Little Richard

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  • Rip It Up
  • September 2020
  • 1 Song

Top Songs

1
Tutti Frutti
2
Good Golly Miss Molly
3
Long Tall Sally
4
The Girl Can't Help It
5
Lucille

Albums

  • Gospel Heaven: His Legendary Songs of Praise

    Jun 2020 • 10 songs

  • Rock 'n' Roll Heaven: His Classic Hits
  • Greatest Rock'n'Roll Hits

    Jun 2020 • 77 songs

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  • Little Richard
  • Biography

    One of the original rock & roll greats, Little Richard merged the fire of gospel with New Orleans R&B, pounding the piano and wailing with gleeful abandon. While numerous other R&B greats of the early '50s had been moving in a similar direction, none of them matched the sheer electricity of Richard's vocals. With his bullet-speed deliveries, ecstatic trills, and the overjoyed force of personality in his singing, he was crucial in upping the voltage from high-powered R&B into the similar, yet different, guise of rock & roll. Although he was only a hitmaker for a couple of years...
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