One of the worlds biggest Rock ‘n’ Roll superstar, little Richard is dead. Little Richard who is regarded as the pioneer for rock ‘n’ roll is dead and according to reports, died of bone cancer in Tullahoma, Tennessee his family said.
Little Richard whose birth name is Richard Wayne Penniman was born in 1932 had lots of hit songs. It was recorded that Little Richard sold more than 30 million records worldwide.
According to a close friend to the family, Charles Glenn (Richard’s bass guitarist) said the singer had been ill for two months and died at his home, with his brother, sister and son beside him. Little Richard who also had gospel music between 1959-1963 also made mention of his Christian faith even after his accident in 1985 when said how God saved his life. Little Richard got a Hall of Fame inclusion in Rock ‘n’ Roll in 1986 and can be said to be one of the greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll black singers in the world.