"You are one of the
greatest musicians, and funniest and most
inspiring human beings that ever lived. Every time I
see you on television or hear your music I get the most incredible
feelings of joy. Happy to be alive, happy to be
on earth while you were here, happy to be able to have
the knowledge of all the incredible, varied, soulful, confusing,
crazy and human experiences you have had the courage
and honesty to share with the rest of us. Good
golly, Miss Molly, you played with the Beatles,
the Stones, Hendrix, everyone who was anyone! You
are a genius! We all love you. We really do."
Love forever, Veronica
Melbourne -- a life-long fan!
"I have been a fan of yours for the
longest. I do consider you the father of
Rock 'n' Roll, as well as a genius at the piano, composing and
performing. Your creations will live forever. I also think you are a
beautiful human being. Thank you for all you have given us."
"What a great movie
about a great man. I thoroughly enjoyed it. God
bless you for all the years of joy you have given."
"I know that you are very busy, but I must
tell you that I adore you! You, sir, are truly the King of Rock and Roll.
Your music is the best. I love to listen to your recordings while driving. I go driving
just to listen to you! My favorite songs are "Short Fat Fanny", "Can't Help
It" and "Long Tall Sally."
I am a musician, I play the bass. You have
inspired me to become a really good bass player. You are the king of backbeat. I have
learned so much by listening to you. My wife and I plan to come see you in Chicago in
September. I must also add, I saw you on T.V. once at a time when I was struggling with my
faith. Your message was simple "God loves me". It helped restore my faith
in the Lord. Thank You. I truly hope that you get to read this letter, you are a special
"Your music has inspired me. You are the
"This boy at school said he'd got this record
by somebody called Little Richard, who was better than Elvis. The new
record was Little Richard's 'Long Tall Sally.' When I heard it, it was so great I
"Little Richard is a great
originator. He was right there at the start...a thrilling performer."
"You can't keep still when you hear the great
Little Richard. He's the wildest act in rock 'n' roll."
"Little Richard is my
"I entered the music business because of
Richard. He is my inspiration."
"Once you have seen this man, you know
instantly you have seen the greatest rock 'n' roll legend of our time."
"After hearing Little Richard
on record I bought a saxophone and came into the music business. Little Richard
was my inspiration."
"Little Richard is the beginning of rock 'n'
"I just wanted to let you know that I just
arrived home from the Little Richard show at the WGRR Oldiesfest in New
Richmond, Ohio and it was the best free concert I have ever been to. Little
Richard doesn't move as well as he used to but he sure sings and plays that piano
as well as ever. He had the crowd dancing and screaming and his band sounded absolutely
terrific. He is a great performer and I thoroughly enjoyed his show. I hope it won't be
the last time I see him perform."