Little Richard, The King of Rock N Roll NOW. and for all time. (See and read)
SCREAMING LORD SUTCH (1985)
Little Richard was and still is my very favorite Rock and Roll singer. He inspired me to start singing and I learned many of his songs. I still sing some of them and always give him credit for starting my career as a rock and roll singer. (Listen! Long audio 2013)
RODDY JACKSON (2012)
Your music has inspired me—you are the greatest.
ELVIS PRESLEY (1969)
…this boy at school said he’d got this record by somebody called Little Richard who was better than Elvis…The new record was Little Richard’s ’Long Tall Sally.’ When I heard it, it was so great I couldn’t speak. ... I didn't want to leave Elvis, but this was much better.
JOHN LENNON (1970)
After hearing Little Richard on record I bought a saxophone and came into music business. Little Richard was my inspiration.
Little Richard's records were the best rock 'n roll records.
I want to do with my guitar what Little Richard does with his voice.
Little Richard is a great originator. He was right there at the start, a thrilling performer.
You can’t keep still when you hear the great Little Richard. He’s the wildest act in rock ’n roll…
BUDDY HOLLY (1958)
Little Richard is my idol.
I entered the music business because of Richard—he is my inspiration.
OTIS REDDING (1966)Little Richard should be Golden God.
LEMMY KILMISTER (2009)