Eddie Turner

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Eddie Turner
Also known asEddie "Devil Boy" Turner
LabelsNorthernBlues Music

Eddie "Devil Boy" Turner is a blues guitarist born in Cuba[1][when?] and raised in Chicago.[2] A former member of the Otis Taylor band, he is currently signed to Toronto's NorthernBlues Music.

Turner began to play the guitar when he was twelve. He attended the University of Colorado in the early-1970s, and while there played in the region's first punk/R&B band The Immortal Nightflames, which included Grammy Award nominee Tracy Nelson from Mother Earth. Subsequently, Turner joined the group Zephyr as a guitarist in the ‘70s but after the death of the singer Candy Givens he abandoned music to work in real-estate in Denver.[citation needed]

10 years later, in 1980 Turner agreed to join the Ron Miles electric band. In 1995, he joined Otis Taylor, recording five albums.

In 2006 he was listed among the Best New Artist Debut by the Blues Foundation.[3]

Turner now performs solo as a singer/songwriter. He was the winner of the 6th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Blues Album The Turner Diaries. His song "Mr. Blues" was nominated for the 8th annual Independent Music Awards for Blues Song of the Year. In January 2011, his song "Miracles and Demons" was nominated for the 10th Annual Independent Music Awards.[4]


  • 2005 Rise
  • 2006 The Turner Diaries
  • 2010 Miracles & Demons


  1. ^ Tribe, Jeff (May 2011). "Rocking Port Burwell with the blues". Tillsonburg News. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  2. ^ Brown, Mark (22 May 2008). "'Devil Boy' grows into role as frontman". Rocky Mountain News. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  3. ^ "2006 - 2006 Blues Music Awards". The Blues Foundation. Archived from the original on 20 May 2011. Retrieved 16 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Eddie Turner - Independent Music Awards". Independentmusicawards.com. Retrieved 12 August 2018.

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