The Wild and Frantic Little Richard is the second and last Little Richard album released on the Modern Records label. It is composed of songs released on singles during his time with the label, live tracks, and material licensed or left over from Vee-Jay. (Little Richard produced Vee-Jay 1107). Some tracks released on 45 were different versions, shorter or longer, with or without horns and overdubs. Live material appears to be from 1 December 1965, at the Domino Club, Atlanta, Georgia. Studio from 31 August 1964, Los Angeles; 1 January 1966, Memphis.
Additional personnel listed in Modern archives as Stax session musicians, except for "Baby What Do You Want Me to Do", which is listed as Little Richard's backing band, The Upsetters, and an unidentified female vocalist. Little Richard has said that Jimi Hendrix played on some sessions and songs.