Big Joe Turner’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 18, 1911

Death Date

Nov 24, 1985

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Nov 24, 1985


Rock Singer

The rock singer Big Joe died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

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.

He was born Joseph Vernon Turner, Jr. in Kansas City, Missouri.