Little Richard
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1932-12-05
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Little Richard Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known as Little Richard, is an American recording artist, singer-songwriter and actor.

A pop music and culture icon, Little Richard's most-celebrated work dates from the mid-1950s when his dynamic music and charismatic showmanship presaged the rise of rock and roll. His music influenced many other popular music genres, including soul, funk and hip hop and shaped generations of rhythm and blues artists.

Little Richard has been honored by many institutions. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of its first group of inductees in 1986. He was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He is the recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rhythm and Blues Foundation. Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" (1955) was included in the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2010, which stated that his "unique vocalizing over the irresistible beat announced a new era in music." In 2015, the National Museum of African American Music honored Little Richard with a Rhapsody & Rhythm Award for his role in the formation of popular music genres and in helping shatter racial divisions in the music industry.

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Slippin' And Slidin'
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Slippin' And Slidin'
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Tutti Frutti
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Tutti Frutti
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Baby Face
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Baby Face
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Rip It Up
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Rip It Up
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Little Richard Medley
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Little Richard Medley
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Long Tall Sally
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Long Tall Sally
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The Girl Can't Help It
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The Girl Can't Help It
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Good Golly Miss Molly
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Good Golly Miss Molly
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Jenny Jenny 
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Jenny Jenny 
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Good Golly Miss Molly `91
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Good Golly Miss Molly `91
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Lucille
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Lucille
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Slippin' And Slidin'
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Slippin' And Slidin'
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All Around the World
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All Around the World
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