Big Joe Turner bio

Birth Name: Big Joe Turner

Occupation: Rock Singer

Place Of Birth: Kansas City

Date Of Birth: May 18, 1911

Date Of Death: November 24, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Big Joe Turner was born on the 18th of May, 1911. He was known for being a Rock Singer. Big-voiced blues and rock ‘n’ roll singer who rose to fame through 1950s hits such as “Shake, Rattle and Roll.” He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.

Big Joe Turner was born in Kansas City. He worked as a singing bartender in Kansas City at the start of his career. His powerful voice and large frame earned him the nicknames Big Joe Turner and The Boss of the Blues.

Big Joe Turner was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Big Joe Turner was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Big Joe Turner is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Big Joe Turner’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Big Joe Turner’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Big Joe Turner kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Big Joe Turner was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Big Joe Turner
NICKNAME: The Boss of the Blues
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Big Joe Turner was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Big Joe Turner was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Big Joe Turner had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Big Joe Turner’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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