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Just in case you were unaware, here are a few awards Little Richard has received over the years.

1984 – Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame
1986 – Rock& Roll Hall of Fame
1990 – Walk of Fame star in Hollywood
1993 – Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
1997 – NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame
1998 – Song Writers Hall of Fame
2006 – Apollo Theater Hall of Fame

The list of people Little Richard has inspired is endless. But we just want to name a few.

Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Pat Boone, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Rolling Stones, Bo Didley, The Everly Brothers, James Brown, Otis Redding, Ike Turner, Bob Dylan, Michael Jackson, Prince, Rod Stewart, David Bowie, Queen, Mystikal, Andre 3000, Bruno Mars. Just to name a few.

Help me add more to the list, Who else has Little Richard Inspired?

I heard a rumor recently, our younger generations don’t know who Little Richard is. Please tell me this is not true. Allow me to inform you, The True King of Rock and Roll.

Here are some things you may not have known.

  1. Born and raised in Macon, Ga with 11 siblings
  2. In 1993, he performed at the inauguration of Bill Clinton
  3. He’s performed duets with Jon Bon Jovi, Hank Williams Jr., Elton John, and Solomon Burke
  4. Little Richard would take off his clothes during performances and throw them to the audience. A shirt, shoe, maybe even a mink coat
  5. Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, and Billy Preston all played behind Little Richard
  6. James Brown would impersonate Little Richard at performances, when Richard was double booked.
  7. He toured with Rolling Stones in 1962
  8. He lived in the Hyatt Hotel in Hollywood when not touring from 1984 to 2006
  9. In 2000 NBC aired his biopic “Little Richard”
  10. In 1987 Little Richard presided over the second wedding of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore.

What facts can you add to my list? Comment Below, I can’t wait to hear from you