Top weekend events: KAABOO Del Mar, API
The San Diego Union-TribuneTop weekend events: KAABOO Del Mar, API Culinary Fusion Festival, 'Young Artists'The San Diego Union-TribuneThe New Orleans-bred musician was just 18 when he joined Little Richard's band in 1953. By that time, he had already drummed with Big Easy legend Professor Longhair, Guitar Slim, Champion Jack Dupree and Shirley & Lee. Connor returns on Saturday ...and more »
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 6:16 am
Strictly Come Dancing: the first dances and
iNewsStrictly Come Dancing: the first dances and songs revealediNewsThe Saturdays singer Mollie King is dancing the Jive to 'Good Golly Miss Molly' by Little Richard with her partner AJ Pritchard. TV presenter Ruth Langsford and partner Anton du Beke are Waltzing to 'This Nearly Was Mine' (the Seth MacFarlane version).These are the dances and songs for Strictly Come Dancing's opening weekendBirmingham Mailall 14 news articles »
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 6:03 am
This revival lets the good times roll-Five
Telegraph.co.ukThis revival lets the good times roll-Five Guys Named Moe, reviewTelegraph.co.ukThere isn't a feel-bad bone in Five Guys Named Moe. The jukebox musical, which showcases the songs of the jazz and R&B pioneer Louis Jordan, was first ...and more »
Posted on 15 September 2017 | 2:32 am
Football injuries, lost voice, Swick keeps
TheRecord.comFootball injuries, lost voice, Swick keeps bouncing backTheRecord.comThe first song Tomi Swick ever sung as a little kid was a Little Richard classic. On latest release "The Yukon Motel," the Juno Award-winning Hamilton-based singer-songwriter-guitarist feels he has found his true singing voice at last. "My family have ...and more »
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 9:19 pm
What's on TV tonight - The Times
The TimesWhat's on TV tonightThe Times“The prospect of immortality doesn't excite me,” Marc Bolan said, “but the prospect of being a material idol for four years does.” He ended up achieving both. Killed at age 29 in 1977, when his Mini crashed into a tree on Barnes Common in London, Bolan ...
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 4:01 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: What little richard
i know he started recording with him in 1964
Posted on 19 January 2012 | 3:16 pm
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