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Little Richard: The Georgia Peach

Andrew Tyler, Disc, 19 August 1972

OOOWEE, Lawd knows it was a bad night's work. According to the divine plan, the Wembley crowd should have been blowing kisses at the Georgia Peach – wringing their hands and leaping in sweaty ecstasy. The man had come all the way from Riverside, Calif., to spread the good news but Wembley couldn't be cracked.

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