Little Richard The Georgia Peach (with Bonus Tracks)

The Georgia Peach (with Bonus Tracks)
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  • Released: May 1, 1991
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Specialty


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Personnel: Little Richard (vocals, piano); Justin Adams, William "Frosty" Pyles, Edgar Blanchard, Ray Montrell, Nathaniel Douglas (guitar); Clarence Ford (tenor & baritone saxophones); Lee Allen, Joe Tillman, Wilbert Smith, Grady Gaines, Clifford Burks (tenor saxophone); Alvin "Red" Tyler, Jewell Grant, Samuel Parker (baritone saxophone); Renald Richard (trumpet); Huey Smith, Edward Frank (piano); Frank Fields, Lloyd Lambert, Olsie Richard Robinson (bass); Earl Palmer, Oscar Moore, Charles Connor (drums); The Robins (background vocals).
Producers: Art Rupe, Bumps Blackwell.
Re-issue producer: Billy Vera.
Recorded between 1955 & 1959. Includes liner notes by Billy Vera.
Personnel: Little Richard (vocals, piano); Edgar Blanchard, Nathaniel Douglas, William Harvey Pyles, Justin Adams , Roy Montrell, Earl Palmer (guitar); Clarence Ford (tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone); Grady Gaines, Wilbert Smith, Joe Tillman, Clifford Burks, Lee Allen (tenor saxophone); Jewell L. Grant, Samuel Parker, Alvin "Red" Taylor, Alvin "Red" Tyler (baritone saxophone); Renald Richard (trumpet); Edward Frank, Huey "Piano" Smith, Huey "Piano" Smith & the Clowns (piano); Earl Palmer , Charles Connor, Oscar Moore (drums).
Liner Note Author: Billy Vera.
Recording information: J&M Music Shop, New Orleans, LA; Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA; Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA; Radio Station, WA.
One of the definitive Little Richard anthologies, Specialty Records' 25-track Georgia Peach brings together all of Richard's hits in chronological order, along with several lesser-known, if no less top-notch, singles. These are the recordings Richard built his career upon and they showcase his most stripped-down, rockin', rhythm & blues-oriented sound. Although he had already recorded for RCA in the early '50s (anthologized on Bear Family Records' superb The Formative Years: 1951-53), it was his sides for Specialty Records, recorded between 1955 and 1959, that codified his distinctive, revelatory approach to rock & roll; roiling barroom piano, unhinged falsetto vocals and lyrics full of cheeky innuendo just this side of dirty. Included here are such classic recordings as "Tutti Frutti," "Good Golly Miss Molly," Slippin' and Slidin'," "Long Tall Sally," "Jenny, Jenny, Jenny," and more. Also included are such lesser appreciated, but no less incendiary cuts as "Heebie Jeebies," "She's Got It," and "Rip It Up," among others. If you are looking for a collection that brings together a cross-section of Richard's most definitive early career sides, then look no further than Georgia Peach. ~ Matt Collar

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The Georgia Peach- Little Richard Music Lover: from Kirkland, WA US -- November, 8, 2007

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  • UPC: 022211701224
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