Complete List Of Joe Lynn Turner Albums And Songs

Joe Lynn Turner Albums

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Joe Lynn Turner is an American singer, songwriter, and musician born on August 2, 1951, in Hackensack, New Jersey. He is best known for his work with bands such as Rainbow, Deep Purple, and Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force. Turner began his music career in the early 1970s with the band Fandango before joining Rainbow in 1980. During his time with Rainbow, he contributed to three studio albums and several hit singles, including “Stone Cold” and “Street of Dreams.”

As a solo artist, Joe Lynn Turner has released eleven studio albums: Rescue You (1985), Nothing’s Changed (1995), Under Cover (1997), Hurry Up and Wait (1998), Under Cover 2 (1999), Holy Man (2000), Slam (2001), JLT (2003), The Usual Suspects (2005), Second Hand Life (2007), and Belly of the Beast (2022). His solo work showcases his versatile vocal style and strong songwriting abilities, blending hard rock and melodic rock elements.

JOE LYNN TURNER STUDIO ALBUMS

Rescue You

Released October 1985

Rescue You is Joe Lynn Turner’s debut solo album, released in October 1985. The album features a blend of rock and AOR (album-oriented rock) styles, showcasing Turner’s powerful vocals and songwriting abilities. The album reached number one hundred and sixty on the Billboard 200 chart.

The album features Joe Lynn Turner on vocals, Alan Greenwood on keyboards, Chuck Burgi on drums, Bobby Messano on guitar, and Barry Dunaway on bass. It was produced by Roy Thomas Baker and recorded at The Record Plant in Los Angeles, California, in 1985.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Losing You” – 3:54
  2. “Young Hearts” – 4:27
  3. “Prelude / Endlessly” – 5:03
  4. “Rescue You” – 4:43
  5. “Feel the Fire” – 4:12
  6. “Get Tough” – 4:48
  7. “Eyes of Love” – 4:00
  8. “On the Run” – 3:46
  9. “Soul Searcher” – 4:17
  10. “The Race Is On” – 3:54

Nothing’s Changed

Released October 10, 1995

Nothing’s Changed is Joe Lynn Turner’s second solo album, released on October 10, 1995. The album features a mix of hard rock and melodic rock, with Turner’s distinctive vocals front and center.

The album features Joe Lynn Turner on vocals, Al Pitrelli on guitar, Gary Corbett on keyboards, Greg Smith on bass, and John O’Reilly on drums. It was produced by Joe Lynn Turner and recorded at Soundtrack Studios in New York City, New York, in 1995.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Promise of Love” – 4:37 (Joe Lynn Turner/Tyler/Keys)
  2. “I Believe” – 4:46 (Swersky/Midnight/Cross/Gian)
  3. “Bad Blood” – 5:38 (Turner/de Carvalho/Borrelli/Kowal)
  4. “Imagination” – 5:09 (de Carvalho/Borrell/Lafalce)
  5. “Baby’s Got a Habit” – 3:59 (Turner/Byrd/Mohawk)
  6. “Satisfy Me” – 5:23 (Swersky/Cross)
  7. “All or Nothing at All” – 4:22 (Turner/Al Pitrelli/Cross)
  8. “Save a Place” – 4:13 (Turner/Sabu/House)
  9. “Nothing’s Changed” – 4:49 (Turner/Pitrelli/Held)
  10. “Liviana’s Intro” (Instrumental) – 0:15 (Turner)
  11. “The Last Thing” – 3:31 (Turner/Swersky/Cross)
  12. “Let Me Love You Again” – 4:24 (Turner/Pitrelli/Held/Brown)
  13. “Knock Knock” – 3:51 (Turner/Pitrelli/Held)

Under Cover

Released August 21, 1997

Under Cover features Joe Lynn Turner on lead vocals and backing vocals. Tony Bruno plays guitar, performs the second solo on “Sunshine of Your Love,” and provides backing vocals. Greg Smith handles bass duties, while John O’Reilly plays drums. Gary Corbett contributes on keyboards.

Guest musicians include Al Pitrelli, who plays guitar solos on “We’re an American Band” and “Deal With the Preacher,” and Karl Cochran, who performs the guitar solo on “Sunshine of Your Love” and provides backing vocals. Sandi Saraya offers backing vocals, Peter Baron provides backing vocals, and Nancy Bender contributes backing vocals. Kaz Kojima adds backing vocals, Katie Mac provides backing vocals, Dina Miller contributes backing vocals, Steve Murphy provides backing vocals, and Janet Raines adds backing vocals.

