Big-voiced blues and rock ‘n’ roll singer who increased to fame through 1950s strikes such as for example “Shake, Rattle and Move.” He was inducted in to the Rock and roll & Move Hall of Popularity in 1987. He proved helpful as a performing bartender in Kansas Town in the beginning of his profession. His powerful tone of voice and large body gained him the nicknames Big Joe Turner as well as the Boss from the Blues. He was created Joseph Vernon Turner, Jr. in Kansas Town, Missouri. He and pianist Pete Johnson performed jointly in a number of Kansas Town nightclubs and afterwards got their musical work to NEW YORK.