• Big Joe Turner

    Big Joe Turner

    Joseph Vernon "Big Joe" Turner Jr. (May 18, 1911 – November 24, 1985) was an American blues shouter from Kansas City, Missouri. According to songwriter Doc Pomus, "Rock and roll would have never happened without him." His greatest fame was due to his rock-and-roll recordings in the 1950s, particularly "Shake, Rattle and Roll ", but his career as a performer endured from the 1920s into the 1980s.

  • Big Joe

    Big Joe may refer to:

  • Turner, Joe

  • Big Joe 1

    Big Joe 1

    Big Joe 1 (Atlas 10-D) launched an unmanned boilerplate Mercury capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida on September 9, 1959. The objective of the Big Joe program was to test the Mercury spacecraft ablative heat shield. It was also the first launch of a spacecraft in Project Mercury.

  • Big Joe 5 crossbow

    The Big Joe 5 crossbow was a weapon developed by the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) (predecessor to Central Intelligence Agency ) to be used for assassinations up to 200 metres. The weapon was created with compactness in mind. It is described in John Brunner's book OSS Weapons.

  • Big Joe Mufferaw

    Joseph "Jos" Montferrand (born Joseph Favre; October 25, 1802 – October 4, 1864) was a French-Canadian logger, strong man and folk hero of the working man, who was the inspiration for the legendary Ottawa Valley figure Big Joe Mufferaw.

  • Big Joe (mascot)

    Big Joe (mascot)

    Big Joe (French: Grand Jos) is the mascot of the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). The mascot was introduced in February 2014, prior to the 2014 CFL season. The Redblacks launched a contest to provide a name to the mascot.

  • Big Joe Mufferaw (song)

    "Big Joe Mufferaw" is a single by Canadian country music artist Stompin' Tom Connors written about French Canadian folk hero Big Joe Mufferaw. It was re-recorded in 1999 for his Move Along With Stompin' Tom album. The song describes the following tall tales, with many references to the Ottawa Valley:

  • Joe Turner (ice hockey)

    Joseph Turner (March 28, 1919 – December 13, 1944 or January 21, 1945) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 1 game in the National Hockey League. Born in Windsor, Ontario, he played with the Detroit Red Wings.

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