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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

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

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

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll is rockin’!

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll takes the stage tonight at 10p on FX. If you like Rock’n’Roll, then you are going to love this bitchin’ show. It is like going to see your favorite band, going backstage and sleeping with the band mem.....»»

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Rock and Roll Hall to remove DJ"s ashes

The urn holding the ashes of Alan Freed, the DJ credited with coining the term "rock 'n roll," is being removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Monday......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 20th, 2019

Beyoncé Will Debut Fashion Exhibit At Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comBeyoncé Will Debut Fashion Exhibit At Rock And Roll Hall Of FameContactmusic.comThe 32 year-old singer's outfits from her 2013 Super Bowl performance and several music videos will be on display at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 15th, 2019

Skateboarding Pioneer Jay Adams Dies at 53 - People Magazine

Toronto SunSkateboarding Pioneer Jay Adams Dies at 53People MagazineJay Adams, a skateboarding legend who is credited with helping to shape modern skateboarding style, has died. He was 53. The Santa Monica, California, native died Friday in a hospital in .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 29th, 2019

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

"Long Live Rock" sign unveiled at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is greeting visitors in its plaza with a new sign made of giant red letters that proclaim "Long Live Rock.".....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 8th, 2016

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

How the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame can finally leave the ‘60s behind

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominations for 2017 on Tuesday, and it seems the boomer-rock-obsessed institution might finally be modernizing. A little. Included on the ballot this year are Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode, Elec.....»»

Category: topSource: nypostOct 20th, 2016

How Doctor Who became a little bit rock and roll

IT CAN’T be easy to step in the shoes of a character as iconic as Doctor Who, and make him a little bit rock and roll......»»

Category: topSource: news.auJan 23rd, 2017

Rock ’n’ roll play ‘Undeniable Sound’ is a little too quiet

For a show about rock ’n’ roll, “The Undeniable Sound of Right Now” is a little too well-behaved. Admittedly, this new play by Laura Eason (“Sex With Strangers,” TV’s “House........»»

Category: topSource: nypostApr 4th, 2015

Electronic music pioneer Jean-Jacques Perrey dies at 87

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Jean-Jacques Perrey, the French composer and pioneer of electronic pop music who was best known for co-writing "Baroque Hoedown" used as the music for the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disney theme parks, has died at age .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 7th, 2016

TV talk show pioneer and New York mainstay Joe Franklin dies at 88

(Reuters) - TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin, who interviewed thousands of people from a dancing dentist to Academy Award winning actors in a far from glamorous New York studio has died at the age of 88, his long time producer said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2015

Jazz-funk pioneer Joe Sample dies at 75

HOUSTON (AP) — Pianist and composer Joe Sample, a founding member of the genre-crossing Jazz Crusaders who helped pioneer the electronic jazz-funk fusion style, has died at age 75......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 13th, 2014

Documentary pioneer Robert Drew dies

Robert Drew, the pioneer of fly-on-the-wall documentary style known as Cinema Verite, has died at the age of 90.....»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukApr 25th, 2019

Fans pay tribute to comedy pioneer Joan Rivers

Fans of comedy pioneer Joan Rivers created an impromptu memorial at her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. One of the country's top comics for decades, Rivers died in New York at the age of 81. (Sept. 5)       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 12th, 2015

Pioneer of cinema vérité director Robert L. Drew dies at 90

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Award-winning American filmmaker Robert L. Drew, a pioneer of the cinema vérité documentary style, died on Wednesday in Sharon, Connecticut at the age of 90, his family said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 30th, 2014

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