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Little Richard

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Birthday
5, 1932
Birthplace
Macon, GA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1932 (age 86)
Birthplace
Macon, GA

About

Rock 'n' roll dynamo who sang "Good Golly Miss Molly." He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He infused gospel tones with blues music during his performances as a teenager. He performed for the first time onstage when he was fourteen.

Trivia

He released his first single, "Tutti Frutti," in 1955.

Family Life

He married Ernestine Campbell in 1959 and they divorced in 1961. He adopted a one-year-old named Danny Jones from a church friend in 1962.

Associated With

His influence on the music industry in the 1950s has been compared to the influence of Elvis Presley.