Archie "Hubby" Turner


Oral History Information

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Musician, Songwriter

Archie “Hubby” Turner served in the US Army during the Vietnam War and always felt the experience taught him, among other things, to appreciate the opportunity you have to add beauty and music to the world.  Archie has done just that as a session player in Memphis, including at Hi Records.  His impressive career as a pianist, keyboardist and composer has included working with Al Green, Paul Butterfield, Syl Johnson and Ann Peebles.  Archie, known as Hubby, also helped form the Bo-Keys in Memphis.  The Bo-Keys recorded several hit songs including “Work That Skirt” in 2009 and “I Need More than One Lifetime,” which featured Percy Wiggins.  To this day, Hubby is making music and feeling mighty grateful that he can!