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- Posted on Nov 24th 2009 11:55AM by Mike Ayers
Little Richard, a long-time born-again Christian, is asking his fans to continue praying for him as he recovers. According to the Associated Press, he plans to resume touring activities in 2010, once his recovery is in full. "He is thankful to the LORD for the blessing of longevity and greatly appreciates the kindness and caring of all of the faithful warriors who have been uplifting him in prayer," the Myspace statement continued.
Little Richard has long been credited as one of the founders of what we now know as modern rock 'n' roll, when in the mid '50s, he explored a combination of blues, gospel and faster rhythms in songs such as 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Good Golly, Miss Molly.' Numerous influential musicians such as Bob Dylan, Otis Redding and Elvis Presley all attribute Little Richard as a primary influence in their defining work.