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Performing in New York in 1994

 

Photograph: Catherine McGann

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Little Richard – a life in pictures

The pioneering musician,

whose songs Tutti Frutti and Long Tall Sally

were among the most flamboyant of the rock’n’roll era,

has died aged 87.

We look back over his life and career

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Sat 9 May 2020    15.41 BST

https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2020/may/09/
little-richard-a-life-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Wayne Penniman / Little Richard    1932-2020

 

Delving deeply

into the wellsprings

of gospel music and the blues,

and screaming

as if for his very life,

he created something new,

thrilling and dangerous.

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