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Little Richard

Little Richard

Little Richard - in mid piano frenzy. If you ever wondered why rock'n'roll caused all that fuss check out his classic performances!

Little Richard - in mid piano frenzy. If you ever wondered why rock'n'roll caused all that fuss check out his classic performances!

Vintage 1950's Little Richard Music Concert Poster

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The hugely influential Little Richard was born Richard Wayne Penniman on the 5th of December 1932 in Macon, Georgia the third of an eventual twelve children.

The hugely influential Little Richard was born Richard Wayne Penniman on the 5th of December 1932 in Macon, Georgia the third of an eventual twelve children.

The great Little Richard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7031HvXLuk

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The great Little Richard http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7031HvXLuk

Little Richard, pianist, singer and songwriter. He is considered key in taking music from R+B to Rock 'N Roll in the 1950s. Many of his songs include playful lyrics underlined with sexually suggestive connotations. He inspired the development of soul and funk music, and laid the foundations for Rock & Roll. His charismatic persona, flamboyant showmanship, and distinctive vocals, including shouts, moans, and wails, were unprecedented in popular music at the time.

Little Richard’s First Rule of Rock’n’Roll

Little Richard, pianist, singer and songwriter. He is considered key in taking music from R+B to Rock 'N Roll in the 1950s. Many of his songs include playful lyrics underlined with sexually suggestive connotations. He inspired the development of soul and funk music, and laid the foundations for Rock & Roll. His charismatic persona, flamboyant showmanship, and distinctive vocals, including shouts, moans, and wails, were unprecedented in popular music at the time.

Little Richard | Pioneers of Rock n' Roll by Black History Album, via Flickr

Little Richard | Pioneers of Rock n' Roll by Black History Album, via Flickr

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