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Thread #167819 Message #4052256
Posted By: GUEST,Modette
13-May-20 - 11:54 AM
Thread Name: Obit: ‘Little’ Richard Penniman (1932-2020)
Subject: RE: Obit: ‘Little’ Richard Penniman (1932-2020)
I particularly enjoyed this piece in today's Guardian by Tavia Nyong'o.
Too Black, Too Queer, Too Holy
This made me giggle more than a little bit.
'...perhaps we might do better to listen to the artist, introducing himself at the Club Matinee in Houston, Texas, in 1953: “Little Richard, King of the Blues … and the Queen, too!"'