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Legendary Little Richard Part nine

Legendary Little Richard Part nine

Legendary Little Richard Part nine

Legendary Little Richard Part nine

Here’s some information about Little Richard, called Legendary Little Richard Part nine, with a new album, please enjoy.

Legacy Music

He claims to be “the architect of rock and roll”, and history would seem to bear out Little Richard’s boast. More than any other performer – save, perhaps, Elvis Presley, Little Richard blew the lid off the Fifties, laying the foundation for rock and roll with his explosive music and charismatic persona. On record, he made spine-tingling rock and roll. His frantically charged piano playing and raspy, shouted vocals on such classics as “Tutti Frutti”, “Long Tall Sally” and “Good Golly, Miss Molly” defined the dynamic sound of rock and roll.
—Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Little Richard...

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Legendary Little Richard Part Eight

Legendary Little Richard Part Eight

Legendary Little Richard Part Eight

Legendary Little Richard Part Eight

It’s been over a year, but I never forget my favorite performers and singers. Little Richard is a performer, because he can sing, play instruments, and he wrote songs. In this blog entitled Legendary Little Richard Part Eight, i’m going to deal with his religion and health, so keep reading and see and hear what this blog has.

Religion

Little Richard’s family had deep evangelical (Baptist and African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)) Christian roots, including two uncles and a grandfather who were preachers. Little Richard also took part in Macon’s Pentecostal churches, which were his favorites mainly due to their music, charismatic praise, dancing in the Holy Spirit and speaking in tongues...

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Jackie Wilson Part Five

Jackie Wilson Part Five

Jackie Wilson Part Five

Jackie Wilson Part Five

In Jackie Wilson Part Five, I found tidbits and trivial information for you, plus a  new album, which I already downloaded, to my website, which meant I had to use it before the milk gets spoiled(joke).

  • In the VH-1 5-part television special, Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America, fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Smokey Robinson and Bobby Womack both paid tribute to Wilson. Smokey explained that “Jackie Wilson was the most dynamic singer and performer that I think I’ve ever seen. Bobby added “He was the real Elvis Presley, as far as I’m concerned…and Elvis took a lot from him too.”
  • In his autobiography To Be Loved (named for one of the hit tunes he wrote for Wilson) Motown founder Berry Gordy stated that Wils...
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Jackie Wilson Part Four

Jackie Wilson Part Four

Jackie Wilson Part Four

Jackie Wilson Part Four

I just bought another album for this blog and I have to type you, that it’s great, and well worth it. Now let’s get into Jackie Wilson Part Four, so you can hear his album, an wait for the final one in this series.

Death

According to Larry Geller, who visited Wilson backstage in Las Vegas with Elvis Presley, the singer had a habit of taking a handful of salt tablets and drinking large amounts of water before each performance, to create profuse sweating. Wilson told Elvis Presley, “The chicks love it.” A side effect would have been hypertension.

On September 29, 1975, Jackie Wilson was one of the featured acts in Dick Clark’s Good Ol’ Rock and Roll Revue, hosted by the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey...

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Willie Nelson Part Seven

Willie Nelson Part Seven

Willie Nelson Part Seven

Willie Nelson Part Seven

I knows been awhile, since the last Willie Nelson blog, but now I’m doing more people, and I’m updating my older blogs, and it’s taking longer, than I thought. In Willie Nelson Part Seven, I’ll be typing about Willie Nelson’s music style and his guitar, I just hope you can find time to listen to my new Willie Nelson’s album, when you are finish.

Music style

Nelson uses a variety of music styles to create his own distinctive blend of country music, a hybrid of jazz, pop, blues, rock and folk...

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Jackie Wilson Part Three

Jackie Wilson Part Three

Jackie Wilson Part Three

Jackie Wilson Part Three

I been looking forward to doing Jackie Wilson Part Three, ever since I completed Part Two. I have an album of Jackie Wilson, that not even I have heard from iTunes yet, but I will, just as soon I complete this blog called, Jackie Wilson Part Three, Let me know how you think of it.

Personal life

Wilson’s personal life was laced with tragedy. In 1960 in New Orleans, he was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer when fans tried to climb on stage. He assaulted a policeman who had shoved one of the fans. Wilson had a reputation for being short-tempered. Patti LaBelle accused Wilson of sexually assaulting her at a theater in Brooklyn.

On February 15, 1961, in Manhattan, Wilson was injured in a shooting...

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Pat Boone Part Four

Pat Boone Part Four

Pat Boone Part Four

Pat Boone Part Four

This’ll be the last of Pat Boone, for awhile, but I will bring him back,but first, let’s read and hear Pat Boone Part Four, I’m sure you’ll like it, especially around Christmas. Although, you can drop by at your convince, and listen to more albums(I’ll let you know why that’s important to me in a future blog).

Politics

Boone campaigned for Ronald Reagan to become Governor of California in 1966 and 1970, and actively supported Reagan’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 1976. He was a vocal supporter of the Vietnam War. In 2006, Boone wrote an article for WorldNetDaily, in which he questioned the patriotism of Democrats and others who were against the president during the Iraq War...

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Billy Paul Part Two

Billy Paul Part Two

Billy Paul Part Two

Billy Paul Part Two

In Billy Paul Part Two, I’m doing something different. If I like what I’m doing, then Billy Paul Part Two will be a start of something new. I’m going to have quotes from my favorite artist, and see how you like it.

Army Years And Resumption Of Professional Career

Billy Paul Part Two

Billy Paul Part Two

Billy Paul served with Elvis Presley and a number of other musicians in post-World War II Germany.

Paul’s career took an unexpected turn when he was drafted into the Armed Services. He recalled:

I went in, in 1957, and I was stationed with Elvis Presley and Gary Crosby – Bing Crosby’s son. We were in Germany and we said we’re going to start a band, so we didn’t have to do any hard work in the service...

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Frankie Valli Part Three

Frankie Valli Part Three

Frankie Valli Part Three

Frankie Valli Part Three

This is all that is left for now, but I won’t stop looking for more. In Frankie Valli Part Three, I’m going to type about his recordings, and here is the list. Of course I have a few, of them. Maybe one day I’ll show you some on my website.

Studio Albums

Many of Valli’s solo recordings recorded before 1975 included the participation of one or more members of The Four Seasons.

Compilations and miscellaneous Four Seasons albums with Frankie Valli “solo” recordings

  • April 1970: Half & Half – Philips PHS 600-341 (five tracks by Frankie Valli; five tracks by The 4 Seasons)
  • May 1972: Chameleon – MoWest MW108L (two tracks by Frankie Valli; seven tracks by The Four Seasons)
  • December 1975: Valli Gold – Private Stock PS 2001
  • April 19...
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Jackie Wilson Part Two

Jackie Wilson Part Two

Jackie Wilson Part Two

Jackie Wilson Part Two

It’s time for Jackie Wilson Part Two, so let’s get started.

Solo stardom

Shortly after Jackie Wilson signed a solo contract with Brunswick, Green suddenly died. Green’s business partner Nat Tarnopol took over as Wilson’s manager (and ultimately rose to president of Brunswick). Wilson’s first single was released, “Reet Petite” (from his first album He’s So Fine), which became a modest R&B success (many years later, an international smash hit). “Reet Petite” was written by Berry Gordy Jr. (another former boxer who was a native son of Detroit), in which co-wrote “Reet Petite” with partner Roquel “Billy” Davis (often referred to as the pseudonym Tyran Carlo) and Gordy’s sister Gwendolyn...

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