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Joe Turner

Joe Turner And Pete Johnson

Vocalion 4607 - Going Away Blues / Roll 'Em Pete - 1939

The Pete Johnson Boogie Boys (members Pete Johnson (born 24-March-1904 in Kansas City --- died 23-March-1967 in Buffalo, New York --- cause: ?) , Joe Turner, ..................)

Vocalion 4997 - Cherry Red / Baby Look At You - 1939

Pete Johnson Boogie Woogie Boy / Albert-Meade-Pete

Vocalion 5186 - Lovin' Mama Blues / Cafe Society Rag* - 1939 (session Joe Turner) *flip by Albert-Meade-Pete (members Albert Ammons, Meade Lux Lewis and Pete Johnson) 

Joe Sullivan (piano) Vocal Chorus By Joe Turner

Vocalion 5531 - Lowdown Dirty Shame / Solitude -  1940 

Benny Carter & His Orchestra (Joe Turner, members Benny Carter, Peter Carter, ..............)

Okeh 6001 - Joe Turner Blues / Beale Street Blues - 1939 (with Pete Carter and Benny Carter)

Joe Turner And His Fly Cats (members Joe Turner, .................................................)

Decca 18121 - 627 Stomp / Piney Brown Blues - 1940

Art Tatum And Band vocals Joe Turner / Art Tatum And Band 

Decca 8256 - Wee Baby Blues / Battery Bounce* - 1941 *flip by Art Tatum And Band.

Art Tatum And Band vocals Joe Turner 

Decca 8563 - Corrine, Corrina / It's The Same Old Story - 1941

Joe Turner

Decca 4093 - Rocks In My Bed / Goin' To Chicago Blues - ?
Decca 5496 - I Can't Give You Anything But Love / ? - ?
Decca 7868 - Nobody In Mind / Chewd Up Grass - ?
Decca 7889 - Blues On Central Avenue / ? - ?

Big Joe Turner and The Pete Johnson Trio (members Joe Turner, Pete Johnson, .........)

Decca 11001 - It's The Same Old Story / Rebecca - 1946

Joe Turner


Coral 65004 - Blues On Central Avenue / Sun Risin' Blues - 1949
National 4002 - My Gal's  A Jockey / I Got Love For Sale - 1946
National 4009 - Sunday Morning Blues / Mad Blues - 1946
National 4011 - Miss Brown Blues / I'm In Sharp When I Hit The Coast - 1946
National 4016 - Sally Zu-Zass / Rock Of Gibralter - 1946
National 4017 - That's When It Really Hurts / Whistle Stop Blues - 1946
National 9100 - Ooh Wee Baby Blues / Hollywood Bed (Cherry Red Blues) - 1946

National 9010 - S. K. Blues (Part 1) / S. K. Blues (Part 2) - 1946

Joe Turner with Pete Johnson

National 9011 - Johnson And Turner Blues / Watch That Jive - 1946

Big Vernon (Big Joe Turner)

Stag 508 - Around The Clock Blues (Part 1) / Around The Clock Blues (Part 2) - 1947

Joe Turner

MGM 10274 - Mardi Gras Boogie / My Heart Belongs To You - 1948
Downbeat 153 - Christmas Date Boogie / Tell Me Pretty Baby (How D'ya Want Your Rollin' Done) - 1948
Excelsior 533 - I Don't Dig It / I Saw A Star - 1949
Swingtime 269 - Christmas Date Boogie / Tell Me Pretty Baby (How D'ya Want Your Rollin' Done) - 1949

Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson's Orchestra / Betty Hall Jones 

Dootone 305 - I Love Ya, I Love Ya (Low Down Dog) / Richmond Blues* - 1949 *flip by Betty Hall Harris.

Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson's Orchestra

Dootone 305 - Born To Gamble / I Love Ya, I Love Ya (Low Down Dog) - 1949

Joe Turner Music by Joe Houston


Rouge 105 - Wish I Had A Dollar / Fuzzy Wuzzy Honey - 1949

Joe Turner

Bayou 015 - The Blues Jumped The Rabbit / The Sun Is Shining - 1950
National 9099 - It's A Low Down Dirty Shame / Nobody In Mind - 1950
Freedom 1531 - Still In The Dark / Adam Bit The Apple - 1950
R & B ? - Still In The Dark / ? - 1950
Freedom 1537 - Just A Travelling Man / Life Is Just A Card Game - 1950
Colony 108 - Midnight Rockin' / Little Bitty Baby - 1951
MGM 10397 - Rainy Weather Blues / I Don't Dig It - 1948
MGM 10719 - Moody Baby / Feeling So Sad - 1950
Imperial 5090 - Story To Tell / Jumpin' Tonight - 1950
Imperial 5093 - Lucille / Love My Baby - 1950
Freedom 1540 - Feelin' Happy / (After A While) You'll Be Sorry - 1950
Aladdin 3013 - Morning Glory / Low Down Dog - 1950
Aladdin 3070 - Back Breaking Baby / Empty Pocket Blues - 1951
National 9106 - My Gal's A Jockey / I'm Still In The Dark - 1951
National 9144 - Rocks In My Bed / Howlin' Wind - 1951

Joe Turner with Vann "Piano Man" Walls and His Orchestra (members Joe Turner, Harry Eugene Van Walls (born 24-August-1918 in Millersboro, Kentucky --- died 24-February-1999 --- cause: ?), .........)

Atlantic 939 - Chains Of Love* / After My Laughter Came Tears - 1951 (recorded 19-April-1951 in New York)

Joe Turner

Okeh 6829 - Cherry Red / Joe Turner Blues - 1951

Joe Turner with Vann "Piano Man" Walls and His Orchestra (members Joe Turner, Harry Van Walls, ........)

Atlantic 949 - The Chill Is On / Bump Miss Suzie
* - 1951 (recorded 19-April-1951 in New York)

Joe Turner

Swingtime 269 - How Do You Want Your Rollin' Done / Christmas Date - 1951
Fidelity 3000 - Life Is A Card Game / When The Rooster Crows - 1951

Big Joe Turner (born Joseph Vernon Turner on the 18-May-1911 in Kansas City, Missouri --- died 24-November-1985 in Inglewood, California --- cause: heart attack)

Colony 108 - Little Bitty Baby / Midnight Rocking - 1952

Joe Turner & Pete Johnson

RPM 345 - Riding Blues / Playful Baby - 1952

Big Joe Turner with Pete Johnson / Joe Turner and Betty Hall Jones Combo

Dootone 305 - I Love Ya, I Love Ya, I Love Ya / Richmond Blues* - 1952 *flip by Joe Turner and Betty Hall Jones Combo.

Joe Turner with Vann "Piano Man" Walls and His Orchestra (members Joe Turner (vocals), Harry Van Walls (piano), Rector Bailey (guitar), Leonard Gaskin (bass), Taft Jordan (trumpet), Budd Johnson (tenor saxophone), Freddie Mitchell (tenor saxophone), Arlem Kareem (baritone saxophone) and Connie Kay (drums)) 

Atlantic 960 - Sweet Sixteen / I'll Never Stop Loving You - 1952 (recorded 20-January-1952 in New York)

Joe Turner

Fidelity 3007 - After A While You'll Be Sorry / Just A Travellin' Man - 1952
Atlantic 970 - Don't You Cry / Poor Lover's Blues - 1952
Atlantic 982 - Still In Love / Baby I Still Want You* - 1952 *Recorded 23-September-1952.

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings (members Joe Turner (vocals), Edgar Blanchard (guitar), John Fernandez (bass), Dimes Dupont (alto saxophone), Warren Hebrew (tenor saxophone), Thomas Sheldon (trumpet), Frank Mitchell (trumpet), Pluma Davis (trombone), Kathy Thomas (piano) and Alonzo Stewart (drums))

Atlantic 1001 - Honey Hush / Crawdad Hole - 1953 (recorded 12-May-1953 in New Orleons)

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings (members Joe Turner (vocals), .........)

Atlantic 1016 - T V Mama / Oke-She-Moke-She-Pop** - 1954 *on session 12-May-1953 were Fats Domino (piano), Lee Allen (tenor saxophone) and Red Tyler (baritone saxophone).           **recorded 7-October-1953.
Atlantic 1026 - Shake, Rattle, And Roll / You Know I Love You - 1954 (on session 15-February-1954 were Henry Van Walls (piano), Heywood Henry (baritone saxophone) and Wilbur DeParis (trombone))
Atlantic 1040 - Well All Right* / Married Woman - 1954 *recorded 15-February-1954.
Atlantic 1053 - Flip Flop And Fly / Ti-Ri-Lee - 1955 (recorded 28-January-1955)

Big Joe Turner and Pete Johnson Trio / Joe Turner And His Fly Cats

Decca 9-29711 - I Got A Gal For Every Day In The Week / Piney Brown Blues* - 1940 *flip by Joe Turner And His Fly Cats.

