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Big Joe Turner and Helen Humes

How about some Valentine's Day blues? Geoffrey Smith serves up a tasty selection of moods and hues by a pair of classic singers with Kansas City connections: Big Joe Turner (1911-85) and Helen Humes (1909-81).

1 hour

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Sun 15 Feb 2015 00:00

Music Played

  • Helen Humes

    Blues with Helen

    Performer: Helen Humes. Performer: Count Basie. Performer: Lester Young and the Kansas City Five.
    • Spirituals to Swing.
    • Vanguard.
    • 8.
  • Pete Johnson & Big Joe Turner

    It’s All Right Baby

    • Spirituals to Swing.
    • Vanguard.
    • 14.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Cherry Red

    Performer: Pete Johnson. Performer: Buster Smith. Performer: Big Joe Turner. Performer: Hot Lips Page.
    • Big Joe Turner.
    • Topaz.
    • 3.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Lovin’ Mama Blues

    Performer: Big Joe Turner. Performer: Pete Johnson’s Boogie Woogie Boys.
    • Big Joe Turner.
    • Topaz.
    • 4.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Shake It and Break It

    Performer: Big Joe Turner. Performer: Varsity Seven.
    • Big Joe Turner.
    • Topaz.
    • 6.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Piney Brown Blues

    Performer: Big Joe Turner with his Fly Cats.
    • Big Joe Turner.
    • Topaz.
    • 9.
  • Art Tatum and His Band & Big Joe Turner

    Wee Baby Blues

    • Big Joe Turner.
    • Topaz.
    • 12.
  • Art Tatum and His Band & Big Joe Turner

    Corrine, Corrina

    • Art Tatum and his Band.
    • Topaz.
    • 16.
  • Big Joe Turner

    Good Mornin’ Blues

    Performer: Big Joe Turner & Count Basie.
    • Joe Turner & Count Basie.
    • Pablo.
    • 4.
  • Helen Humes

    Be-Baba-Leba

    • Helen Humes.
    • Whiskey, Women, And ....
    • 1.
  • Helen Humes

    Million Dollar Secret

    • Helen Humes.
    • Vogue.
    • 1.
  • Helen Humes

    Blue and Sentimental

    • Helen Humes.
    • Classics.
    • 16.
  • Helen Humes

    Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me

    Performer: Helen Humes. Performer: Marty Paich. Performer: André Previn. Performer: Ben Webster. Performer: Shelly Manne. Performer: Art Pepper.
    • Helen Humes.
    • Vogue.
    • 2.
  • Helen Humes

    You’re Driving Me Crazy

    • Helen Humes.
    • Vogue.
    • 7.
  • Helen Humes

    Evil Gal Blues

    Performer: Helen Humes. Performer: Joe Wilder. Performer: Buddy Tate.
    • Helen Humes.
    • Muse.
    • 1.

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