The horns section features Don Harris on trumpet, Bill Harris on saxophone, and John Fumalosi on trombone. Mark Wexler plays percussion, Bob Held adds percussion, and Louie Appel contributes percussion.

CD Track Listings

    1. “We’re an American Band” – 3:32
    2. “Freedom” – 4:04
    3. “Fire and Water” – 4:57
    4. “Street of Dreams” – 5:14
    5. “Fortunate Son” – 3:34
    6. “Vehicle” – 2:56
    7. “Hush” – 4:11
    8. “Unchained Melody” – 3:49
    9. “Chained” – 3:40
    10. “Gimme Some Lovin’/I’m a Man” – 6:44
    11. “Thief in the Night” – 3:49
    12. “Deal With the Preacher” – 4:51
    13. “Sunshine of Your Love” – 4:16

Hurry Up and Wait

Released March 25, 1998

Hurry Up and Wait is Joe Lynn Turner’s fourth solo album, released on March 25, 1998. The album features a mix of hard rock and AOR, with Turner’s signature melodic style.

Joe Lynn Turner performs vocals and backing vocals. Al Pitrelli plays guitars and provides backing vocals, including guitar solos. Tony Bruno plays guitar. Greg Smith handles bass duties and provides backing vocals. Kenny Kramme plays drums, and Paul Morris contributes keyboards.

Guest musicians include Chris Caffery, who performs a guitar solo and provides backing vocals. Bob Held plays a guitar solo. Al Greenwood contributes additional keyboards. Tom Teeley plays keyboards and provides backing vocals. Doogie White offers backing vocals. Nancy Blender provides backing vocals. Dina Miller contributes backing vocals. Kyle Gordon provides backing vocals. Steve Bello offers backing vocals. Jeb Guthrie provides backing vocals. Jock Guthrie plays additional guitar and provides backing vocals. Godfrey Townsend offers backing vocals. Benny Harrison provides backing vocals. Swan contributes backing vocals..

CD Track Listings:

  1. “We Will Survive”(Greenwood/Held/Pitrelli/Turner) – 3:58.
  2. “Sex and Money” (Held/Teeley) – 4:00.
  3. “Guilty Heart” (Greenwood/Held/Pitrelli/Turner/West) – 4:01.
  4. “Days of Rage” (Held/Pitrelli/Turner) – 4:36.
  5. “Game of Rock ‘n’ Roll” (Napoli/Turner) – 4:17.
  6. “No Room for Love” (Held/Pitrelli/Turner) – 5:06.
  7. “Sentimental” (Doddy/Guthrie/Guthrie) – 4:14.
  8. “Too Much is Not Enough” (Greenwood/Held/Turner) – 4:18.
  9. “Blueprint for the Blues” (Peterik/Turner) – 4:29.
  10. “Can’t Face Another Night” (Greenwood/Held/Pitrelli/Turner) – 5:07.
  11. “Someday” (Greenwood/Held/Turner) – 4:15.

Under Cover 2

Released February 9, 1999

Under Cover 2 is the fifth solo album by Joe Lynn Turner, released in 1999.

CD Track Listings

  1. “Lady Double Dealer” (Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale) – 4:02
  2. “Wishing Well” (Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Tetsu Yamauchi, John Bundrick, Paul Kossoff) – 3:33
  3. “Helter Skelter” (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:43
  4. “Rock Bottom” (Phil Mogg, Michael Schenker) – 4:29
  5. “Waiting for a Girl Like You” (Mick Jones, Lou Gramm) – 4:23
  6. “Movin’ On” (Mick Ralphs) – 4:03
  7. “Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo” (Rick Derringer) – 3:19
  8. “The Boys Are Back in Town” (Phil Lynott) – 3:46
  9. “Born to Be Wild” (Mars Bonfire) – 6:04
  10. “The Race Is On” (Al Greenwood, Joe Lynn Turner) – 3:31
  11. “Fool for Your Loving” (David Coverdale, Bernie Marsden, Micky Moody) – 4:41
  12. “Mississippi Queen” (Leslie West, Corky Laing, Felix Pappalardi, David Rea) – 2:28
  13. “Lost in Hollywood” (Ritchie Blackmore, Roger Glover, Cozy Powell) – 4:02

