I turned around to see—Little Richard!
|34thParallel Magazine||May 9|
LUCILLE BY JOHN HILL 34THPARALLEL MAGAZINE ISSUE 59
Little Richard had everything I needed. He was an outsider (black and gay in the 50s), he was flashy and flamboyant, he was a rebel, and most importantly, he was certain to horrify my parents.
I didn’t know why I liked Lucille. I just did. Maybe it was the bass figure. Or the way it started right out wit…