Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, more react to death of Macon native Little Richard

Little Richard dies at 87

Richard Wayne Penniman died Saturday at age 87

A native of Macon and the architect of rock ‘n’ roll, Little Richard died Saturday iin Tullahoma, Tennessee, more than 70 miles southeast of Nashville. Reports on Saturday indicated the cause of death was bone cancer. He was 87.

The world was quick to react to the loss of an icon, taking to social media to share their grief and praise the musician.

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