LITTLE RICHARD

THE COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY OF THE SINGLES
with the ROCK'N'ROLL and BLUES ROCK cuts


Rel. date Catalog no. Side Title Highest ranking of charts LP album Main CD CD trk no. (length)
Bb H100 Cb T100 Bb R&B
11/51 RCA Victor 4392 A Taxi Blues . . . Camden CAL 420 (04/58) Bear Family BCD 15448 (89) 03 (2:19)
B Every Hour . . . 04 (2:50)
02/52 RCA Victor 4582 A Get Rich Quick . . . 01 (2:17)
B Thinkin' 'Bout My Mother . . . 10 (2:44)
05/52 RCA Victor 4772 A Why Did You Leave Me? . . . 02 (2:33)
B Ain't Nothing Happening . . . 07 (2:19)
11/52 RCA Victor 5052 A I Brought It All On Myself . . . 05 (2:55)
B Please Have Mercy On Me . . . 08 (2:32)
04/53 Peacock 1616 A Ain't That Good News . . . Ace CHA 193 (86) 17 (2:49)
B Fool At The Wheel . . . 18 (2:38)
03/54 Peacock 1628 A Always . . . 20 (2:41)
B Rice, Red Beans And Turnip Greens . . . 19 (2:36)
1954 Republic 7096
(Christine Kittrell)3,6
A Lord, Have Mercy (I'm So Lonely) . . . . Bear Family BCD 16942 AH (Christine Kittrell - Call Her Name) (3:01)
1955 Republic 7109
(Christine Kittrell)3,7
B Call His Name . . . . YouTube (2:27)
10/55 Specialty 561 A Tutti Frutti 21 . 2 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD1 21 (2:23)
B I'm Just A Lonely Guy . . . Specialty 2104 (03/59) 19 (2:37)
03/56 Specialty 572 A Long Tall Sally 13 7 1 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 02 (2:10)
B Slippin' And Slidin' 33 . 1 01 (2:44)
04/56 Peacock 1658 A Directly From My Heart To You . . . Ace CHA 193 (86) Bear Family BCD 15448 (89) 14 (2:56)
B Little Richard's Boogie . . . 13 (2:50)
06/56 Specialty 579 A Rip It Up 27 21 1 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 06 (2:21)
B Ready Teddy 44 32 1 18 (2:10)
10/56 Specialty 584 A Heeby-Jeebies 50 . 15 Specialty 2103 (07/58) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 09 (2:12)
B She's Got It . . 15 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) 19 (2:27)
12/56 Specialty 591 A The Girl Can't Help It 49 . 11 Specialty 2103 (07/58) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 06 (2:32)
B All Around The World . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 11 (2:29)
02/57 Specialty 598 A Lucille 27 22 2 07 (2:27)
B Send Me Some Lovin' 54 . 2 Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 07 (2:20)
06/57 Specialty 606 A Jenny Jenny 14 17 1 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 23 (2:04)
B Miss Ann 56 . 2 Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 03 (2:18)
07/57 Peacock 1673 A Maybe I'm Right . . . Ace CHA 193 (86) Bear Family BCD 15448 (89) 16 (2:50)
B I Love My Baby . . . 15 (2:29)
08/57 Specialty 611 A Keep A-Knockin' 8 12 5 Specialty 2103 (07/58) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 17 (2:15)
B Can't Believe You Wanna Leave . . . Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 15 (2:29)
01/58 Specialty 624 A Good Golly Miss Molly 10 18 6 Specialty 2103 (07/58) 26 (2:37)
B Hey-Hey-Hey-Hey . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 22 (2:07)
05/58 Specialty 633 A Ooh! My Soul 35 52 15 Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 12 (2:14)
B True Fine Mama 68 . 15 Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD2 11 (2:43)
07/58 Specialty 645 A Baby Face . . . Specialty 2103 (07/58) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 3 (2:15)
B I'll Never Let You Go (Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo) . . . 21 (2:21)
11/58 Specialty 652 A Early One Morning . . . Specialty 2104 (03/59) 27 (2:15)
B She Knows How To Rock . . . 30 (2:02)
04/59 Specialty 664 A Kansas City . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD2 14 (2:40)
B Lonesome And Blue . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD1 06 (2:19)
Summer 1959 Specialty 670 A Shake A Hand . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 13 (3:13)
B All Night Long . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD1 10 (2:15)
08/59 Specialty 680 A Whole Lotta Shakin' . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD5 32 (1:53)
B Maybe I'm Right . . . Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD1 14 (2:14)
08/59 Specialty 681 A I Got It . . . unissued Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 14 (2:21)
