LITTLE RICHARD

COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY OF LP ALBUMS
with the ROCK'N'ROLL and BLUES ROCK cuts


Rel. date Catalog no. Title Tracks Singles included Details Main CD
total R&R
03/57 Specialty 100/2100 Here's Little Richard 12 12 Specialty 5611, 572, 579, 5841, 606, 6111, 6331, 6811, 7341 . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CD) (89)
04/58 Camden CAL 420 Little Richard 8 6 RCA 4392, 4582, 4772, 5052 . Bear Family BCD 15448 (89)
07/58 Specialty 2103 Little Richard 12 10 Specialty 5841, 591, 598, 6111, 624, 6331, 645 . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CD) (89)
03/59 Specialty 2104 The Fabulous Little Richard 13 11 Specialty 5611, 652, 664, 670, 680, 686, 7341 .
08/64 Vee Jay 1107 Little Richard Is Back 12 9 Vee Jay 612, 625 . Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CD) (96)
12/64 Vee Jay 1124 Little Richard's Greatest Hits 12 11 none .
01/66 Modern 100/1000 The Incredible Little Richard Sings His Greatest Hits Recorded Live10 14 13 Modern 1019, 1030 . unissued
1966 Modern 103/1003 King of Rock'n Roll Little Richard «Wild and Frantic» 10 10 Modern 1018, 1022, 1043 . unissued
01/67 OKeh 14117 The Explosive Little Richard 11 7 OKeh 7251, 7262, 7271, 7278, 72861 . Epic/Legacy EK 86668 (04)
07/67 OKeh 14121 Little Richard's Greatest Hits—Recorded Live!11 12 12 OKeh 7325 . Epic/Columbia EK 40389
08/70 Reprise 6406 The Rill Thing 9 8 Reprise 907, 942, 10051 . Rhino Handmade RHM2 7888 (3 CD) (04)
06/71 Joy (UK) 195 Mr. Big ? 3 none . Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CD) (96)2
10/71 Reprise 6462 The King Of Rock And Roll 11 9 Reprise 1043 . Rhino Handmade RHM2 7888 (3 CD) (04)
01/72 Reprise 20513 Dollars (Original Soundtrack) 2 2 Reprise 1062 .
09/72 Reprise 2107 The Second Coming 9 9 Reprise 1130 .
1972 ALA 19724 Friends From The Beginning—Little Richard & Jimi Hendrix 3 3 ALA 1175 . Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CD) (96)
1972 Redita RLP 101 (bootleg) Little Richard: The Rare 14 13 none . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CD) (89)
Early 1973 United 7791 Right Now! 8 1 none . unissued
05/73 Bell 9002 (2LP)4 Let The Good Times Roll (Original Soundtrack) 3 3 Bell 1780 . unissued
1973 Joy (UK) 2605 Rip It Up ? 1 none . Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CD) (96)
1973 Dynasty 73046 Talking 'Bout Soul ? 2 none .
1976 K-Tel 462 Little Richard Live12 20 18 none . K-Tel Entertainment 3070 (01)7
1985 Ace CH 1288 Here's Little Richard 12 12 Specialty 5611, 572, 5791, 5841, 606, 6111, 6331, 6811, 7341 . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CD) (89)9
1986 Ace CHA 193 Little Richard [?] 10 10 Peacock 1616, 1628, 1658, 1673 . Bear Family BCD 15448 (89)
1986 Warner Bros. 25529-1 Lifetime Friend 10 6 WEA YZ 89T . unissued

Notes:
1 Only one side of this single
2 This CD set include only two cuts from three mentioned of this LP
3 This LP of Quincy Jones include only two Little Richard's cuts
4 This LP include only three Little Richard's cuts
5 This LP include only one first released Little Richard's rock'n'roll cut (Jenny, Jenny version 1964)
6 This LP include only two first released Little Richard's rock'n'roll cuts
7 This CD include only 10 cuts from this LP without the audience
8 This LP is similar to LP Specialty 100/2100 with two differencies:
- Ready Teddy is a first released alternate take;
- Slippin' And Slidin' has a slightly longer fade out
9 Except two takes mentioned above in the note 8
10 Recorded at the Domino Club, Atlanta. All tracks on this album have an overdubbed audience to enhance what sounds like a poor «live» recording
11 Recorded at the CBS studio, Hollywood. The audience may be overdubbed later
12 Recorded at the Jack Clement Studio, Nashville. The audience may be overdubbed later. The CD was released without the audience

Principal sources:
1. Charles White. The Life and Times of Little Richard. Da Capo Press, New York, 1994, 282 p.
2. CD-box and CD booklets.
3. Lot of Internet sites.
Go to All Recordings' page

Go to Singles' page

Go to Main CD' page

Go to Little Richard's page


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