G | | Musical
Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed holds a talent search to develop a new rock star, then must find the elusive, mystery contestant (Jimmy Clanton) who doesn't know he has won.
Ritchie Valens credited Little Richard as an influence, as seen here in his performance of "Ooh My Head", later recreated by Lou Diamond Phillips in La Bamba (1987). He had developed his own "sound" just a short time later.
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