500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

Little Richard, 'The Girl Can't Help It'

420. Little Richard, 'The Girl Can't Help It'

Writer: Bobby Troup
Producer: Robert "Bumps" Blackwell
Released: Jan. '57, Specialty
8 weeks; No. 49

Richard screamed the theme from one of the first great rock movies, starring Jayne Mansfield. "She was a wonderful person," Richard said. "Her breasts were 50 inches, and she didn't wear a brassiere. They didn't hang down."

Appears on: The Georgia Peach (Specialty)


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