Label: QED - QED 086 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Rockabilly
This page is a discography for rock and roll musician Little Richard. He attained international success after signing with Specialty Records in Peacock sessions: Hound Dog - Little Richard - Little RichardFebruary 25 and October 5, The recording sessions Little Richard cut for Hound Dog - Little Richard - Little Richard are among the most Hard - Tom Robinson - Love Over Rage in the history of pop music.
When Richard abdicated from Rock 'n' Roll in lateSpecialty was forced to go back to earlier, less rock-oriented recordings they had rejected initially to make future releases.
In an effort to make these bluesy recordings sound "current", they added a female chorus and in at least one instance, extra instrumentation to the basic track. Several religious cuts were recorded in the summer of in New York City and released by different labels owned by or associated with record industry mogul George Goldner EndGoldiscCoralSpin O Ramaetc.
The recordings are considered miserable, and three record labels with access to the "dirgelike" cuts overdubbed drums and other percussion to fill out the sound.
However, The Taut And Tame - Tortoise - Millions Now Living Will Never Die best of these recordings exude a purity and commitment not always found on Richard's later recordings. Little Richard was working for Mercury from June to March These excellent recordings have been produced by Quincy Jones and Bumps Blackwell.
The recordings made for Atlantic from June 14,to April 2,continue Richard's commitment to religious material. In the wake of the " British Invasion " and following a successful tour of England, Richard collected his current guitarist Glen Willingsthe drummer from his New Orleans sessions Earl Palmerand old labelmates Don and Dewey and returned to Specialty to start his comeback.
Charles White wrote in  "Even with access to the Vee Jay files, information is a bit uncertain in some areas Of most importance to latter-day rock fans are the cuts that Jimi Hendrix played on, as a member of Richard's touring band.
We have singled out those tracks we are relatively sure have Hendrix involvement, although he may have appeared on others. Vee Jay Executive Betty Chiapetta reported inthat Richard recorded several instrumentals for the label. Hendrix played on at least 9 cuts on the second LR Vee Jay album, of '50s remakes. Little Richard was recording for the Modern from December to January The Modern recordings are demos, studio warm-ups, tapes supplied by Richard, and actual Modern sessions.
Two songs are leftovers from Vee Jay, an extended version of "Groovy Little Suzy" and a studio version of "Slippin' and Slidin'", both from August Contemporary, yet progressive mix of pop, jazz, and soul studio cuts and a charting, in-studio-with-audience live set highlight Richard's Okeh period from February 5,to May 17, at Hollywood and in December at Abbey Road Studios.
Richard recorded for Brunswick six titles in Three singles have been released. It is not found in the Brunswick files. The Reprise era was the peak of Richard's comeback, highlighted by numerous television talk-show appearances. The sessions took place from March 11,to April Reprise files mention a session in Los Angeles, for Blackwell Productions; no titles available. Sessions yielded two hit singles and one hit album. Some tracks from April,first appeared under alternate titles, for the Ala label.
Little Richard recorded three titles for the film Let the Good Times Roll circa latefor United Records in Januaryand for other labels in — He re-recorded his mids and mids Specialty hits for K-tel in In andhe recorded the album Lifetime Friendissued by Warner Bros. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Da Capo Press. London: Guinness World Records Limited. Retrieved Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Little Richard. Book:Little Richard. Categories : Discographies of American artists Rock music discographies Rhythm and blues discographies Pop Tell Me How - Buddy Holly - Legend - From The Original Master Tapes discographies.
The Fabulous Little Richard. Pray Along with Little Richard Vol 2. Pray Along with Little Richard Vol 1. The King of the Gospel Singers. The Wild and Frantic Little Richard. The Explosive Little Richard. Specialty . The King of Rock and Roll. The Second Coming. Friends from the Beginning. Let the Good Times Roll soundtrack. Right Now! Little Richard Live. Down and Out in Beverly Hills Hound Dog - Little Richard - Little Richard . Released: c.
Unreleased track with Joey Covington of Jefferson Airplane. Dollars Quincey Jones album. Head On. Down and Out in Beverly Hills Soundtrack. Little Richard performs a rocking, faith-based track that he wrote with Billy Preston - the first he wrote and recorded since he reconciled his role as a Minister and as a rock and roll performer - for the soundtrack to the motion picture Down and Out in Beverly Hills. The Telephone Soundtrack. Little Richard sings duet with Philip Bailey on the theme song for the soundtrack of the motion picture Twins.
Little Richard preaches a sermon in rhyming rap style and sings background vocals on the B-side of the inch 45rpm extended single with U2 and B. Time's Up. Young Guns film soundtrack. Everytime - Numa Crew - Dub Searcher Richard is a featured singer as part of a supergroup of popular musicians, entertainers and athletes. The group of people involved was Hound Dog - Little Richard - Little Richard collectively known as Voices That Care and was shown as such on the single release and marketing materials.
The single and supporting documentary music video were intended to help boost the morale of U. Little Richard sings a duet with Elton John. Rhythm, Country and Blues. Little Richard sings duet with Jimmy Lewis. Last Man Standing. Little Richard sings a track on the unreleased tribute album to the songs of gospel music legend Dottie Rambo. This recording is from a session by the James Gang, on The New Flesh - The Absurd Little Richard sat in on vocals and piano.
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