Rocks

Rocks

by Little Richard
     
 

This make-no-mistakes, 31-track single-disc set from Bear Family Records collects the absolutely essential sides that the gospel-fueled, raucous and electric Little Richard wrote and recorded in his prime between 1951 and 1966, including enduring and rocking touchstones like 1955's "Tutti Frutti," 1956's "Long Tall Sally" and "The Girl…  See more details below

Overview

This make-no-mistakes, 31-track single-disc set from Bear Family Records collects the absolutely essential sides that the gospel-fueled, raucous and electric Little Richard wrote and recorded in his prime between 1951 and 1966, including enduring and rocking touchstones like 1955's "Tutti Frutti," 1956's "Long Tall Sally" and "The Girl Can't Help It," 1957's "Lucille" and "Jenny, Jenny," and 1958's "Good Golly Miss Molly" and "Ooh! My Soul," among others. What you need is here. The rest, as they say, is history.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/29/2011
Label:
Imports
UPC:
4000127171382
catalogNumber:
2717138
Rank:
65352

Tracks

  1. Tutti Frutti
  2. Ready Teddy
  3. Slippin' and Slidin'
  4. Long Tall Sally
  5. Baby
  6. Miss Ann
  7. True Fine Mama
  8. By the Light of the Silvery Moon
  9. Kansas City
  10. Rip It Up
  11. She's Got It
  12. Lucille
  13. Heeby-Jeebies
  14. Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey
  15. Get Rich Quick
  16. I'll Never Let You Go (Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo)
  17. Little Richard's Boogie
  18. All Around the World
  19. I Got It
  20. Jenny, Jenny
  21. Good Golly Miss Molly
  22. Baby Face
  23. The Girl Can't Help It
  24. Ooh! My Soul
  25. Keep a Knockin'
  26. She Knows How To Rock (Rock Me)
  27. Bama Lama Bama Loo
  28. I'm In Love Again
  29. Lawdy Miss Clawdy
  30. Dew Drop Inn
  31. Get Down With It

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Little Richard   Primary Artist,Piano,Vocals
Johnny Otis   Leader,Vibes
Lee Allen   Leader,Tenor Saxophone
Art Neville   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Oscar Moore   Drums
Fred Jackson   Tenor Saxophone
Chimes   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Dewey Terry   Guitar
Justin Adams   Guitar
Leard Bell   Drums
Edgar Blanchard   Guitar
Clifford Burks   Tenor Saxophone
Nathaniel Douglas   Guitar
Frank Fields   Bass,Leader
Clarence Ford   Baritone Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone
Edward Frank   Piano
Grady Gaines   Tenor Saxophone
Don "Sugarcane" Harris   Bass
Jimi Hendrix   Guitar
Milton Hopkins   Guitar
James Hudson   Baritone Saxophone
Lloyd Lambert   Electric Bass
Ernest McLean   Guitar
Roy Montrell   Guitar
Earl Palmer   Drums,Leader
Olsie Robinson   Bass
Huey "Piano" Smith   Piano
Alvin "Red" Tyler   Baritone Saxophone
George Washington   Trombone
Devonia Williams   Piano
Albert Winston   Bass
Clarence Hall   Tenor Saxophone
Samuel Parker   Baritone Saxophone
Don Johnson   Trumpet
George Holloway   Bass
Renald Richard   Trumpet,Leader
Adolph Smith   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Albert Dobbins   Alto Saxophone
Richard Roy   Saxophone
Joe Hughes   Guitar
Roy "Willie" Mays   Trumpet,Leader
Wilbert "Lee Diamond" Smith   Tenor Saxophone
Julius Wimby   Piano
Glen Willings   Guitar
Jewell Grant   Baritone Saxophone
Big Jim Sullivan   Guitar
Pete Lewis   Guitar
Charles William Connor   Drums
Issacher "Junior" Gordon   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
Donald J. Clark   Drums
William Tircuit   Vocals,Choir, Chorus
William H. "Frosty" Pyles   Guitar
Joseph Tillman   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

Johnny Otis   Producer
Little Richard   Producer
Bobby Marchan   Composer
Lloyd Price   Composer
Leonard Feather   Composer
Bobby Troup   Composer
Dave Bartholomew   Composer
Bluesology   Musical Backing
Jerry Leiber   Composer
Hurricane Smith   Producer
Bumps Blackwell   Composer,Producer
H.B. Barnum   Producer
Fats Domino   Composer
Art Rupe   Producer
Steve Sholes   Producer
Norman Smith   Producer
Mike Stoller   Composer
Eddie Bocage   Composer
Bill Dahl   Biographical Information
Richard Penniman   Composer,Producer
Don Weiss   Producer
Bill Millar   Reissue Producer
R.A. Andreas   Illustrations
Harry Akst   Composer
Benny Davis   Composer
Enotris Johnson   Composer
John Marascalco   Composer
Dorothy LaBostrie   Composer
Edward Madden   Composer
Gus Edwards   Composer
Sven T. Uhrmann   Illustrations
Hawley Ades   Composer
Collins   Composer
Andreas Merck   Photo Scanning
James Smith   Composer
McKinley Millet   Composer
Willie Perryman   Composer
Eskew Reeder   Composer
Maybelle Jackson   Composer

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