Little Richard dead at 87

CKTB NEWS | Little Richard

Rock and Roll legend Little Richard is dead at age 87.

 Rolling Stone cites the musician's son Danny Penniman as saying the rock pioneer passed away at his home in Nashville today.  

Born Richard Wayne Penniman on December 5th, 1932, he rose to fame in the 50's and 60's with major hits like "Good Golly Miss Molly" and "Tutti Frutti."

There's been no cause of death released.