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Little Richard : the birth of rock 'n' roll

Author: David Kirby
Publisher: New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard, covering his early years and legacy as an artist who garnered a diversity of fans during a time of civil rights struggles.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kirby, David, 1944-
Little Richard.
New York : Continuum International Publishing Group, 2009
(DLC) 2010563210
(OCoLC)277204416
Named Person: Little Richard; Little Richard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Kirby
ISBN: 9781441111760 144111176X
OCLC Number: 676698330
Description: 1 online resource (218 pages)
Contents: Early one morning --
The ninety-nine names of the prophet --
Keep a-knockin' --
I've got it --
All around the world.
Other Titles: Birth of rock 'n' roll
Birth of rock and roll
Responsibility: David Kirby.

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After "Tutti Frutti," Little Richard began garnering fans from both sides of the civil rights divide. He brought black and white youngsters together on the dance floor and even helped to transform  Read more...

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3 extracts in The Word, February 2010. "Kirby isn't interested in stolidly documenting all of Little Richard's life; he's interested in him as a transformative figure who embodies a whole array of Read more...

 
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