‘Jenny, Jenny’ was one of no fewer than seven irresistible singles to make the UK charts in a memorable year for the rock’n’roller.
Richard's fabulous debut album was also the only US Top 20 pop chart LP for the Georgia Peach.
The compilation 'Rip It Up: The Best of Specialty Records' features 18 key recordings in rock’n’roll, R&B, soul, and blues.
Richard's version of the Leiber & Stoller song added his own segment and moved The Beatles to cover it live and then on 'Beatles For Sale.'
Price was a hugely significant figure on the R&B scene in the days leading into the new rock'n'roll craze, with four No.1s in the 1950s.
“A wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!”, Richard exclaimed, and the world listened.
His passing, at his home, was confirmed by his son Danny Penniman, but a cause of death has not yet been announced.
The expanded Here's Little Richard: 60th Anniversary Edition provides captivating new angles on the creation of this building block of rock 'n' roll.
Here's Little Richard, the legendary debut album by Little Richard is getting a 60th anniversary deluxe reissue, remastered with extra tracks
To kick off the centennial celebrations of a blues titan's birth, the compilation Whiskey & Wimmen: John Lee Hooker’s Finest will be released on 31 March.
A box set celebrating the unique genius of Little Richard, ‘Directly From My Heart: The Best of the Specialty & Vee-Jay Years,' is coming this summer.