In August 1970.

In August 1970, “Reprise” label released “The Rill Thing”, the thirteen Little Richard album. It was recorded March – June 1970, and was produced by Little Richard.

Personnel:

  • Little Richard– vocals, piano
  • Harrison Callay – trumpet
  • Ronnie Eader – baritone saxophone
  • Harry Thompson – tenor saxophone
  • Charles Rose – trombone
  • Clayton Ivey – piano
  • Jerry Masters – bass
  • Travis Womack – guitar
  • Albert Lowe – guitar
  • Roger Hawkins- drums
  • Eddie Fletcher – bass
  • Jesse Boyce – electric bass
  • Wade Jackson – tenor saxophone
  • Ed Thrasher- art direction
  • Ed Caraeff- cover photography

Track listing:

  1. Freedom Blues – Richard Penniman, Esquerita
  2. Greenwood, Mississippi – Travis Wammack, Albert Lowe Jr
  3. Two-Time Loser – Larry Lee
  4. Dew Drop Inn – Richard Penniman, Esquerita, Keith Winslow
  5. Somebody Saw You – Richard Penniman
  6. Spreadin’ Natta, What’s The Matter? – Richard Penniman, Robert “Bumps” Blackwell, Maybelle Jackson
  7. Rill Thing – Richard Penniman
  8. Lovesick Blues – Hank Williams
  9. I Saw Her Standing There – John Lennon, Paul McCartney
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