Little Richard: A Life in Photos

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Rock and roll singer and songwriter Little Richard performs at Wrigley Field on September 2, 1956, in Los Angeles, California.
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American recording artist, singer and musician Little Richard performing live, UK, 27th June 1975.
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Little Richard performs on “This Is Tom Jones” TV show in circa 1970 in Los Angeles, California.
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Dick Clark (left, with guest Little Richard holding a picture of the Beatles) hosted “American Bandstand,” the most popular dance show of all-time and the cornerstone of Walt Disney Television.
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Little Richard, Little Richard – posed, backstage, 1959.
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Little Richard (left on piano)on ‘Dolly’ in 1987.
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Little Richard, Diamond Awards Festival, Sportpaleis, Antwerpen, Belgium, 5 December 1986.
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File photo: Little Richard at the 1988 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony circa 1988 in New York City. The rock and roll icon died at age 87.
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American Rock Singer Little Richard At 1988 Oscars Ceremony.
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Little Richard appears on The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour. Image dated October 1, 1971.
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Little Richard performs on stage during the London Rock’n’Roll Show, Wembley Stadium, 5th August 1972.
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Musical guest Little Richard during an interview with host Jay Leno on June 6, 1994.
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Martha and The Vandellas and Little Richard during Grand Opening of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, 1995 at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, OH, United States.
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Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley during 2002 BMI Pop Awards at Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California, United States.
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Singer Little Richard attending ‘Little Richard Receives Walk-Of-Fame Star’ on June 21, 1990 at the Hollywood Walk-Of-Fame in Hollywood, California.
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Little Richard performs at BB King on June 14, 2012 in New York, New York.
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Little Richard and CeeLo Green chat backstage at ‘The Legacy Lounge’ A conversation with CeeLo Green and his inspiration at W Atlanta – Downtown on September 29, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
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