Holy Man

Released April 18, 2000

Holy Man is Joe Lynn Turner’s sixth solo album, released on April 18, 2000.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “No Salvation” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:40
  2. “Holy Man” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:38
  3. “Anything” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:57
  4. “Honest Crime” (Bonamassa/Held/Turner) – 4:10
  5. “Wolves at the Door” (Bonamassa/Held/Turner) – 3:38
  6. “Angel” (Bonamassa/Held/Turner) – 4:27
  7. “Something New” (Cochran/Turner) – 4:41
  8. “Love is Blind” (Held/Teeley) – 3:40
  9. “Breaking Away” (Cochran/Young) – 2:50
  10. “Midnight in Tokyo” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 5:05
  11. “Babylon” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 3:44
  12. “Closer” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:53
  13. “Too Blue to Sing the Blues” (Kajiyama/Pitrelli/Held/Brown) – 4:31

Slam

Released August 21, 2001

Slam is Joe Lynn Turner’s seventh solo album, released on August 21, 2001. The album features Joe Lynn Turner on lead vocals, Akira Kajiyama on Guitars, Eric Czar on Bass, Kenny Kramme on drums and Paul Morris on keyboards,

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Bloodsucker” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:17
  2. “Eye for an Eye” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 5:17
  3. “Deliver Me” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 3:38
  4. “Heart of the Night” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 5:03
  5. “Slam” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 5:22
  6. “Dark Days” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 3:58
  7. “Possession” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:50
  8. “Show Yourself” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:52
  9. “Cover Up” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 3:40
  10. “Hard Time” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 3:58
  11. “Evil” (Held/Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:26
  12. “Always Tomorrow” (Kajiyama/Turner) – 4:29
  13. “Challenge Them All”

JLT

Released August 12, 2003

JLT is Joe Lynn Turner’s eighth solo album.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “In Cold Blood” – 4:18 (Joe Lynn Turner)
  2. “Jump Start” – 3:29 (Turner/Bob Held/Chris Marksbury)
  3. “Dirty Deal” – 4:09 (Turner/Marksbury)
  4. “Love Don’t Live Here” – 5:35 (Turner/Held/Al Pitrelli)
  5. “Excess” – 5:30 (Turner/Marksbury)
  6. “Let’s Go” – 3:22 (Turner/Marksbury)
  7. “Cryin’ Out Loud” – 5:48 (Turner/Held/Pitrelli)
  8. “Lie” – 4:13 (Turner/Held/Marksbury)
  9. “Fantasize” – 4:46 (Turner/Marksbury)
  10. “Blood Fire” – 4:53 (Turner)
  11. “Drivin’ With My Eyes Closed” – 3:25 (Turner/Held)
  12. “Hit the Switch” – 3:47 (Turner/Held)
  13. “Reprise” (Instrumental) – 1:39 (Turner)

The Usual Suspects

Released February 21, 2005

The Usual Suspects is Joe Lynn Turner’s ninth solo album

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Power of Love” (Cochran/Held/Turner) – 5:04
  2. “Devil’s Door” (Cochran/Held/Turner) – 3:29
  3. “Jacknife” (Held/Lecar/Turner) – 3:23
  4. “Really Loved” (Marksbury/Turner) – 4:30
  5. “Rest of My Life” (Held/Lecar/Turner) – 4:38
  6. “Into the Fire” (Marksbury/Turner) – 5:10
  7. “Blood Money” (Cochran/Held/Turner) – 4:27
  8. “All Alone” (Marksbury/Turner) – 5:01
  9. “Ball and Chain” (Lecar/Turner) – 3:50
  10. “Live and Love Again” (Lecar/Turner) – 5:23
  11. “What Can I Do” (Turner/Byrd) – 3:48

Second Hand Life

Released April 21, 2007

Second Hand Life is Joe Lynn Turner’s tenth solo album

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Your Love Is Life” – 4:39
  2. “Got Me Where You Want Me” – 3:19
  3. “Second Hand Life” – 4:34
  4. “In Your Eyes”  – 4:55
  5. “Blood Red Sky”  – 5:57
  6. “Stroke of Midnight”  – 4:48
  7. “Over the Top”– 4:25
  8. “Cruel”  – 3:48
  9. “Sweet Obsession” – 3:45
  10. “Love Is on Our Side” – 4:46
  11. “Two Lights”  – 5:04

Belly of the Beast

Released October 28, 2022

Belly of the Beast is Joe Lynn Turner’s eleventh solo album

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Belly of the Beast” – 5:11
  2. “Black Sun” – 4:47
  3. “Tortured Soul” – 5:10
  4. “Rise Up” – 4:29
  5. “Dark Night” – 4:03
  6. “Tears Of Blood” – 4:27
  7. “Desire” – 4:57
  8. “Don’t Fear The Dark” – 3:53
  9. “Fallen World” – 4:19
  10. “Living The Dream” – 4:43
  11. “Requiem” – 4:43

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