Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Ready Teddy
2:08
2 Rip It Up
2:22
3 The Girl Can't Help It
2:31
4 Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo (I'll Never Let You Go)
2:21
5 Miss Ann
2:17
6 Good Golly Miss Molly
2:36
7 Lucille
5 2:25
8 Keep a Knockin'
2:12
9 Can't Believe You Wanna Leave
2:27
10 Tutti Frutti
4.65 2:24
11 Heeby Jeebies
2:11
12 Send Me Some Lovin'
2:20
13 Chicken Little Baby
2:00
14 Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey! (Goin' Back to Birmingham)
2:07
15 She's Got It
2:27
16 Long Tall Sally
3 2:09
17 Slippin' and Slidin'
2:43
18 Ooh My Soul!
2:12
19 Jenny, Jenny
5 2:03
20 True Fine Mama
2:43
21 Wonderin'
2:50
22 All Around the World
2:26
23 Directly From My Heart
2:20
24 Baby
2:04

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1955-09-14) (track 10)
drums (drum set):
Earl Palmer (– 1959-03) (tracks 21, 23)
Earl Palmer (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Oscar Moore (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Earl Palmer (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Earl Palmer (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Earl Palmer (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Earl Palmer (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Earl Palmer (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Charles Connor (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Earl Palmer (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Earl Palmer (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Charles Connor (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Charles Connor (1957-10-18) (track 4)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (– 1959-03) (tracks 21, 23)
Frank Fields (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Lloyd Lambert (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Frank Fields (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Frank Fields (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Frank Fields (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Frank Fields (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Frank Fields (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Olsie Robinson (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Frank Fields (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Frank Fields (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Olsie Robinson (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Olsie Robinson (1957-10-18) (track 4)
trumpet:
Renald Richard (1955-11-29) (track 20)
guitar:
Justin Adams (1950s session guitarist) (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
William 'Frosty' Pyles (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Edgar Blanchard (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Edgar Blanchard (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Roy Montrell (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Roy Montrell (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Roy Montrell (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Nathaniel Douglas (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Nathaniel Douglas (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Nathaniel Douglas (1957-10-18) (track 4)
bass:
Frank Fields (1955-09-14) (track 10)
piano:
Little Richard (– 1959-03) (track 13)
Melvin Dowden (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Little Richard (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Little Richard (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Little Richard (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Little Richard (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Little Richard (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Little Richard (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Little Richard (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Little Richard (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Little Richard (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Little Richard (1957-10-18) (track 4)
baritone saxophone:
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (– 1959-03) (tracks 21, 23)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Clarence Ford (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Jewell Grant (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Samuel Parker Jr. (1957-01-16) (track 18)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (– 1959-03) (tracks 21, 23)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Joseph Tillman (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Clifford Burks (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Grady Gaines (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Wilbert Smith (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Clifford Burks (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Grady Gaines (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Wilbert Smith (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Clifford Burks (1957-10-18) (track 4)
Grady Gaines (1957-10-18) (track 4)
Wilbert Smith (1957-10-18) (track 4)
background vocals:
Junior Gordon (1956-10-16) (track 3)
Art Neville (1956-10-16) (track 3)
Adolph Smith (1950s vocalist, guitarist & songwriter) (1956-10-16) (track 3)
