Tutti Frutti (song)

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"Tutti Frutti"
Single by Little Richard
from the album Here's Little Richard
B-side"I'm Just a Lonely Guy"
RecordedSeptember 14, 1955
StudioJ & M Studio, New Orleans, Louisiana[1]
GenreRock and roll
LabelSpecialty 561
Songwriter(s)Little Richard, Dorothy LaBostrie
Producer(s)Robert Blackwell
Little Richard singles chronology
"Tutti Frutti"
"Long Tall Sally"

"Tutti Frutti" is a 1955 song by Little Richard and taken from his debut studio album Here's Little Richard. It was his first major hit of his career. It was covered by Elvis Presley for the B-side to his 1956 hit single Blue Suede Shoes and went to number 20 in the United States. It has also been covered by Peter Kraus, Adriano Celentano, Johnny Hallyday;, the MC5, Fleetwood Mac and Queen.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was The First Rock'n'Roll Record, 1992, ISBN 0-571-12939-0
  2. Hann, Michael (2017-09-04). "'Tutti Frutti' — the sound rock'n'roll was built on". Financial Times. Retrieved 2023-09-02.