Posts Tagged ‘Little Richard’

Photos: Little Richard @ Howard Theatre

Looking at the family tree of rock and roll, Little Richard is at the root. He was one of the first to merge the sounds of boogie woogie, R&B, gospel, and jump blues all together, and songs like "Tutti Frutti," "Good Golly Miss Molly," and "Long Tall Sally" helped kick-start the careers of Elvis Presley, The [...]

Cleveland Gangsta: A Q&A With Musician Bushwalla

While some musicians work to stay within tidy little genres, Cleveland native Bushwalla (real name: Billy Galewood) does not—and rightly so. He says his music is "an acoustic, funk, soul, folk project rooted in positivity, comedy and optimism...a vaudeville show." Using the skills he learned working as a clown in his childhood years, Bushwalla brings [...]

The Barry Richards TV Collection, Vol. 1 at the AFI

The promoters of the forthcoming DVD “The Barry Richards TV Collection Volume I”  have rented out an AFI theater for a premiere showing of that production tonight at 9:30 p.m.  
Richards was a DJ in Washington from 1963 to 1975, and he hosted several local TV shows.  According to the supplied bio, Richards, the "boss with the [...]