Little Richard
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//Features

Holy Rollers, Rock 'n' Rollers, and the Birth of Rock Music
7 Apr 2013 // 5:14 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.

//Reviews

Little Richard: Here's Little Richard
19 Apr 2012 // 5:00 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 // 4:00 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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A Crooked and Unseen Highway: lowercase - "She Takes Me"

// Sound Affects

"The newest Between the Grooves series tackles Lowercase's Kill the Lights, a great marriage of slowcore and post-punk: raw, angry, sullen, and very much alive almost 20 years later.

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