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Little Richard

Little RichardAKA Richard Wayne Penniman

Born: 5-Dec-1932
Birthplace: Macon, GA
Died: 9-May-2020
Location of death: Tullahoma, TN
Cause of death: Cancer - Bone

Gender: Male
Religion: Seventh Day Adventist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Tutti Frutti

Hits include Tutti Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly.

"If God can save an old homosexual like me, he can save anybody."
-- 22-Jul-1979 Richmond, CA

Father: Charles Penniman ("Bud", d. 1952 murder)
Mother: Leva Mae Penniman
Brother: Tony (d. 1975)
Wife: Ernestine (m. 1959, div.)
Son: Danny Jones Penniman

    Theological: Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL

    Endorsement of McDonald's
    Endorsement of Revlon
    Endorsement of GEICO 2006
    Greyhound bus station dishwasher, Macon, GA
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1990
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Lewd Conduct Macon, GA, charges dropped
    Lewd Conduct Trailways bus station restroom, Long Beach, CA
    Risk Factors: Vegetarian, Alcoholism, Heroin, Cocaine, Depression, Marijuana, PCP

    The Trumpet of the Swan (1-Mar-2001) [VOICE]
    Mystery, Alaska (1-Oct-1999) · Himself
    Why Do Fools Fall In Love (8-Aug-1998) · Himself
    Chairman of the Board (13-Mar-1998)
    The Late Shift (24-Feb-1996) · Himself
    Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (16-Jun-1995) · Himself
    Last Action Hero (18-Jun-1993) · Cameo
    The Pickle (30-Apr-1993)
    Twist (19-Sep-1992) · Himself
    The Naked Truth (1992)
    Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (19-May-1990)
    Purple People Eater (Dec-1988)
    Goddess of Love (20-Nov-1988)
    Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988) · Himself
    Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll (18-Sep-1987) · Himself
    Down and Out in Beverly Hills (31-Jan-1986)
    Jimi Hendrix (10-Oct-1973) · Himself
    Let the Good Times Roll (25-May-1973) · Himself
    Catalina Caper (Dec-1967) · Himself
    Mister Rock and Roll (16-Oct-1957) · Himself
    Don't Knock the Rock (14-Dec-1956) · Himself
    The Girl Can't Help It (1-Dec-1956) · Himself

Is the subject of books:
The Life and Times of Little Richard: The Authorised Biography, 1984, BY: Charles White

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