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Big Joe Is Here/Big Joe Rides Again

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This Collectables reissue combines two post-R&B-era Big Joe Turner Atlantic sides, Big Joe Is Here and Joe Turner Rides Again, originally released in 1959 and 1960, respectively. The focus here is on the jazzy blues side of Turner's career, closer to Kansas City jazz and traditional pop than his pioneering R&B hits. Alongside a few tracks penned by Turner, he tackles several standards, including "Time After Time," "Pennies From Heaven," "Until the Real Thing Comes Along," and "I Get the Blues When It Rains." If you're looking for "Flip, Flop and Fly" or "Shake, Rattle and Roll," pick up the excellent Joe Turner/Rockin' the Blues ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This Collectables reissue combines two post-R&B-era Big Joe Turner Atlantic sides, Big Joe Is Here and Joe Turner Rides Again, originally released in 1959 and 1960, respectively. The focus here is on the jazzy blues side of Turner's career, closer to Kansas City jazz and traditional pop than his pioneering R&B hits. Alongside a few tracks penned by Turner, he tackles several standards, including "Time After Time," "Pennies From Heaven," "Until the Real Thing Comes Along," and "I Get the Blues When It Rains." If you're looking for "Flip, Flop and Fly" or "Shake, Rattle and Roll," pick up the excellent Joe Turner/Rockin' the Blues two-fer also on Collectables.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/24/2002
  • Label: Collectables
  • UPC: 090431688625
  • Catalog Number: 6886
  • Sales rank: 348,586

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Big Joe Turner Primary Artist
Freddie Green Guitar
Pete Johnson Piano
Jerome Richardson Alto Saxophone
Doug Watkins Bass
Lawrence Brown Trombone
Seldon Powell Tenor Saxophone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Coleman Hawkins Tenor Saxophone
Walter Page Bass
Vic Dickenson Trombone
Ernie Wilkins Conductor
Jimmy Jones Piano
Cliff Leeman Drums
Jimmy Nottingham Trumpet
Paul Ricard Trumpet
Joe Turner & His Blues Kings Vocals
Jimmy Nall Guitar
Technical Credits
Big Bill Broonzy Composer
Big Joe Turner Composer
John Weider Composer
Danny McCulloch Composer
Eric Burdon Composer
Saul Chaplin Composer
Tom Dowd Engineer
Ernie Wilkins Arranger
Nesuhi Ertegun Producer
Elliott Federman Remastering
Phil Iehle Engineer
Barry Jenkins Composer
Bob Rolontz Liner Notes
Jerry Wexler Composer
Paul Ackerman Liner Notes
Bob Defrin Art Direction
Marvin Israel Cover Design
Lee Friedlander Cover Photo
Len Frank Engineer
Nicholas Brodszky Composer
Rudolph Moore Composer
Jerome Doc Pomus Composer
Victor Briggs Composer
Billy Nightingale Composer
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