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Little Richard

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Aliases
Little Richard and His Band
Real name
Richard Wayne Penniman
Born
December 5, 1932
Died
May 9, 2020
Country
United States
IPI
00023850894 31 works
23850894 2 works
Affiliation
BMI
Comments
Rock 'n' roll singer, songwriter and pianist
Member of
Peace Choir (1991)
Voices That Care (1991)
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
 REL November 1956 (2 artists)
Originally by Li'l Millet REC
1967 Miki Volek
March 1957 Merlin Bee
April 1964 (18 artists)
March 1957 (9 artists)
April 1956 (11 artists)
November 1951 Half Japanese
July 1970 (4 artists)
March 1952 Nick Curran
 REC February 1958 (110 artists)
Originally by The Valiants [US1] REL
Sampled by Buchanan and Goodman
February 1986 Rock Nalle
October 1971 (2 artists)
July 1970 (4 artists)
October 1956 (9 artists)
1961 (2 artists)
January 1967 (9 artists)
January 1967 (11 artists)
August 1959 (4 artists)
July 1958 Stan Urban
October 1955 King Biscuit Boy with Crowbar
1961 Local Exchange
October 1971 (3 artists)
March 1956 (165 artists)
Sampled by Buchanan and Goodman
February 1957 (147 artists)
March 1957 (9 artists)
December 1971 (8 artists)
May 1958 (14 artists)
June 1956 (65 artists)
June 1956 (130 artists)
Roll Back The Rock (To The Dawn Of Time) Little Richard August 24, 1994 Unverified
October 1956 (10 artists)
November 1951 The Treniers - Orch. dir. of G. Gilbeaux - Alto Sax Solo: Don Hill
November 1956 (48 artists)
Sampled by Fergie
March 1957 (15 artists)
listen on Internet Archive October 1955 (162 artists)
Sampled by Buchanan and Goodman

Covers by Little Richard

Title Performer Release date Originally by
May 1968 State Street Boys
July 1958 Jan Garber and His Orchestra - Vocal Refrain by Benny Davis
1966 Jimmy Reed
August 1964 Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye - Vocal Refrain by Tommy Ryan
January 1966 Larry Williams [US1]
October 1971 Creedence Clearwater Revival
January 1966 Charles Brown & Amos Milburn, Sam Cooke
October 1971 The Rolling Stones
July 1958 Billy Murray and Haydn Qartet with Orchestra
August 1964 Pete Johnson and His Boogie Woogie Boys - Vocal Chorus Joe Turner
1963 Darrell Glenn
May 1965 Clifton White
October 1971 Martha & The Vandellas
1973 Otis Redding
Do, Lord, Remember Me Little Richard 1961 Unverified
January 1967 Chuck Willis
November 1958 Gitfiddle Jim, Art Tatum and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Joe Turner
January 1967 Shorty Long [US1]
December 1966 Bobby Marchan
September 24, 2002 Johnny Cash and Tennessee Two
August 1964 Fats Domino
  August 5, 1992 The Valiants [US1] REL, Little Richard REC
  August 1964 Lead Belly REL, Leadbelly REC
August 1964 Bo-Pete
1992 Rev. F. W. McGee
  February 1958 Johnny Otis and Orchestra REL, Little Richard REC
July 1, 1997 Joe Tex
August 1964 Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton - Kansas City Bill & Orch.
September 16, 2008 Webb Pierce
  1996 Carol Lawrence & Girls REC,REL, Carol Lawrence, Marilyn Cooper, Reri Grist, Carmen Gutierrez, Elizabeth Taylor & The Shark Girls PRF
October 1971 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
July 1970 The Beatles
September 26, 2006 The Beatles
It is No Secret Little Richard November 1963 Unverified
1960 Homer Quincy Smith
August 25, 1986 Foreigner
August 5, 1992 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with Mari Jones, Little Richard and His Band
March 1957 Johnny Moore's Three Blazers with Mari Jones
Covered by (47 artists)
1960 The Jenkins Family
October 1971 Three Dog Night
1960 (unknown)
March 1959 Little Willie Littlefield, Johnny Otis and Orchestra REL
Covered by (19 artists)
August 5, 1992 Little Willie Littlefield, Johnny Otis and Orchestra REL, Little Richard REC
August 1957 "Boodle It" Wiggins
January 1967 Chris Kenner
August 1964 Lloyd Price and His Orchestra
August 5, 1992 Little Richard and His Band
July 1970 Elsie Clark
August 5, 1992 Little Richard
August 1964 Mindy Carson with Ray Conniff's Orchestra & The Columbians
October 1971 Rev. C.D. Montgomery, Dave Cutrell with McGinty's Oklahoma Cow Boy Band
September 1959 Coleman Brothers
August 5, 1992 Little Richard and His Band
January 1967 Barrett Strong
August 1964 Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters
1992 American Quartet
August 1964 The Platters
1992 George Reneau, Tom Glazer and The Do-Re-Mi Children's Chorus
1960 (unknown), Wiseman Sextet, Heavenly Gospel Singers
August 5, 1992 Little Richard and His Band
August 5, 1992 Little Richard and His Band
February 24, 2004 Fats Domino
  1988 Rock Island Colored Booster Quartet PRF, Kelly Pace and Group REC, Lead Belly REL
December 1966 Fats Domino
February 1957 Leo Price
Covered by (46 artists)
August 5, 1992 Leo Price, Little Richard
October 1971 Hank Williams with His Drifting Cowboys
March 1959 Faye Adams with The Joe Morris Orchestra
1992 (unknown), Henry Whitter
August 1964 Larry Williams and His Band
March 1956 Al Collins & Orchestra, Eddie Bo
Covered by (61 artists)
March 1, 1994 Eddie Cochran
1992 (unknown), Sun Valley Trio
1972 (unknown)
October 1971 The Temptations [US1]
August 5, 1992 Little Richard and His Band
1992 (unknown), Dorothy Olsen
March 1959 Big Maybelle
May 1965 Clyde McPhatter
  1992 Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye REC,REL, James Baskett BRD

