Friends from the Beginning – Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix is an album with songs purportedly recorded by Little Richard between 1964 and its 1972 release date. Contrary to the album title and claims in the liner notes, Jimi Hendrix does not contribute anything to the recording. Little Richard's involvement in some of the songs has also been questioned.
There is no Jimi Hendrix on this record. This is of value to fans only as a bizarre artifact from an industry where the artist and the public are both being cheated.
When a 1964 album proclaimed Little Richard Is Back, it was something of a matter of opinion. The Georgia Peach had actually returned to the rock ‘n’ roll scene two years earlier, after a self-imposed period of singing gospel. But on 20 November 1965, he did make a more emphatic comeback to the R&B charts. The new 45 was notable in being one of several of his studio sessions of the time to feature a young guitarist for hire called Jimi Hendrix. Hendrix had started playing live dates with Little Richard earlier in 1965, under the name Maurice James. He made a mark, as the rock pioneer later admitted in an interview with VH1 Legends. On the stage he would actually take the show.
Funky Dish Rag Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Whole Lotta Shakin' Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Lucille Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Going Home Tomorrow Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Goodnight Irene Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Hound Dog Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Money Honey Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Keep A Knockin' Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Tutti Frutti Jimi Hendrix&little Richard. Lawdy Miss Claudie Jimi Hendrix&little Richard.
All the great songs and lyrics from the "Jimi Hendrix/Little Richard Together" album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. James Marshall Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American musician, singer and songwriter. Despite a limited mainstream exposure of four years, he is widely considered to have been the greatest electric guitarist in the history of popular music, an. ore .
|A1||–Little Richard||Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On
Written-By – D. Williams*, S. David*
|A2||–Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Good Night Irene
Lyrics By – Lomax*Music By – Ledbetter*
|A3||–Jimi Hendrix||Keep A Knockin
Lyrics By – Penniman*Music By – Penniman*
|A4||–Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Goin' Home Tomorrow
Written By – Lloyd Price
|A5||–Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Money Honey
Written By – Faulkner, Wood
|A6||–Jimi Hendrix||Tutti Frutti
Lyrics By – La Bostrie*Music By – Penniman*
|(Total Duration Side A)||16:14|
|B1||–Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Lawdy Miss Claudie|
|B2||–Little Richard||Why Don't You Love Me
Written-By – Williams*
Lyrics By – Collins*Music By – Penniman*
|B4||–Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Hound Dog
Written-By – Leiber & Stoller
|B5||–Little Richard||Belle Stars
Piano – Little Richard
|B6||–Little Richard||Funky Dish Rag
Organ – Little Richard
|(Total Duration Side B)||15:51|
|ALA-1972||Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix - Friends - From The Beginning (LP, Album)||ALA||ALA-1972||US||1972|
|SPC-3347||Jimi Hendrix / Little Richard||Jimi Hendrix / Little Richard - Together (LP, Album, RE)||Pickwick/33 Records||SPC-3347||Canada||Unknown|
|HMC 151||Jimi Hendrix, Little Richard||Jimi Hendrix, Little Richard - Rock Is Back (Cass, Comp)||Home's Musikk||HMC 151||Norway||Unknown|
|MKL 17975||Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix||Little Richard / Jimi Hendrix - Little Richard & Jimi Hendrix (Cass)||Gong||MKL 17975||Hungary||1986|
|SMB 128, MB 128||Jimi Hendrix • Little Richard||Jimi Hendrix • Little Richard - Friends From The Beginning (LP)||Music Box International, Music-Box||SMB 128, MB 128||Greece||1980|