Big Joe Turner Rocks! CD
Roll 'Em Pete propelled bobby-soxers into a boogie-woogie frenzy. Shake Rattle and Roll helped to jump-start the Rock 'n' Roll revolution. It's all here along with a truck-load of other rockin' R&B hits including Honey Hush, Flip Flop and Fly, Hide and Seek, Corrine Corrina, Lipstick Powder and Paint and many more.
These immortal classics have inspired countless Rock 'n' Roll and Rockabilly covers from Elvis Presley and Bill Haley to Jerry Lee Lewis and Shakin' Stevens.
It has been said that Rock 'n' Roll would never have happened without him. His contribution to the birth of Rock 'n' Roll is unquestionable.
This collection embraces all phases of Big Joe Turner's career, but concentrates on the hard-rocking records which made Joe Turner a Rock 'n' Roll star. Here are some most exciting records of the 1950s which led to literally hundreds of cover versions by legions of rockabilly singers.
Jump Blues veteran turned Rock 'n' Roll patriarch, Big Joe Turner out-rocked them all!