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Southern Decadence

Little Richard (1932-2020)

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "Architect of Rock 'n’ Roll”, was born in Macon, GA in 1932. His flamboyant, in your face style and signature screams skyrocketed him to fame!
He recorded his mega hit “Tutti Frutti” in New Orleans. His sound and flair influenced The Beatles, Prince, David Bowie and countless others.
He created songs like “Long Tall Sally”, that swept across the world. His sound, charismatic smile and unapologetic presence was unquestionable. His music and lifestyle has and continues to be an inspiration and gift to the world.