RECORDED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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The single, originally titled “The Thing”, reached number one on the
Billboard rhythm and blues chart, staying at the top for six of 19 weeks,
while peaking at number six on the pop chart. It received the Cash Box
Triple Crown Award in 1956. it is #56 on Rolling Stone
s list of The 500
Greatest Songs of All Time
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Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman)
turned 82 December 5.

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