"Little Richard epitomized everything parents feared about rock and roll. His music was brash and deviate, a screaming rush of inchoate frenzy guaranteed to get teenage blood boiling."
Originally published August 10, 1982
"the self-proclaimed 'Queen of Rock 'n' Roll' who changed everything. The first musical icon to exclaim/proclaim the persona of ''bad nigger'' (greasy skin, greasy hair, loud), Richard was a sexual menace too (faggot in eyeliner; big faggot in stretch pants)"
May 9, 2020