B Baby . . . Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD1 17 (2:07)
1960 Specialty 686 A Directly From My Heart To You . . . Specialty 2104 (03/59) 161 (2:22)
1962 Little Star 123
(The Upsetters)2
A I'm In Love Again . . . unissued Bear Family BCD 17138 AR (Little Richard - Rocks) YouTube (2:05)
B Every Night About This Time . . . unissued unissued YouTube (3:01)
04/64 Specialty 692 A Bama Lama Bama Loo 82 . . Specialty 2136 (11/70) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD6 02 (2:17)
B Annie Is Back . . . 07 (2:43)
08/64 Vee Jay 612 A Whole Lotta Shakin' 126 . . Vee Jay 1107 (08/64) Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CDs) (96), CD1 01 (3:03)
10/64 Vee Jay 625 A Blueberry Hill . . . 20 (1:49)
B Cherry Red . . . Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CDs) (96), CD2 09 (2:36)
02/65 Vee Jay 652 B It Ain't What You Do . . . unissued 05 (2:24)
05/65 Vee Jay 665 B Dance What You Wanna . . . unissued Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CDs) (96), CD1 21 (2:23)
Early 1966 Modern 1018 A Holy Mackerel . . . Modern 103/1003 (66) unissued A5 (3:04)
B Baby (Don't You Want A Man Like Me) . . . unissued B4 (2:48)
06/66 OKeh 7251 A Poor Dog 121 . 41 OKeh 14117 (01/67) Epic/Legacy EK 86668 (04) 05 (3:04)
B Well (Alright) . . . 10 (2:54)
06/66 Modern 1019 A Do You Feel It (Part 1) . . . Modern 100/1000 (66) unissued B4 (4:23)
B Do You Feel It (Part 2) . . .
09/66 Modern 1022 A I'm Back . . . Modern 103/1003 (66) unissued A4 (2:47)
B Directly From My Heart . . . unissued A3 (2:45)
10/66 OKeh 7262 A I Need Love . . . OKeh 14117 (01/67) Epic/Legacy EK 86668 (04) 06 (2:38)
01/67 OKeh 7271 A I Don't Want To Discuss It . . . 01 (2:24)
Early 1967 CBS (UK) 8116 A Get Down With It . . . unissued 15 (3:14)
B Rosemary . . . unissued 16 (2:50)
06/67 OKeh 7286 A A Little Bit Of Something . . . unissued 12 (3:08)
B Money . . . OKeh 14117 (01/67) 04 (2:00)
1967 Modern 1030 A Slippin' And Slidin' . . . Modern 100/1000 (66) unissued A8 (2:55)
1967 Modern 1043 A Baby What You Want Me To Do (Part 1) . . . Modern 103/1003 (66) unissued A1 (4:02)
B Baby What You Want Me To Do (Part 2) . . .
02/69 OKeh 7325 A Lucille . . . OKeh 14121 (07/67) Epic/Columbia EK 40389 01 (2:02)
B Whole Lotta Shakin' . . . 10 (3:56)
04/70 Reprise 907 A Freedom Blues 47 62 28 Reprise 6406 (08/70) Rhino Handmade RHM2 7888 (3 CDs) (04), CD1 01 (3:01)
B Dew Drop Inn . . . 04 (2:41)
08/70 Reprise 942 A Greenwood, Mississippi 85 96 . 02 (3:33)
B I Saw Her Standing There . . . 09 (3:31)
11/70 Specialty 699 A Poor Boy Paul . . . Specialty 2136 (11/70) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD6 03 (2:37)
03/71 Reprise 1005 A Shake A Hand . . . unissued Rhino Handmade RHM2 7888 (3 CDs) (04), CD1 10 (2:41)
B Somebody Saw You . . . Reprise 6406 (08/70) 05 (3:40)
12/71 Reprise 10623 B Money Is . . . Reprise 2051 (02/72) 11 (4:30)
1972 ALA 1175 B Why Don't You Love Me . . . ALA 1972 (72) Charly CPCD 8244-2 (2 CDs) (96), CD2 15 (3:08)
05/73 Bell 17804 . Good Golly Miss Molly . . . Bell 9002 (05/73) unissued (2:09)
09/83
(or 1974?)
Specialty 734 A Chicken Little Baby . . . Specialty 2104 (03/59) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD2 061 (1:44)
B Oh Why . . . Specialty 100/2100 (03/57) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 11 (2:09)
198? Specialty 736 A All Around The World5 . . . Specialty 2103 (07/58) Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD4 11 (2:29)
B Heeby-Jeebies Love . . . unissued Ace ABOXCD1 (6 CDs) (89), CD3 06 (2:16)
1986 Warner bros. WEA YZ 89T A Operator . . . Warner bros. WEA 25529-1 (86) WEA Records 242018-2 (86?) 02 (4:53)
B Big House Reunion . . . 10 (4:05)
Notes:
1 Different to the single master (without overdubs). The single master is relesead on Specialty SPCD 8508 (3 CDs), Ace ABOXCD2 (3 CDs), and on lot of other CDs
2 Credited as The World Famous Upsetters
3 The other side of this single is not a Little Richard's cut
4 This single has only one recorded side (no flip)
5 This side coincides with the side B of Specialty 591
6 Little Richard on piano
7 Little Richard on backing vocals

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. A lot of Internet sites.
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