Richard's version of the Leiber & Stoller song added his own segment and moved The Beatles to cover it live...
The service took place at Richard's alma mater, Oakwood University in Huntsville.
Bruce Beresford, of 'Driving Miss Daisy' fame, will be directing the new film.
"Little Richard came screaming into my life when I was a teenager," wrote McCartney.
His passing, at his home, was confirmed by his son Danny Penniman, but a cause of death has not yet been announced.
McCartney recorded a message for BBC 6 Music selecting Vincent's early rock 'n' roll classic, 'Be-Bop-A-Lula.'
The self-titled set is released by Rounder Records via Concord and is winning plaudits for its classic but modern roots style.
The track came from an album featuring Peter Frampton, Rory Gallagher, members of Spooky Tooth and many more.
From classic pop hits to infectious dancefloor anthems, the best prom songs will make it a night to remember.
Show off your musical knowledge and liven up your video calls with the best album covers for those virtual Zoom meetings.
Arthur ‘Big Boy’ Crudup passed away on 28 March 1974 and while many have forgotten his recordings, his place in the story of the blues and rock’n’roll is secure.
Ron Weisner says “everybody wanted to participate” when he floated the idea of the compilation.
Gene Vincent fused country music, gospel and the blues into a style of rockabilly that had a harder edge than almost any of his contemporaries.
At the end of February 1964, trade ads announced the return of Chuck Berry, with one of his classic later singles, Nadine.
Fats Domino was a one-off in an industry full of artists who are ‘likes’ and his music as well as inspiring many other performers has given immense pleasure.
Often imitated but never bettered when at his peak, Elvis Presley’s blue suede shoes are impossible to fill.