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Nikki Hill Band keeps Juneau dancers on their feet

...between a tough, bluesy growl and a sweet, soulful soprano during two sets that featured classic covers such as Little Richard's "The Girl Can't Help It" and original songs from her debut album "Here's Nikki Hill," released in April...
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Graceland Girls put together complete set for Silverbow show

...set. It's all rock 'n' roll from the 1950s and most of it pays homage to the great piano players of the time: Little Richard, Fats Domino, etc. (They're still working on Jerry Lee Lewis.) The four-piece band includes two piano players...
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Music has lost its meaning

I blame Elvis. With Chuck Berry, Little Richard and other icons from rock's first generation, he pioneered an incendiary idea: that music could be more than a medium of entertainment...
Is Fred Astaire REALLY Eminem's father?

...if you will, Vice President Cheney singing "Wha'd I Say?" Elvis Presley did it to Little Richard about 50 years ago. (Who can forget Little Richard's plangent "Tutti Fruiti," with his evocative a-wop-bop-a-loom-bop-a-wop-bam-boom...
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Raised on Rock taking bits of music and putting it together. "He was a synthesizer," Moore said. Other musicians, such as Little Richard, actually may have made more of an impact on modern music than did Presley, Moore argues, but there's no doubt...
FAIR for the ears

...accolades from critics for his singing prowess, Power said. "He does kind of a '50s R&B style reminiscent of Little Richard or even early period Otis Redding," he said. "He's great. So it's just going to be a great night of roots...


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