Sampled songs

Songs written by Little Richard

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Baby Little Richard Little Richard and His Band September 14, 1955 Covered by Merlin Bee
Bama Lama Bama Loo Little Richard Little Richard April 1964 Covered by (18 artists)
Directly from My Heart to You Little Richard Little Richard - Johnny Otis' Band February 25, 1953 Covered by (11 artists)
Every Hour Little Richard Little Richard November 1951 Covered by Half Japanese
Freedom Blues Little Richard, Eskew Reeder Little Richard March 11, 1970 Covered by (4 artists)
Great Gosh A'Mighty (It's a Matter of Time) Little Richard, Billy Preston, Sylvia Smith, John Charles Schuller Little Richard February 1986 Covered by Rock Nalle
He's Not Just a Soldier Little Richard, William Pitt [US1] Little Richard 1961 Covered by (2 artists)
Hey Hey Hey Hey Little Richard Little Richard REC, Johnny Otis and Orchestra REL November 29, 1955 Covered by (19 artists)
I Got It Little Richard Little Richard August 1959 Covered by (4 artists)
I'll Never Let You Go Little Richard Little Richard October 18, 1957 Covered by Stan Urban
Long Tall Sally Little Richard, Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson Little Richard and His Band February 7, 1956 Covered by (165 artists)
Lucille Little Richard, Al Collins [US-LA] Little Richard July 16, 1956 Covered by (147 artists)
Miss Ann Little Richard, Enotris Johnson Little Richard and His Band February 7, 1956 Covered by (9 artists)
Ooh! My Soul Little Richard Little Richard May 1958 Covered by (14 artists)
She's Got It Little Richard, John Marascalco Little Richard and His Band October 1956 Covered by (10 artists)
The "Rill" Thing Little Richard Little Richard June 1, 1970
True Fine Mama Little Richard Little Richard and His Band November 29, 1955 Covered by (15 artists)
Tutti-Frutti Little Richard, Dorothy LaBostrie, Joe Lubin Little Richard and His Band September 14, 1955 Covered by (162 artists)

Adapted songs

Releases

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Baby Face Little Richard July 1958 Specialty
Bama Lama Bama Loo Little Richard April 1964 Specialty
Crying in the Chapel Little Richard 1963 Atlantic
Get Down With It Little Richard December 1966 Columbia [EMI]
Get Rich Quick Little Richard March 1952 RCA Victor
Good Golly, Miss Molly Little Richard February 1958 Specialty
Great Gosh A'Mighty! (It's a Matter of Time) Little Richard February 1986 MCA Records
Green Power Little Richard October 1971 Reprise Records
Greenwood Mississippi Little Richard August 1970 Reprise Records
I Don't Want to Discuss It Little Richard January 1967 OKeh
I Got It Little Richard August 1959 Specialty
Jenny, Jenny Little Richard May 1957 Specialty
Kansas City / Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey (A Medley) Little Richard April 1959 Specialty
Keep a Knockin' Little Richard August 1957 Specialty
Little Richard's Boogie Little Richard - Johnny Otis' Band April 1956 Peacock
Long Tall Sally Little Richard and His Band March 1956 Specialty
Lucille Little Richard February 1957 Specialty
Milky White Way Little Richard September 1959 End
Ooh! My Soul Little Richard May 1958 Specialty
Rip It Up Little Richard and His Band June 1956 Specialty
She Knows How to Rock Little Richard November 1958 Specialty
She's Got It Little Richard and His Band October 1956 Specialty
Stingy Jenny Little Richard May 1968 Brunswick
Taxi Blues Little Richard November 1951 RCA Victor
The Girl Can't Help It Little Richard and His Band November 1956 Specialty
Tutti-Frutti Little Richard and His Band October 1955 Specialty
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On Little Richard August 1964 Vee-Jay
Without Love Little Richard May 1965 Vee-Jay

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Reported errors

# Reported by Reported on Status Last update
#39135 Stephan Koenig 2009-05-12 14:19:58 UTC Bastien 2020-05-09 15:15:21 UTC by Oldiesmann

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