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Throwback Thursday: ‘Here’s Little Richard’

This months Throwback Thursday will focus on the 1950’s A decade which started Rock’n’Roll. The first album we have going into the new segment is ‘Here’s Little Richard’. An album which was released in 1957, and featured some of Richard’s biggest hits, ‘Long Tall Sally’ and ‘Tutti Frutti’. Although this album only managed to reach 13 in the Billboard Charts, it is widely regarded as one of the best albums… Keep Reading

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Little Richard

Pounding the piano, howling his lyrics and screaming in a wild falsetto, Little Richard & 8212; the so-called Quasar of Rock &8212; was integral to the birth of rock & roll. His unhinged performance style, mascara-coated eyelashes, and high pompadour were exotic and androgynous, and in many ways he personified the new pop music genre’s gleeful sexuality and spirit of rebellion. In his own way &8212; and as he is… Keep Reading

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