Big Joe Turner - The Forties Volume 2 1947-1949 (CD)
Release Date: 11/08/11
One of greatest Blues shouters of all time, Big Joe Turner began his career in the late 1930s as a singing waiter. Here are 18 classic recordings made between 1947 and 1949, many originally released without Joe's name to the fore, featuring such Jazz and Boogie greats as Pete Johnson, Art Farmer, Maxwell Davis and Joe Houston. These are the foundations of Rock and Roll. Tracks include 'Around The Clock Pts 1& 2', 'Radar Blues', 'Wine-O-Baby Blues', 'Boogie Woogie Baby' and 'I Don't Dig It'..