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...Wikipedia
Born: 5th December, 1932, Macon, Ga
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: "Tutti Frutti" "Long Tall Sally",
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Here's Little Richard is the debut album from Little Richard, released on March 1957. He had scored six Top 40 hits the previous year, some of which were included on this recording. It was his highest charting album, at 13 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart. In 2003, the album was ranked number 50 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The album contained two of Richard's biggest hits, "Long Tall Sally", which reached #6 in the U.S. Pop charts, and "Jenny, Jenny", which reached #10 in the U.S. Pop charts.
Rock 'n' roll legend Little Richard is recovering after recently suffering a heart attack while at home with his family.
The "Tutti Frutti" singer, who turned 80 last year, reveals he was overcome with a coughing fit and started to feel a shooting pain in his arm and it was only after self-medicating that he started to feel OK.
His doctor later advised him that he had suffered a heart attack, and revealed that he saved his own life with his quick-thinking actions.
During a chat with Cee Lo Green for a Recording Academy fundraiser in Georgia on... Read More
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Jimi Hendrix Dies – September 18, 1970
by: Dave Swanson
Jimi Hendrix, perhaps the most innovative guitarist to ever visit our planet, died on Sept. 18, 1970, leaving behind an unimaginable legacy and body of work considering his short time with us.
Born John Allen Hendrix on Nov. 24, 1942, the man we came to know as Jimi learned his way around the guitar at a young age. First shown the glories of the six string by his father (who renamed him James Marshall Hendrix), he very quickly realized that he had found his calling. After a brief stint in... Read More
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The grass may look greener on the other side but it`s just as hard to cut.
[about Elvis Presley] He was an integrator, Elvis was a blessing. They wouldn`t let black music through. He opened the door for black music.
Befriended The Beatles when he toured England in the early 1960s. He and Beatles manager Brian Epstein got along especially well; Epstein persuaded him to lend his personal microphone to another singer when the stage mike failed, and to perform an extra concert.
Jimi Hendrix was a member of one of his touring bands, before Hendrix launched his solo career.
A surfer becomes the head of a major company.