Little Richard
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Rock Pioneer Lloyd Price Has a Couple of Stories to Tell
2 Feb 2016 // 10:00 PM

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and rock pioneer Lloyd Price’s life has been much more interesting than yours or mine, from writing hits with Fats Domino to playing an influential role in the Rumble in the Jungle. Yet Price still has many more yarns to spin even now.

Holy Rollers, Rock 'n' Rollers, and the Birth of Rock Music
7 Apr 2013 // 6:14 PM

While today rock is ubiquitous, few of us really understand the nuts and bolts of rock’s beginnings and especially not of rock’s crucial debt to the so-called "holy rollers" of the Pentecostal church. That Pentecostal-rock connection is a key to understanding what makes rock 'n' roll what it is.

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Little Richard: Here's Little Richard
19 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Little Richard's "Tutti Frutti" stakes its claim as the beginning of rock 'n' roll.

Little Richard: The Rill Thing / King of Rock and Roll / The Second Coming
30 Jul 2009 // 5:00 PM

With the public losing interest by the late '60s, Richard was in danger of artistic irrelevance -- a reality he faced head-on with a string of funk albums.

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Bowie, Dylan, Little Richard Among the Best Pop Music Boxed Sets
7 Dec 2015 // 4:45 AM

Here are some of the most notable boxed sets this year in rock and pop...

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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