Little Richard in Macon

  • Born Richard Wayne Penniman in Macon, Georgia
  • He started his career in the 1950s washing dishes in the bus stations and performing at night
  • He developed a flamboyant act and was known for his colorful costumes and onstage antics
  • Little Richard performed at Tic Toc Room, formerly known as Miss Anne's Tic Toc in the late 1940s, where you can now dine on delicious food.
  • The Downtown Visitors Center used to be the old Trailway Station where he washed dishes
  • Known for his stage presence & his musical talent, his hits include Tutti-Frutti, Long Tall Sally, Good Golly Miss Molly, & Lucille
  • Little Richard was recognized in June 2015 by the National Museum of African American music for his influence in today's popular music genres & his role in breaking down the racial barriers in American music.

Little Richard

         Little Richard performing at Miss Anne's Tic Toc Room

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