Little Richard – “Long Tall Sally” – from “Don’t Knock The Rock” – HQ 1956

Written by on May 2, 2021


May 2, 1956: For the first time in the history of the Billboard record charts, the same five songs appeared in both the Pop and R&B Top Ten. They were:
Elvis Presley’s “Heartbreak Hotel” (#1 Pop, #6 R&B)

Carl Perkins’ “Blue Suede Shoes” (#4 Pop, #3 R&B),

Little Richard’s “Long Tall Sally” (#9 Pop, #1 R&B),

The Platters’ “Magic Touch” (#10 Pop, #7 R&B) and

Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers’ “Why Do Fools Fall in Love” (#7 Pop, #4 R&B).

Little Richard – “Long Tall Sally” – from “Don’t Knock The Rock” – HQ 1956



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