Big Joe Turner

Live at the Music Machine 1983

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A pioneering jazz and blues vocalist whose powerful style paved the way for R&B and rock & roll, Big Joe Turner was 72 years old when he took the stage at the Los Angeles rock club the Music Machine in 1983 to show a new generation of roots rock fans how it was done. Featuring guest appearances by Lee Allen, Steve Berlin, and Gene Taylor of the Blasters, and jazz and blues giant Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson on sax, Live at the Music Machine 1983 features Turner tearing through a set of his best-known songs, including "Honey Hush," "Shake, Rattle and Roll," "Roll 'em Pete," "Corrina, Corrina," and many more.

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