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The Georgia Peach

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The Georgia Peach

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Little Richard
Producers:
Fantasy, Specialty
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A+

If Little Richard is better remembered than most of his peers, The Georgia Peach, with all his best-known singles, plus non-hits that sound almost as great, shows why. In an era when adult tolerance for musical rebellion stopped at Elvis’ waist, the flamboyant piano pounder melded the deepest needs of spirit and body into a joyously sinful noise undiminished by the passage of time. A+