Remembering Fats Domino, 1928–2017 -
RollingStone.comRemembering Fats Domino, 1928–2017RollingStone.com"He influenced me as an entertainer, period," says Little Richard. "When I was a boy in Macon, Georgia, Fats used to come there. I didn't have the money to go see him, so I used to try and sneak in, because I loved him. He was just a little, short guy ...Jeff Simon: Here's Little Richard; Rock 'n' Roll can now begin for realBuffalo NewsFats Domino's Low-Key Brilliance: A Rock and Roll Pioneer, Criminally OverlookedDaily BeastFats Domino and the white artists who got famous singing his songsLos Angeles TimesNew York Times -U.S. News & World Report -The Timesall 102 news articles »
Posted on 27 October 2017 | 1:27 pm
Little Richard Remembers Fats Domino: 'He
RollingStone.comLittle Richard Remembers Fats Domino: 'He Could Make a Piano Talk'RollingStone.comNot long after the sad news of Fats Domino's death hit yesterday, we put in an interview request for Little Richard. They may have risen out of different scenes and approached their craft a bit differently, but both pianists are inarguably two of the ...Fats Domino dies at 89; gave rock music a New Orleans flavorWashington PostFats Domino: Rock n' Roll's Crucial, Underappreciated ArchitectBillboardRock 'n' roll's Fats Domino effectBoston HeraldPitchforkall 225 news articles »
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 9:48 am
Little Richard Rejects 'Omnisexual' Past: 'I
CBN NewsLittle Richard Rejects 'Omnisexual' Past: 'I Want to Be Holy Like Jesus'CBN NewsIconic musician Little Richard is renouncing his past rock-and-roll lifestyle of sexual immorality, saying he has repented and turned to Jesus Christ for salvation. In previous interviews, the famous singer referred to himself as "omnisexual ...Former 'Queer Icon' Little Richard Denounces Homosexuality, Tells LGBT Community 'God Can Save You'Gospel Heraldall 112 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2017 | 12:25 pm
Little Richard on Fats Domino: 'He's the
BillboardLittle Richard on Fats Domino: 'He's the Greatest Entertainer Ever'BillboardR&B and rock n' roll pioneer Fats Domino died at the age of 89 on Wednesday (Oct. 25). Several hours after the news broke, the iconic Little Richard spoke to Billboard about Domino, who was one of the few artists who can claim to have started rocking ...Little Richard pays tribute to the late Fats Domino, calls him “the greatest entertainer” he's ever knownRock 107"We love you": Fats Domino tributes and reactions from artists and officialsbestofneworleans.comFats Domino, rock 'n' roll pioneer, dead at 89ReutersLos Angeles Times -The Atlantic -The San Diego Union-Tribune -WWLall 412 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2017 | 11:16 am
Little Richard's Traumatic, Black, Queer
NoiseyLittle Richard's Traumatic, Black, Queer Childhood Helped Mold Rock 'N' RollNoiseyIn 2000, The Donny & Marie Osmond Show interviewed Little Richard which led to one of his most candid reflections on his childhood and relationship to masculinity. In front of a virtually all-white audience, he describes the bloody beatings his father ...
Posted on 17 October 2017 | 11:09 pm
Featured pop concert: Sonics, still super,
'Our whole bag, just like when we were 18, is to play hard and make the floor move. Hold on to something, because the Sonics are coming!"
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 12:23 am
Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center’s
The ?Saturday Night Live? comic and movie star will be honored Oct. 18 at 18th-annual celebration.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 6:26 pm
Macon-Mercer land swap final; Payne City
Macon-Bibb County commissioners voted 8-0 Tuesday night to formally ratify a land swap with Mercer University, clearing the way for construction of a curving connector road that will link the… Click to Continue »
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 5:51 pm
To Pimp a Butterfly Continues Lamar’s
The history of black music in America is a story of marginalization. Record labels ignore it, the radio refuses to play it, and it often fails to break through until a white artist with a similar musical sensibility becomes popular. We don’t celebrate Little Richard the same way we trumpet the talents of Elvis Presley. [...]
