The Explosive Little Richard

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All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
In 1966, OKeh Records took its turn at trying to revive the recording career of Little Richard. In the fall of that year, they put him in a studio in Hollywood with his former Specialty Records associate Larry Williams producing, and the two cut this album of rock & roll ravers, which was released in January 1967. Little Richard is as frantic as ever, notably on the leadoff track, "I Don't Want to Discuss It," later a showstopper for Delaney & Bonnie, but rock music trends were far removed from his style of rocking abandon by 1967, and this album went unnoticed. OKeh recorded Little Richard doing his hits that January and released the results several months ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
In 1966, OKeh Records took its turn at trying to revive the recording career of Little Richard. In the fall of that year, they put him in a studio in Hollywood with his former Specialty Records associate Larry Williams producing, and the two cut this album of rock & roll ravers, which was released in January 1967. Little Richard is as frantic as ever, notably on the leadoff track, "I Don't Want to Discuss It," later a showstopper for Delaney & Bonnie, but rock music trends were far removed from his style of rocking abandon by 1967, and this album went unnoticed. OKeh recorded Little Richard doing his hits that January and released the results several months later as Greatest Hits Recorded Live, but that was the end of this comeback.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/13/2002
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261203687
  • Catalog Number: 368
  • Sales rank: 202,384

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Little Richard Primary Artist, Piano, Vocals
Technical Credits
Chris Kenner Composer
Bobby Marchan Composer
Dick Cooper Composer
Fats Domino Composer
Berry Gordy Jr. Composer
Reg Guest Arranger
Brian Holland Composer
P. Williams Composer
Arthur Wright Arranger
Roger Dopson Liner Notes
Rev. D.C. Williams Composer
Janie Bradford Composer
Fredrick Long Composer
Ernie Shelby Composer
Beth Beatty Composer
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