Little Richard

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Little Rich·ard

 (rĭch′ərd) Pseudonym of Richard Wayne Penniman. Born 1932.
American singer of rock music. Noted for his flamboyant style, he influenced many artists, among them Elvis Presley and the Beatles.
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In remembrance, we found ourselves listening to Winehouse's seminal classic, "Rehab," beautiful "Back to Black" and her more recent duet with Tony Bennett, "Body & Soul," along with Blair's great song (performed with his band, the Boyfriends) "War Zone," along with his riotous poems, "My Name is Karl" and "Little Richard Penniman Tells It Like It T-I-IS.
Penned by Dorothy La Bostrie, Richard Penniman a n d Joe Lu bi n , it was sung by Little Richard in Don't Knock The Rock (1956) starring Alan Dale and Alan Freed.
This telemovie chronicles the life and times of rock and roll pioneer Little Richard, born Richard Penniman, one of 12 children in Georgia.