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Little Richard in His Own Words

Little Richard, self-proclaimed 'king of rock 'n' roll', talks about his career, his childhood, his love of music and why he believes he is a living legend.

Hear Little Richard - the self proclaimed King Of Rock N Roll - in his own words, talking about his career, his childhood, his love of music and why he believes he is a living legend.

In this special show, we'll hear music from Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry - as well as many other artists who were influenced by the man himself, mixed in with archive recordings of Little Richard talking at various stages of his life.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 10 Apr 2016 13:00

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Music Played

  • Little Richard

    The Girl Can't Help It

    • Little Richard - British Hit Singles.
    • Ace.
  • Little Richard

    Long Tall Sally

    • Little Richard - British Hit Singles.
    • Ace.
  • Little Richard

    Good Golly Miss Molly

    • Little Richard - British Hit Singles.
    • Ace.
  • Elvis Presley

    Treat Me Nice

    • Elvis - Blue Suede Shoes.
    • BMG.
  • Wanda Jackson

    Let's Have A Party

    • That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • Little Richard

    Tutti Frutti

    • That's Rock'n'Roll (Various Artists).
    • EMI.
  • Joe Tex

    Show Me

    • The 60's - Soul (Various Artists).
    • Knight Records.
    • 4.
  • Chuck Berry

    Maybellene

    • The Best Of Chuck Berry.
    • Music Club.
    • 3.
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience

    Foxy Lady

    • MCA.
  • Little Richard

    Hey Hey Hey

  • Little Richard

    Keep a Knockin'

    • Little Richard - British Hit Singles.
    • Ace.
  • Little Richard

    Bama Lama Bama Loo

    • The Very Best Of Little Richard.
    • CASCADE.
    • 21.
  • Ike & Tina Turner

    River Deep - Mountain High

  • Jackie Wilson

    All My Love

    • Million Sellers Vol.8 - The Sixties.
    • Disky.
  • The Beatles

    I Saw Her Standing There

    • The Beatles - Please Please Me.
    • Parlophone.
    • 1.
  • The Rolling Stones

    Not Fade Away

  • Little Richard

    Rip It Up

    • Speciality.
  • Little Richard

    Ooh My Soul

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