Big Joe Turner

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A powerhouse of a singer and shouter, Big Joe Turner's swinging jump blues sessions of the '40s and '50s pointed the way toward rock & roll.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
Joe Turner Sings Kansas City Jazz
1953 Joe Turner Sings Kansas City Jazz Decca
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Thelonious Monk and Joe Turner in Paris
1954 Thelonious Monk and Joe Turner in Paris Vogue / RCA
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The Boss of the Blues
1956 The Boss of the Blues Collectables
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Joe Turner
1958 Joe Turner Atlantic
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Rockin' the Blues
1958 Rockin' the Blues Wax Time
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Big Joe Is Here
1959 Big Joe Is Here Atlantic
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Big Joe Rides Again
1960 Big Joe Rides Again Atlantic
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Joe Turner and the Blues
1960 Joe Turner and the Blues Savoy
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Singing the Blues
1967 Singing the Blues Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
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Bosses of the Blues, Vol. 1
1969 Bosses of the Blues, Vol. 1 Bluebird RCA / RCA
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The  Real Boss of the Blues
1969 The Real Boss of the Blues Ace
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Super Black Blues
1969 Super Black Blues RCA Victor / BMG
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Texas Style
1971 Texas Style Evidence
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Roll 'Em
1973 Roll 'Em BluesWay
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Life Ain't Easy
1974 Life Ain't Easy Original Jazz Classics
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The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner
1974 The Trumpet Kings Meet Joe Turner Pablo / OJC
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The Bosses
1974 The Bosses Original Jazz Classics
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Everyday I Have the Blues
1975 Everyday I Have the Blues Original Jazz Classics / Pablo / OJC
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The Midnight Special
1976 The Midnight Special Original Jazz Classics
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Things That I Used to Do
1977 Things That I Used to Do Original Jazz Classics
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In the Evening
1977 In the Evening Original Jazz Classics
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Nobody in Mind
1982 Nobody in Mind Pablo / OJC
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Blues Train
1983 Blues Train Muse
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Kansas City Here I Come
1984 Kansas City Here I Come Pablo / OJC
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Patcha, Patcha All Night Long
1985 Patcha, Patcha All Night Long Original Jazz Classics
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Shouting the Blues
1992 Shouting the Blues Specialty Records
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Johnny Otis Presents: The Best of R&B, Vol. 1
1993 Johnny Otis Presents: The Best of R&B, Vol. 1 Laserlight / Delta Distribution
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Swing Time Shouters, Vol. 1
1995 Swing Time Shouters, Vol. 1 Night Train
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Have No Fear, Joe Turner Is Here
1996 Have No Fear, Joe Turner Is Here Original Jazz Classics
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Live
2003 Live Mystic Records
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With Roomful of Blues
2014 With Roomful of Blues Rockbeat Records
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