Little Richard The Very Best of Little Richard [Specialty]

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  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Specialty

Entertainment Reviews:

Dirty Linen - p.94
"As one of the bona fide founders of rock 'n' roll, Richard Wayne Penniman is an iconic figure in American music history, and this collection is a satisfying document of that achievement."
Blender (Magazine) - p.85
5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he details remain his own. Marvel as Richard rushes to get ahead of himself on 'Ready Teddy' and 'Jenny Jenny'....Ponder his irrepressible desire to pound the piano faster than Jerry Lee Lewis pursued by a bear."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Tutti Frutti
  • Buy for $1.292.Long Tall Sally
  • Buy for $1.293.Good Golly, Miss Molly
  • Buy for $1.294.Slippin' and Slidin' Peepin' and Hidin'
  • Buy for $1.295.Rip It Up
  • Buy for $1.296.Read Teddy
  • Buy for $1.297.Heeby-Jeebies
  • Buy for $1.298.She's Got It
  • Buy for $1.299.The Girl Can't Help It
  • Buy for $1.2910.All Around
  • Buy for $1.2911.Lucille
  • Buy for $1.2912.Send Me Some Lovin'
  • Buy for $1.2913.Jenny Jenny
  • Buy for $1.2914.Miss Ann
  • Buy for $1.2915.Keep a-Knockin'
  • Buy for $0.9916.Ooh! My Soul
  • Buy for $1.2917.True Fine Mama
  • Buy for $1.2918.Baby Face
  • Buy for $0.9919.Medley:Kansas City/ Hey Hey Hey Hey
  • Buy for $1.2920.By the Light of the Silvery Moon
  • Buy for $1.2921.Baura Laura Bana Loo
  • Buy for $1.2922.Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On [Rehearsal Take]
  • Buy for $0.9923.Hound Dog [Rehearsal Take]
  • Buy for $0.9924.Baby [Demo]
  • Buy for $1.2925.Medley: Ain't That a Shame/ I Got a Woman / Tutti Frutti [Live] - (live)

Product Description:

Audio Remasterer: Bob Fisher .
Liner Note Author: Billy Vera.
Recording information: Olympia Theatre, Paris, France.
Welcome to the sacred scrolls of rock & roll. Little Richard's turbo-charged R&B, as heard on the classic 1950s Specialty Records sessions featured on this collection, literally changed the world. The frenetic, pumping piano riffs and reckless, wild, soul-on-fire vocal whooping that electrify "Tutti Frutti," "Good Golly Miss Molly," "Long Tall Sally," and the rest, served as the hottest-sounding alarm clock ever heard, alerting a complacent post-war America that rock & roll was here to stay.
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 15,333
  • UPC: 888072307483
  • Shipping Weight: 0.19/lbs (approx)
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