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings (members Joe Turner, ..............................)

Atlantic 1069 - Hide And Seek* / Midnight Cannonball - 1955 *recorded 28-January-1955 in New York.
Atlantic 1080 - The Chicken And The Hawk (Up, Up And Away)* / Morning, Noon And Night - 1956 *recorded 3-November-1955..

Big Joe Turner (members Joe Turner (vocals), Billy Mure (guitar), George Barnes (guitar), Lloyd Trotman (bass), Earl Warren (alto saxophone), Sam "The Man" Taylor (tenor saxophone), Dick Vance (trumpet), Jimmy Notingham (trumpet), Ernest Hayes (piano), Panama Francis (drums), backing vocals by The Cookies (members Marjorie "Margie" Hendricks, Ethel "Dolly" McCrae and Doretta Jones) plus Jesse Stone, Ahmet Ertugun and Jerry Wexler) on "A" side only.

Atlantic 1088 - Corrine, Corrina* / Boogie Woogie Country Girl** - 1956 *recorded 24-February-1956.
        **recorded 3-November-1955 in New York.
Decca 29924 - Corrine, Corrina / It's The Same Old Story - 1956

Joe Turner with Chorus and Orchestra (members Joe Turner, ..............)

Atlantic 1100 - Lipstick, Powder And Paint* /  Rock A While - 1956 *backing vocals by The Cookies.

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings (members Joe Turner, .................................)

Atlantic 1122 - Midnight Special Train / Feeling Happy - 1957 (recorded 20-November-1956 in New York) 
Atlantic 1131 - Red Sails In The Sunset* / After A While - 1957 *recorded 20-November-1956 in New York.
Atlantic 1146 - Love Roller Coaster / A World Of Trouble - 1957 (with Choker Campbell and His Orchestra)
Atlantic 1155 - I Need A Girl / Trouble In Mind - 1957
Atlantic 1167 - Teen-Age Letter* / Wee Baby Blues - 1957 *also recorded in 1965 by Roy Head & The Traits on Back Beat 543. 
Atlantic 1184 - (I'm Gonna) Jump For Joy / Blues In The Night* - 1958 (with Howard Biggs Orchestra) *recorded 22-January-1958 in New York.

Joe Turner

Atlantic 2034 - Got You On My Mind / Love, Oh Careless Love - 1959
Atlantic 2044 - Honey Hush / Tomorrow Night - 1959

Big Joe Turner

Atlantic 2054 - Chains Of Love / My Little Honey Dripper - 1960
Atlantic 2072 - My Reason For Living / Sweet Sue - 1960

Joe Turner And His Blues Kings (members Joe Turner, ...............)

Coral 62408 - I Walk A Lonely Mile / I'm Packin' Up - 1964
Coral 62429 - Shake, Rattle And Roll / There'll Be Some Tears Fallin' - 1964
Bluesway 61009 - Big Wheel / Bluer Than Blue - 1967
Bluestime 45000/1 - Two Loves Have I / Shake, Rattle And Roll - ? 
 

Joe Turner

Ronn 28 - Up On The Mountain / I Love You Baby - 1969
Ronn 35 - Morning Glory / Night Time Is The Right Time - 1969
Kent 512 - Love Ain't Nothin' / 10-20-25-30 - 1969
Kent 4561 - Chains Of Love / Battle Hymn Of The Republic - 1971
Kent 4569 - One Hour In Your Garden / You've Been Squeezin' My Lemons - 1972 

Joe Turner with Vann "Piano Man" Walls and His Orchestra (members Joe Turner, Van Walls, ...)

Atlantic 939 - Chains Of Love / After My Laughter Came Tears - 197?

Joe Turner

Atlantic 1026 - Shake, Rattle, And Roll / You Know I Love You - 197? (Golden Oldies Series)
Big Town 722 - Bring It On Home Corrina (Part 1) / Bring It On Home Corrina (Part 2) - 1977