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JOE TURNER - Boss of the Blues

JOE TURNER - Boss of the Blues
CD / Product Number: URCD219

Newly remastered stereo version of the great 1956 classic album with was the greatest blues album of all time! Big Joe Turner is reunited with Boogie pianist Pete Johnson and also featured is the great Ellingtonian trombonist Lawrence Brown. Plus 11 bonus tracks from 1955/56 originally produced for the hit parade and jukebox market.


Tracks 1-11 - Joe Turner Sings Kansas City Blues
New York, March 1956
Tracks 12-14 - Joe Turner accompanied by Jesse Stone Orchestra
New York January 1955
Tracks 15-16 Big Joe Turner acc by 'Piano Man' Walls' Orchestra
New York November 1955
Tracks 17-19 Joe Turner and his All Stars
New York February 1956
Tracks 20-22 Big Joe Turner and his Blues Kings
New York November 1956

1. Cherry Red
2. Roll 'em Pete
3. I Want A Little Girl
4. Low Down Dog
5. Wee Baby Blues
6. You're Driving Me Crazy
7. How Long Blues
8. Morning Glories
9. St Louis Blues
10. Piney Brown Blues
11. Pennies from Heaven
12. Morning Noon and Night
13. Hide and Seek
14. Flip Flop and Fly
15. The Chicken and the Hawk
16. Boogie Woogie Country Girl
17. Corrine Corrina
18. Lipstick Powder and Paint
19. Rock a While
20. After a While
21. Midnight Special Train
22. Red Sails in the Sunset

Reviews of This Recording

….one of the great concept-albums of the period…