Richard Wayne Penniman

[Little Richard]

Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Richard Wayne Penniman (born December 5, 1932), known by the stage name Little Richard, is an American pianist, singer and songwriter whose hit songs of the mid-1950s, were defining moments in the development of rock and roll music. Penniman's screaming vocals, frenetic piano playing and flamboyant showmanship inspired a number of performers in various genres. Penniman's hits such as "Tutti ... more »

Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Quotations

more quotations »
  • ''They shoulda called me Little Cocaine, I was sniffing so much of the stuff! My nose got big enough to back a diesel truck in, unload it, and drive it right out again.''
    Little Richard (b. 1932), U.S. rock'n'roll musician. quoted in Charles White, The Life and Times of Little Richard, pt. 4 (1984).
Read more quotations »

Comments about Richard Wayne Penniman

---
There is no comment submitted by members..
[Report Error]