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 8:49 pm
‘Early influence’ category was the
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was established in 1986 to celebrate an art form filled with such hell-raisers as Little Richard and Keith Moon.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 7:46 pm
Barrence Whitfield is still shrieking
It's funny — there's one guy who thought Barrence Whitfield was worth saving." Whitfield, a 60-year-old with a shrieking, Little Richard voice, has been subjecting worldwide fans to rock 'n' roll aggression since the late 1970s, when he moved from his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:00 am
Love Becomes a Funeral Pyre’ review: The
who found the gifts in a man who wanted to throw them away, nurtured them, and kept them alive for as long as they could. David Kirby is the author of “Little Richard: The Birth of Rock ’n’ Roll.” By Mick Wall Chicago Review. 416 pp. $28.95
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:43 am
Album review: Barrence Whitfield & The
For those unfamiliar, Whitfield’s growl and whiskey-soaked low rasp is a key ingredient in the Savages’ turbo-charged sound mixing blues, bruising soul, ‘60s garage rock and a shot of Little Richard’a electric rock’n’roll. This follow-up to ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 11:14 pm
As New Orleans Recovers, Will The Dew Drop
Little Richard, a frequent performer there, even composed a song about the place. The Dew Drop Inn closed its doors in 1972, after a 34-year run during which it featured some of the greatest R&B and soul artists who ever lived. Now, there's a new effort to ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:59 am
Your musical chronology
The early Beatles covered Carl Perkins, Little Richard, and early Motown, and that got me listening to the source material, especially Buddy Holly. Groups such as Cream, the Rolling Stones and later Led Zeppelin were covering blues artists, and that ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:11 am
AP: Little Richard released from hospital
Little Richard is out of the hospital following hip surgery, promising to perform again.
Posted on 1 December 2009 | 5:33 pm
Little Richard asks fans for prayers after
Little Richard is asking fans to pray for his speedy recovery after undergoing hip surgery at a Tennessee hospital.
Posted on 23 November 2009 | 3:21 pm
Little Richard, Chuck Berry to play La.
Little Richard and Chuck Berry are dusting off the songbook of a New Orleans legend to raise money for the city's parks and schools.
Posted on 2 April 2009 | 12:08 pm
Hall of Fame drummer Earl Palmer dead at 84
Earl Palmer, the session drummer whose pioneering backbeats were recorded on such classics as Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" and The Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," has died. He was 84.
Posted on 19 September 2008 | 8:58 pm
Little Richard Gets Standing Ovation
Little Richard got a standing ovation at the Ryman Auditorium — and he didn't even perform.
Posted on 19 February 2008 | 1:02 pm
Resolved Question: Does anybody know an
Posted on 13 January 2015 | 8:29 am
Resolved Question: Happy Birthday to Wayne
Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known by his stage name Little Richard, is an American recording artist, songwriter, and musician. He has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for over six decades. Penniman's most celebrated work dates from the mid 1950s where his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship laid the foundation for rock and roll. His music also had a pivotal impact on the formation of other popular music genres, including soul and funk. Penniman influenced numerous singers and musicians across musical genres from rock to rap.
What are your favorite songs by Wayne Penniman A/K/A Little Richard?Do you think he gets a vote as one of the pioneers of Rock N' Roll?He gets my vote! ;)
2:Long Tall Sally
3: Good Golly, Miss Molly
5:Keep A Knockin
6: Rip It Up
7:The Girl Can't Help It
8:Slippin' and Slidin' (Peepin' and Hidin')
9:True Fine Mama
Posted on 4 December 2013 | 7:20 pm
Resolved Question: Who were Chuck Berry and
All i know is that they were important during the 1950's.
Posted on 14 January 2013 | 6:12 am
Resolved Question: A movie that little
I had seen this movie that had little Richard that played in it. I cant remember the name. The movie had little space ships in it as well. It was a fiction.
Posted on 4 January 2012 | 12:26 am
Resolved Question: What is the significance
Okay, I'm doing a project for my music history class and I cannot find the significance of Little Richard to rock and roll...if anyone has any ideas, you'd save my grade. :)
Posted on 16 November 2010 | 8:17 am