Little Richard: A-Wop-Bop-A-Loo-Bop-A-Lop-Bam-Boom | ThisDayInMusic

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Little Richard has died of bone cancer at the age of 87. He had his biggest hits in the 1950s and was known for his exuberant performances and flamboyant outfits. With the likes of Chuck Berry and Elvis, he was one of the handful of US acts who mixed blues, R&B and gospel that led to the evolution of rock 'n' roll. He sold more than 30 million records worldwide with hits including 'Good Golly Miss Molly', 'Lucille', 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Long Tall Sally'. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/little-richard/

Little Richard: A-Wop-Bop-A-Loo-Bop-A-Lop-Bam-Boom | ThisDayInMusic

In Sept 1955, Little Richard entered a New Orleans recording studio to begin two days of recording. Things were not going well and during a break, Richard and his producer; Bumps Blackwell went to the


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