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Little Richard, a flamboyant architect of rock "n" roll, is dead at 87

Little Richard, the screaming, preening, scene-stealing wild man of early rock 'n' roll with hits like "Tutti Frutti" and "Long Tall Sally," has died at 87, Dick Alen, his former agent, has confirmed to CNN......»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzMay 9th, 2020

Remembering the legacies of Jerry Stiller and Little Richard

It's hard to imagine what comedy would have been like without Jerry Stiller. Even harder to imagine rock-n-roll without Little Richard. Jim Axelrod looks back at two men who kept us entertained for decades......»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzMay 11th, 2020

Rock and roll pioneer Little Richard dies at 87

Anthony Mason pays tribute to Little Richard, who died on Saturday. Fellow musicians John Fogerty and Dan Auerbach are among those honoring the singer......»»

Category: topSource: tmzMay 11th, 2020

Music icon Little Richard dies at 87

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, died Saturday at the age of 87 after battling bone cancer. Penniman leaves behind one of the most illustrious music careers in rock and roll history. Michael George reports......»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzMay 11th, 2020

Music icon “Little Richard” dies at 87

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as “Little Richard,” died Saturday at the age of 87 after battling bone cancer. Penniman leaves behind one of the most illustrious music careers in rock and roll history. Michael George reports......»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzMay 9th, 2020

Little Richard: An appreciation of the "Quasar of Rock "n" Roll"

One of the all-time great rock singers, songwriters and showmen, Richard Penniman broke the rules while influencing generations of performers - and those rules stayed broken.....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzMay 9th, 2020

Little Richard, rock "n" roll pioneer, has died at 87

Pastor Bill Minson, a close friend of Little Richard's, told The Associated Press that Little Richard died Saturday morning......»»

Category: feudsSource: tmzMay 9th, 2020

Mentor Williams, "Drift Away" songwriter, dead at 70

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Mentor Williams, the award-winning songwriter behind the 1970s hit "Drift Away," which became a soulful rock n' roll anthem aired on radio stations for generations, has died in Taos, New Mexico, at age 70, his brother said Frida.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 19th, 2016

David Bowie, unpredictable rock superstar, dead at 69

NEW YORK (AP) — David Bowie made clear, in a way that was exhilarating and sometimes frightening, what every rock star since Elvis Presley and Little Richard had been telling us all along — that anything was possible......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 19th, 2017

Frankie Ford, who sang "Sea Cruise," dies at age 76

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Frankie Ford, a rock 'n' roll and rhythm and blues singer whose 1959 hit "Sea Cruise" brought him international fame when he was 19, is dead at the age of 76......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 30th, 2015

The Grateful Dead: Fare Thee Well

One of rock 'n' roll's most revered bands reunites to celebrate the group's 50 years of music - nirvana for one of rock's most passionate followings.....»»

Category: topSource: cbsnewsJul 5th, 2015

Cosimo Matassa, recorded New Orleans R&B, dead, 88

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cosimo (KOS-moh) Matassa (muh-TAS-suh), who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s into the 1970s, is dead at the age of 88......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 11th, 2014

Is rock "n" roll dead?

Add Gene Simmons to the list of people pulling the plug on rock 'n' roll......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 3rd, 2014

Is rock "n" roll dead?

Add Gene Simmons to the list of people pulling the plug on rock 'n' roll......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 3rd, 2014

Rock is dead, says Gene Simmons

Add Gene Simmons to the list of people pulling the plug on rock 'n' roll......»»

Category: topSource: cnnDec 5th, 2014

Argentina"s Grammy-winning Gustavo Cerati dead at 55

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati, a flamboyant showman who brought stadium rock to Latin America with his band Soda Stereo, died on Thursday at age 55......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2015

Jurassic Park Star Richard Attenborough Dead At 90

Sad news to report. Film legend Richard Attenborough has passed away. Best known to most for playing billionaire Richard Hammond in the original Jurassic Park, the veteran actor also starred in classic films Brighton Rock and The Great Escape. Also an acc.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonAug 24th, 2014

Catfish slam Kasabian: Rock "n" roll is not dead

LATITUDE festival rockers Catfish And The Bottlemen reckon Kasabian are talking rubbish for claiming rock ’n roll is dead......»»

Category: tvSource: dailystarMay 15th, 2019

Bobby Womack Dead: CeeLo Green, Flea, Big Boi, Q-Tip Pay Tribute to Soul Legend

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was remembered by friends, peers and fans alike.read more.....»»

Category: musicSource: hollywoodreporterJun 28th, 2014

Legendary Musician Bobby Womack Dead At 70! So Sad!

The world of music has truly lost one of the greats! Bobby Womack, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, passed away Friday at the age of 70, after suffering from colon cancer and diabetes! A rep from Womack's label XL Recordings confirmed tragical.....»»

Category: gossipSource: perezhiltonJun 27th, 2014

Goodbye to the real Wizard of OZ: Britain's flamboyant publisher Felix Dennis dies aged 67

FROM a high-profile obscenity trial to blowing $100m on sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll, how Britain's most flamboyant publisher Felix Dennis broke the mould......»»

Category: topSource: expressJun 26th, 2019