Little Richard’s early classic albums collected in new box set

A 5 album box set is due in September

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A deluxe 5-LP boxset of Little Richard’s classic early studio albums is going to be released.

Mono Box: The Complete Speciality and Vee-Jay albums will include the entire output of studio albums he recorded for the Speciality and Vee-Jay labels, work spanning from 1957-1965.

The albums have been remastered from analog tapes and will be presented in their original mono mixes. A 16-page booklet featuring new liner notes from journalist Bill Dahl, as well as photos from the era, will accompany the collection.


The box set will be released on 30 September 2016.

Albums and track lists are as follows:

Here’s Little Richard (1957 debut album)
“Tutti Frutti”
“True, Fine Mama”
“Can’t Believe You Wanna Leave”
“Ready Teddy”
“Slippin’ and Slidin'”
“Long Tall Sally”
“Miss Ann”
“Oh Why?”
“Rip It Up”
“Jenny Jenny”
“She’s Got It”


Little Richard (1958)
“Keep A Knockin”
“By the Light of the Silvery Moon”
“Send Me Some Lovin'”
“I’ll Never Let You Go (Boo Hoo Hoo Hoo)”
“All Around the World”
“Good Golly, Miss Molly”
“Baby Face”
“Ooh! My Soul”
“The Girl Can’t Help It”

The Fabulous Little Richard (1959)
“Shake A Hand”
“Chicken Little Baby”
“All Night Long”
“The Most I Can Offer (Just My Heart)”
“Lonesome and Blue”
“She Knows How To Rock”
“Kansas City”
“Directly From My Heart”
“Maybe I’m Right”
“Early One Morning”
“I’m Just A Lonely Guy”
“Whole Lotta Shaking Going On”

Little Richard is back (1964)
“Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On”
“Going Home Tomorrow”
“Money Honey”
“Only You”
“Hound Dog”
“Goodnight Irene”
“Lawdy Miss Claudia”
“Groovy Little Suzy”
“Short Fat Fanny”
“Cherry Red”
“Memories Are Made of This”
“Blueberry Hill”

Little Richard’s Greatest Hits
“Good Golly Miss Molly”
“Baby Face”
“Tutti Frutti”
“Send Me Some Lovin”
“The Girl Can’t Help It”
“Slippin’ and Slidin”
“Keep A Knockin”
“Rip It Up”
“She’s Got It”
“Ooh! My Soul”
“Long Tall Sally”

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