OPINION | Little Richard kicked open the doors of rock ‘n’ roll

Little Richard dies at 87 3:06 Editor’s Note: Gene Seymour is a film critic who has written about music, movies, and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, and The Washington Post. You can follow him on Twitter @GeneSeymour. The opinions expressed in this column belong exclusively to the author. Read more opinion … Read more

Little Richard, rock’n’roll pioneer, dies aged 87 | Music

Little Richard, one of the pioneers of the first wave of rock’n’roll, has died. He was 87. Richard – whose real name was Richard Penniman – had been in poor health for several years, suffering hip problems, a stroke and a heart attack. Rolling Stone magazine said Richard’s son, Danny Penniman, “confirmed the pioneer’s death … Read more

Little Richard dies at age 87

Little Richard, one of the American pioneers of rock and roll, known for his catchy hymns like “Tutti Frutti” or “Long Tall Sally” and his frenzied presence on stage, died Saturday at the age of 87, announced his son to Rolling Stone magazine. The cause of death of this American music legend is not yet … Read more