Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Tutti Frutti
4.65 2:25
2 Long Tall Sally
2:12
3 The Girl Can't Help It
2:34
4 She's Got It
2:29
5 Slippin' and Slidin' (Peepin' and Hidin')
2:45
6 Rip It Up
2:25
7 Ready Teddy
2:11
8 Kansas City/Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey
2:40
9 Baby
2:06
10 I'm Just a Lonely Guy
2:38
11 True Fine Mama
2:43
12 Every Hour
2:53
13 Get Rich Quick
2:17
14 Ain't That Good News
2:50
15 Taxi Blues
2:18
16 Ain't Nothing Happening
2:12
17 I Brought It All on Myself
2:54
18 Please Have Mercy on Me
2:32
19 Thinking 'Bout My Mother
2:44
20 Heeby-Jeebies
2:17

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1955-09-14) (track 1)
bass guitar:
Frank Fields (tracks 6–7, 20)
Lloyd Lambert (tracks 8, 11)
Olsie Robinson (track 4)
Frank Fields (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Frank Fields (1956-10-16) (track 3)
trumpet:
Renald Richard (tracks 8, 11)
membranophone:
Charles Connor (track 4)
Oscar Moore (tracks 8, 11)
Earl Palmer (tracks 6–7, 20)
Earl Palmer (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Earl Palmer (1956-10-16) (track 3)
guitar:
Edgar Blanchard (tracks 6–7)
Nathaniel Douglas (track 4)
Roy Montrell (track 20)
William 'Frosty' Pyles (tracks 8, 11)
Justin Adams (1950s session guitarist) (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-16) (track 3)
bass:
Frank Fields (1955-09-14) (track 1)
piano:
Little Richard (tracks 4, 6–8, 11, 20)
Melvin Dowden (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 3)
baritone saxophone:
Clarence Ford (tracks 8, 11)
Jewell Grant (track 4)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (tracks 6–7, 20)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 3)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (tracks 6–7, 20)
Clifford Burks (track 4)
Grady Gaines (track 4)
Wilbert Smith (track 4)
Joseph Tillman (tracks 8, 11)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 3)
additional composer:
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 8)
additional lyricist:
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 8)
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:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (track 11)
composer:
Joe Lubin (track 1)
Mike Stoller (track 8)
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Dorothy LaBostrie (track 1)
Little Richard (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 7)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 11)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (tracks 4, 6–8, 11, 20)
Little Richard (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 3)
lyricist:
Bobby Troup (track 3)
Dorothy LaBostrie (track 1)
Jerry Leiber (track 8)
Little Richard (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 7)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 11)
producer:
writer:
John Marascalco (track 6)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 2)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 2)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 2)
Maybelle Jackson (1956-05) (track 20)
John Marascalco (1956-05) (track 20)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1956-09) (track 4)
John Marascalco (1956-09) (track 4)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 1)
Sony/ATV Songs LLC (track 1)
Venice Music (track 2)
Phonogram GmbH (1983) (track 1)
recorded at:
J&M Music Shop in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States (1955-09-14) (track 1)
compiled in:
The Girl Can't Help It (false start & master) by Little Richard (track 3)
DJ-mixes:
edits:
She's Got It (master) by Little Richard (track 4)
True Fine Mama (single master) by Little Richard (track 11)
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:
Tutti frutti (spanish lyrics) (track 1)
later versions:
C'est le soir (track 6)
L'Oncle John (track 2)
recording of:
Long Tall Sally (track 2)
Tutti Frutti (1955-09-14) (track 1)
Kansas City Hey Hey Hey (1955-11-29) (track 8)
True Fine Mama (True Fine Baby) (1955-11-29) (track 11)
Ready Teddy (1956-05-09) (track 7)
Rip It Up (1956-05-09) (track 6)
Heeby-Jeebies (1956-07-30) (track 20)
She's Got It (1956-09-06) (track 4)
The Girl Can't Help It (1956-10-16) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (track 6)
Swing the Mood (track 1)
version of:
Kansas City (track 8)