Esquerita

    Esquerita

    • Esquerita
    Esquerita

    Esquerita

    • Esquerita

    Esquerita

    Latest Release

    Esquerita!. The Definitive Edition (Bonus Track Version)

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    Gettin' Plenty Lovin'Esquerita
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    Little Richard interviewEsquerita
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    Rockin' The JointEsquerita
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        With a six-inch pompadour, brocaded shirts, rhinestone shades, and a rhythmic, belligerent style of piano playing, Esquerita was the original Little Richard, years before Mr. Penniman tutti-frutti'd his way to stardom. Working around the Dallas-New Orleans circuit in the early '50s, Esquerita's shot at the big time came when Capitol Records decided they needed their own version of Little Richard, after signing their answer to Elvis, Gene Vincent. The resulting recordings, though... Read more

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