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Unformatted text preview: Up," and "Ready Teddy." In 1957 came the hits "Lucille," "Jenny, Jenny," and "Keep a Knockin'." Richard's last hit was "Good Golly Miss Molly” (World Book 1). Little Richards many hits included both his vocals and mesmerizing piano skills. He composed almost all of his songs. Little Richard stopped producing music in 1957. He, like his birth father became a minister. Later he returned to the music industry and went on tour along with the Rolling Stones and Beatles. From 1975 to 1985 he returned to his ministry and then to show business after that. Little Richard will always have his memories and electrifying vocals. He was a major part of music in the 1950’s and he influenced many musicians including Jimi Hendrix and Mick Jagger. Websites Used-http://famous.adoption.com/famous/little-richard.html http://www2.worldbook.com/features/aamusic/html/richard.htm...
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- Spring '08
- US History, Richard Wayne Penniman