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Little Richard

Tutti Frutti

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1956
  • 1955
  • 1956
  • 2011
  • 1953
  • 2012

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“Tutti Frutti” (originally shown as “Tutti-Frutti”) is a 1955 song by Little Richard, which became his first hit record. With its opening cry of “A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bop-bop!“ (supposedly intended to be an onomatopoeic parody of a drum intro) and its hard-driving sound and wild lyrics, it became not only a model for many future Little Richard songs, but also one of the models for Rock and Roll itself. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Tutti frutti, oh Rudy ... Got a girl named Daisy, she almost drives me crazy ... A whop bop-a-lu a whop bam boo

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This song is listed #43 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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Most votes come from Argentina, France, Germany, Brazil, United States, Ireland, Spain, and El Salvador.

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