Little Richard - Long Tall Sally

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  "Long Tall Sally" is a rock and roll 12-bar blues song song written by Robert "Bumps" Blackwell, Enotris Johnson, and Little Richard; recorded by Little Richard; and released in March 1956 on the Speciality Records label in the United States.

The flip side on the initial release was "Slippin' and Slidin'". Both songs were subsequently released in the LP "Here's Little Richard" (Specialty, March 1957). The single reached number one on the Billboard rhythm and blues chart, staying at the top for six of 19 weeks, while peaking at number six on the pop chart. It received the Cash Box Triple Crown Award in 1956. The song as sung by Little Richard is #55 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 greatest Songs of All Time.

It became one of the singer's best-known hits and has become a rock and roll standard covered by hundreds of artists, including the Beatles and Elvis Presley.

The song was originally called "The Thing", recorded in New Orleans by Little Richard.




Little Richard - Long Tall Sally / Tutti Frutti

U.K. London HL 08366

The vinyl record has remained in excellent condition.

Both record labels are clean, unmarked, and free from tears, stains or stickers.

The record centre hole displays no signs of spindle wear.

The record comes with an original company paper sleeve.

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