Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 The Girl Can't Help It
2:32
2 Tutti Frutti
2 2:25
3 Long Tall Sally
2:11
4 She's Got It
2:27
5 Keep a Knockin'
2:25
6 Heeby-Jeebies
2:13
7 Good Golly, Miss Molly
2:11
8 Ooh! My Soul
2:13
9 Lucille
2:29
10 Slippin' and Slidin'
2:43
11 Rip It Up
2:24
12 Ready Teddy
2:09
13 All Around the World
2:29
14 Send Me Some Lovin'
2:25
15 Jenny, Jenny
5 2:04
16 Miss Ann
2:15

Credits

CD 1

bass guitar:
Frank Fields (tracks 6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Olsie Robinson (track 5)
Frank Fields (1956-10-16) (track 1)
drums:
Charles Connor (track 5)
Earl Palmer (tracks 6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Earl Palmer (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Earl Palmer (1956-10-16) (track 1)
guitar:
Edgar Blanchard (tracks 10, 12, 16)
Nathaniel Douglas (track 5)
Roy Montrell (tracks 6, 15)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Roy Montrell (1956-10-16) (track 1)
bass:
Frank Fields (1956-10-15) (track 7)
piano:
Little Richard (tracks 5–6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Little Richard (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 1)
baritone saxophone:
Samuel Parker Jr. (track 5)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (tracks 6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Alvin “Red” Tyler (American jazz saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (tracks 6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Clifford Burks (track 5)
Grady Gaines (track 5)
Wilbert Smith (track 5)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Lee Allen (US jazz tenor saxophonist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
background vocals:
Junior Gordon (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Art Neville (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Adolph Smith (1950s vocalist, guitarist & songwriter) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
William Tircuit (1950s vocalist) (1956-10-16) (track 1)
composer:
Bobby Troup (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 5)
lead vocals:
Little Richard (tracks 5–6, 10, 12, 15–16)
Little Richard (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Little Richard (1956-10-16) (track 1)
lyricist:
Bobby Troup (track 1)
John Marascalco (track 12)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1957-01) (track 5)
vocals:
Little Richard (track 3)
writer:
Edwin Bocage (track 10)
Albert Collins (composer of “Lucille” & “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (tracks 9–10)
James Smith (composer of “Slippin’ and Slidin’”) (track 10)
Little Richard (tracks 9–10)
John Marascalco (track 7)
Enotris Johnson (– 1956-10-15) (track 15)
Richard Wayne Penniman (– 1956-10-15) (track 15)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11) (track 16)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11) (track 16)
Robert Alexander Blackwell (1955-11-29) (track 3)
Enotris Johnson (1955-11-29) (track 3)
Richard Wayne Penniman (1955-11-29) (track 3)
Maybelle Jackson (1956-05) (track 6)
John Marascalco (1956-05) (track 6)
publisher:
MCA Music Ltd. (track 9)
Venice Music (tracks 3, 9)
recorded at:
J&M Studio (1956-10-15) (track 7)
compiled in:
The Girl Can't Help It (false start & master) by Little Richard (track 1)
edit of:
Keep a Knockin' (slate & take 2) by Little Richard (track 5)
edits:
Keep A-Knockin' (master) by Little Richard (track 5)
sampled by:
Clumsy by Fergie (track 1)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 413) (track 1)
later translated versions:
La plaga (track 7)
Lucille (track 9)
Youri (track 9)
later versions:
Hey ! Miss Ann (track 16)
Jolie Miss Molly (track 7)
L'Oncle John (track 3)
recording of:
Long Tall Sally (track 3)
Lucille (track 9)
Miss Ann (1956-02-07) (track 16)
Slippin’ and Slidin’ (1956-02-07) (track 10)
Ready Teddy (1956-05-09) (track 12)
Heeby-Jeebies (1956-07-30) (track 6)
Good Golly Miss Molly (1956-10-15) (track 7)
Jenny, Jenny (Made famous by Little Richard; Not the 867-5309 song) (1956-10-15) (track 15)
The Girl Can't Help It (1956-10-16) (track 1)
Keep a Knockin’ (Richard Penniman’s version) (1957-01-16) (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Detroit Medley (track 7)
Do You Remember (Stars on 45) (tracks 9, 15)
version of: