WorldCat Identities

Turner, Joe 1911-1985

Overview
Works: 863 works in 1,687 publications in 3 languages and 15,427 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Jazz vocals  Blues (Music)  Rhythm and blues music  Documentary films  Doo-wop  Rock music  Songs  Music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Lyricist, Conductor, Musician
Classifications: M1366, 781.640973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joe Turner
Ken Burns jazz : the story of America's music by Ken Burns( Recording )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music from the PBS special Jazz, by filmmaker Ken Burns
When Malindy sings : jazz vocalists, 1938-1961 by Oscar Brown( Recording )

10 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Straighten up and fly right : rhythm and blues from the close of the swing era to the dawn of rock'n'roll( Recording )

3 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last of the Blue Devils by Count Basie( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary recollection of music and musicians associated with Kansas City, Mo. in the 1930's, featuring Count Basie and his orchestra, Joe Turner, and Jay McShann
Shake, rattle and roll : rock 'n roll in the 1950s( Recording )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New millennium rock 'n' roll party( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sky is crying : the history of Elmore James by Elmore James( Recording )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate single disc collection of the legendary bluesman whose inimitatable slide guitar style wrote the book for the likes of Clapton, Beck, Allman, and the Rolling Stones
Kansas City shout by Count Basie( )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bosses by Count Basie( )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blues masters : the essential history of the blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rare performances and historical footage tracing the development of American blues music
The Trumpet kings meet Joe Turner by Joe Turner( )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American popular music : from minstrelsy to MTV by Larry Starr( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of American popular music provides crucial insights into the establishment of a distinctively American culture. Authors Larry Starr and Christopher Waterman examine popular music in the United States from its beginnings to the end of the 20th century, furthering our understanding of the relationship between music, culture, and social identity. Using well-chosen examples, insightful, up-to-date commentaries, and an engaging writing style, American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MTV poses such questions as: Why do people make and listen to music? What do they want from it? What does it give them? Numerous listening examples (corresponding to the 2-CD package that accompanies the text) prompt readers to listen closely to popular music and to learn about its history and the people and institutions that have produced it. American Popular Music: From Minstrelsy to MTV integrates detailed discussions of particular popular songs and recordings with a thoughtful consideration of the broader historical and cultural context. Other distinctive features include a rich illustration program, strong pedagogy including numerous boxed inserts, inclusion of earlier American popular music, and well-organized listening charts with lyrics. Themes such as the multicultural roots of popular styles, the development of musical technology, and the operations and strategies of the music industry unify the text. This book is an ideal text for courses in American Studies, Cultural Studies, Popular Culture, and Music. Its accessible style and warm tone will captivate students and other readers, encouraging them to become more critically aware listeners of popular music [Publisher description]
Every day I have the blues by Joe Turner( )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody in mind by Joe Turner( )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Joe Turner by Joe Turner( )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flip, flop and fly by Joe Turner( )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The midnight special by Joe Turner( )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Count Basie : the golden years by Count Basie( )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life ain't easy by Joe Turner( )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Things that I used to do by Joe Turner( )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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American popular music : from minstrelsy to MTV
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Alternative Names
Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner americký zpěvák

Big Joe Turner Amerikaans zanger

Big Joe Turner amerikai blues-zenész

Big Joe Turner amerykański muzyk rockowy, wokalista

Big Joe Turner cantante statunitense

Big Joe Turner chanteur de blues, de boogie-woogie, de jazz et de rhythm'n'blues

Big Joe Turner US-amerikanischer Blues- und Rock-’n’-Roll-Sänger

Joe Turner

Joe Turner & His Blues Kings

Joe Turner (with The Cookies)

Joseph Vernon Turner

Turner, Big J. 1911-1985

Turner "Big" Joe

Turner, Big Joe 1911-

Turner "Big" Joe 1911-1985

Turner, Joe

Turner Joseph Vernon

Turner, Joseph Vernon 1911-

Turner Joseph Vernon 1911-1985

Turner Jr., Joseph Vernon, 1911-1985

Turner, Lou Willie

Turner, P. 1911-1985

Биг Джо Тёрнер

Біг Джо Тернер

Тёрнер, Биг Джо

ביג ג'ו טרנר

ביג ג'ו טרנר זמר אמריקאי

بیگ جو ترنر خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، موسیقی‌دان، و خواننده آمریکایی

جو تورنر

빅 조 터너

ビッグ・ジョー・ターナー

Languages
English (165)

Spanish (1)

French (1)