Little Richard (released as Volume 2 in the UK) was the eponymous second studio album by Little Richard, released in 1958.

Little Richard
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Studio album by
ReleasedJul 1958
RecordedNovember 29, 1955 – October 18, 1957
GenreRock and roll, R&B
Length26:48
LabelSpecialty Records
ProducerBumps Blackwell
Little Richard chronology
Here's Little Richard
(1957)
Little Richard
(1958)
The Fabulous Little Richard
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars link
Sputnikmusic4.0/5 stars[1]

Track listingEdit

Side one
  1. "Keep A Knockin'" (Richard Penniman)
  2. "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" (Gus Edwards, Edward Madden)
  3. "Send Me Some Lovin'" (John Marascalco, Leo Price)
  4. "I'll Never Let You Go (Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo)" (Richard Penniman)
  5. "Heeby-Jeebies" (Maybelle Jackson, John Marascalco)
  6. "All Around the World" (Robert Blackwell, McKinley Millet)
Side two
  1. "Good Golly, Miss Molly" (Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco)
  2. "Baby Face" (Harry Akst, Benny Davis)
  3. "Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey" (Richard Penniman)
  4. "Ooh! My Soul" (Richard Penniman)
  5. "The Girl Can't Help It" (Bobby Troup)
  6. "Lucille" (Al Collins, Richard Penniman)

Critical ResponseEdit

The side two opening track "Good Golly Miss Molly" was listed as No.94 in Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ g, manos (8 December 2014). "Review: CD Little Richard - Little Richard Album". Sputnikmusic. Retrieved 2015-01-01.
  2. ^ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/the-500-greatest-songs-of-all-time-20110407/little-richard-good-golly-miss-molly-20110526