Miss Ann

Album: Here's Little Richard (1956)
Charted: 56

Songfacts®:

  • Some of Little Richard's songs are based on real experiences, and this one is about a woman named Ann Johnson. Along with her husband Enotris Johnson, Ann, who was a white woman from Macon Georgia, took in Little Richard after he was kicked out of his house for what Richard once claimed was because of his homosexuality. The Johnson's ran the Tick Tock Club, where Richard first performed.
  • Enotris Johnson got a writing credit on this song, which was released as the B-side of the single "Jenny, Jenny." Johnson is also credited on that one, as well as Richard's classic "Long Tall Sally."

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