William Tircuit (1950s vocalist) (1956-10-16) (track 3)
background vocals and choir vocals:
The Stewart Sisters (Female vocal group) (– 1959-03) (tracks 13, 21, 23)
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1955-11-29) (track 20)
composer:
Joe Lubin (track 10)
John Marascalco (tracks 1, 12)
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Dorothy LaBostrie (track 10)
Leo Price (track 9)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-02) (track 24)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-09) (tracks 21, 23)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (tracks 13, 20)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-05) (track 14)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 18)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-10) (track 4)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (– 1959-03) (tracks 13, 21, 23)
Little Richard (1955-09-14) (tracks 10, 24)
Little Richard (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Little Richard (1956-02-07) (tracks 5, 16–17)
Little Richard (1956-05-09) (tracks 1–2, 14)
Little Richard (1956-07-30) (tracks 7, 11)
Little Richard (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Little Richard (1956-08-01) (track 9)
Little Richard (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Little Richard (1956-10-15) (tracks 6, 19)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (tracks 3, 12)
Little Richard (1957-01-16) (track 18)
Little Richard (1957-10-18) (track 4)
lyricist:
John Marascalco (track 1)
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Dorothy LaBostrie (track 10)
Leo Price (tracks 9, 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-02) (track 24)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-09) (tracks 21, 23)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (tracks 13, 20)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-05) (track 14)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 18)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-10) (track 4)
producer:
writer:
Robert "Bumps" Blackwell (tracks 2, 6, 22)
Edwin Bocage (track 17)
Albert Collins (composer of “Lucille” & “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (tracks 7, 17)
Richard Wayne Penniman (tracks 7, 17)
John Marascalco (tracks 2, 6)
James Smith (composer of “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 17)
Enotris Johnson (– 1956-10-15) (track 19)
Richard Wayne Penniman (– 1956-10-15) (track 19)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11) (track 5)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 5)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 16)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 16)
Little Richard (1955-11-29) (track 16)
Maybelle Jackson (1956-05) (track 11)
John Marascalco (1956-05) (track 11)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-09) (track 15)
John Marascalco (1956-09) (track 15)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 7)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 10)
Venice Music (tracks 7, 16)
Phonogram GmbH (1983) (track 10)
recorded at:
J&M Music Shop in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1955-09-14) (track 10)
compiled in:
The Girl Can't Help It (false start & master) by Little Richard (track 3)
DJ-mixes:
edit of:
Chicken Little Baby (undubbed master) by Little Richard (track 13)
Keep a Knockin’ (extended master) by Little Richard (track 8)
edits:
All Around the World (LP master) by Little Richard (track 22)
Ooh! My Soul (master) by Little Richard (track 18)
She's Got It (master) by Little Richard (track 15)
True Fine Mama (single master) by Little Richard (track 20)
remix of:
Directly From My Heart (undubbed master) by Little Richard (track 23)
Chicken Little Baby (undubbed master) by Little Richard (– 1959-03) (track 13)
sampled by:
Clumsy by Fergie (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 413) (track 3)
later translated versions:
La plaga (track 6)
Lucille (track 7)
Tutti frutti (spanish lyrics) (track 10)
Youri (track 7)
later versions:
C'est le soir (track 2)
Hey ! Miss Ann (track 5)
Jolie Miss Molly (track 6)
L'Oncle John (track 16)
recording of:
Chicken Little Baby (– 1959-03) (track 13)
Directly From My Heart (To You) (– 1959-03) (track 23)
Wonderin' (Song of Richard Penniman) (– 1959-03) (track 21)
Baby (Don't You Want a Man Like Me) (1955-09-14) (track 24)
Tutti Frutti (1955-09-14) (track 10)
True Fine Mama (True Fine Baby) (1955-11-29) (track 20)
Long Tall Sally (1956-02-07) (track 16)
Miss Ann (1956-02-07) (track 5)
Slippin’ and Slidin’ (1956-02-07) (track 17)
Ready Teddy (1956-05-09) (track 1)
Rip It Up (1956-05-09) (track 2)
Heeby-Jeebies (1956-07-30) (track 11)
Lucille (1956-07-30) (track 7)
All Around the World (1956-07-31) (track 22)
Can't Believe You Wanna Leave (1956-08-01) (track 9)
She's Got It (1956-09-06) (track 15)
Good Golly Miss Molly (1956-10-15) (track 6)
Jenny, Jenny (Made famous by Little Richard; Not the 867-5309 song) (1956-10-15) (track 19)
Send Me Some Lovin’ (1956-10-16) (track 12)
The Girl Can't Help It (1956-10-16) (track 3)
Ooh! My Soul (1957-01-16) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Detroit Medley (track 6)
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (tracks 2, 7, 19)
Swing the Mood (track 10)

Release

ASIN: UK: B00002631K [info]