- Publish Date
- Sunday, 10 May 2020, 9:02AM
Legend of Rock and Roll, Little Richard has passed away this morning after a battle with bone cancer.
Little Richard sold over 30 million solo records worldwide, but was also a major influence to some of the biggest rockers of all time, including The Beatles, Creedence Clearwater Revival and David Bowie.
Tributes have flown in for the music icon on social media, including messages from Bob Dylan and Keith Richards as news of his passing continues to break around the world.
Known for his flamboyant style, Little Richard burst onto the scene in the 50s with his smash hit Tutti Frutti.
Rest in Peace.