind of thing you never forget." Vest was in his 60s before he broke into the Top 10 on the Billboard blues chart ...

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  2. Roots InspiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Tucson Weekly

    ... musical heroes, to do a tribute or homage record you would have to sound like them. Guys we knew growing up, Big Joe Turner, Lightning Hopkins and people like that, their sound was so personal. You'd basically have to imitate them to pay tribute," ...

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  3. More Than 'Lucky'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... Corral, which her stepfather ran at the time and where she opened for renowned acts including Etta James, Big Joe Turner and Taj Mahal, among others. That type of on-the-job training helped her hone her considerable skills, and her debut album, ...

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  4. BWW Reviews: Joe Turner's Come and Gone Helps Celebrate 100th Anniversary of KaramuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    As part of the celebration year, the theatre is reviving some of its most notable productions. Therefore, it is entirely appropriate that August Wilson 's personal favorite play in his "The Pittsburgh Cycle," JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE, be performed.

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  5. FOOTBALL: Blues must discover scoring touchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Wandsworth Guardian

    Blues assistant Gavin Macpherson has warned his side must discover their scoring touch when Leiston visit Imber Court on Saturday. Late goals from new signing Joe Turner and striker Bradley Hudson-Odoi grabbed a 2-0 win over Peacehaven & Telscombe in a game boss Jimmy Cooper's side dominated, but struggled to find the net.

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  6. CD reviews: Albert King, Kate Rusby, The Waterboys and Simply Rhythm and BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Messenger Newspapers

    ... inexpensive introduction to all that's best in r&b, drawing on classic archive recordings from the likes of Big Joe Turner , Bobby "Blue" Bland and legendary New Orleans singer and pianist Professor Longhair to name but a few. The excellent ...

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  7. The Spire Center for Performing Arts Presents An Evening with Sugar Ray and the BluetonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Spire Center for Performing Arts, the entertainment mecca of Plymouth, presents legendary blues sensation An Evening with Sugar Ray and the Bluetones on Friday, February 13 at 8 pm, at Spire Center for Performing Arts, 25 1 2 Court Street, Plymouth. Playing their unique style of blues the world over for almost forty years, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones trademark sound blends Chicago Blues in the style of Muddy Waters, Kansas City Swing in the style of "Big" Joe Turner; Texas Blues like "T" Bone Walker; and the swampy Louisiana sounds of "Lazy" Lester.

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  8. New Label for a New SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    ... a hothouse of jazz and blues experimentation in the 1940s. During World War II, Lionel Hampton, Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner and other jazz and blues artists settled there and pioneered a rollicking blues style with boogie-woogie syncopation, a ...

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  9. Bluesman shows no shortage of energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Glendale News-Press

    ... Orleans R&B epicenter the Dew Drop Inn brought him even greater exposure to the idiom's stars: "Little Richard, Joe Turner, T-Bone Walker, you name 'em, they came through. I was there for three years playing with Monday [through] Thursday and then ...

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  10. The Worst Of Neil YoungRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Weekender

    ... content with failing in one gimmicky genre, he has padded the album with three attempts at big-band blues. Big Joe Turner, this is not. The worst of these songs, "I Want To Drive My Car" and "Say Hello To Chicago," are the worst songs Neil Young ...

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  11. North Saanich's Jazz Vespers welcomes David VestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Penninsula News Review

    ... being shot at in a Bonnie-and-Clyde-style car chase and playing in moonshine hangouts. He has played with Big Joe Turner, Jimmy Dorsey Band and Bo Diddley. In 2012, he was voted Blues Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year by the Toronto Blues Society. ...

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  12. Bangkok Sh-BoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    'One Bourbon, One Scotch And One Beer', a follow-up to last month's 'World Beat' night at Studio Lam, promises to bring out the big guns of R&B The year 1954 was a busy one for R&B. Seminal and influential songs such as blues shouter Big Joe Turner's Shake, Rattle And Roll; It Should Have Been Me by Ray Charles; Goodnite, Sweetheart, Goodnite by the Spaniels; Sh-Boom by The Chords; and Just Make Love To Me by Muddy Waters dominated the R&B charts.

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  13. Five of Eric Burdon's blues mentorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... Business, among others, the blues shouter recorded Guilty!, a collaboration with Eric Burdon, in 1971. Big Joe Turner (1911-1985): The singer recorded the immortal Shake, Rattle and Roll in 1954, helping to usher in the rock 'n' roll era. Jimmy Reed ...

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  14. The movies are great ... but what about the comic books?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of the albums on hand include donations of records from musicians' collections, records by blues greats such as Joe Turner, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Roosevelt Sykes, James P. Johnston and Fats Waller, as well as classic blues, jazz, comedy and ...

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  15. MUSIC: Kevin Bryan's record reviewsRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Mansfield Chad

    ... vibrant archive offerings from the likes of Solomon Burke,Ray Charles and larger than life blues shouter Big Joe Turner,whose 1956 b-side,"Boogie Woogie Country Girl" is one of the highlights of the entire package. Hideko ...

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  16. Jackson Browne, Steve Tilston and Andy Fairweather Low & The LowridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Messenger Newspapers

    ... vibrant archive offerings from the likes of Solomon Burke, Ray Charles and larger than life blues shouter Big Joe Turner,whose 1956 b-side,"Boogie Woogie Country Girl" is one of the highlights of the entire package. This absorbing showcase for ...

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  17. Kevin Bryan's record reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... vibrant archive offerings from the likes of Solomon Burke,Ray Charles and larger than life blues shouter Big Joe Turner,whose 1956 b-side,"Boogie Woogie Country Girl" is one of the highlights of the entire package. Hideko ...

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  18. Roomful of Blues swings in for an FTC performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... such as "Dressed Up To Get Messed Up" and "Turn It On, Turn It Up" and songs performed with blues legends Joe Turner and Earl King, "Crawdad Hole" and "It All Went Down the Drain," respectively, it gave a taste of the breadth and span of band, which ...

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  19. Selling the blues scene with Wesley SmithRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Washington Times

    ... in 1995, several from the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival, Blues on the Bay Festival, Blues Blast, Big Joe Turner's Birthday Bash, Highway 61 Blues Festival, King Biscuit Blues Festival and the Sam Chatmon Blues Festival - just to name a few. ...

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  20. Premier Guitarist Joel Perry to Play at New Providence Memorial Library, September 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Alternative Press

    ... Sounds of Brazil, and Tramps. Joel Perry has performed with musicians including Papa John Creach, Ruth Brown, Big Joe Turner, Lavern Baker, Joni Mitchel, Herb Ellis, Rosemary Clooney, Leslie Gore, Margaret Whiting, Eddie Fischer, James Cotton, Percy ...

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