Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend ‘Little Richard’ Dies at Age 87, Wrote Hit Songs “Tutti Frutti” and “Good Golly Miss Molly”

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(FOX NEWS) –Little Richard, the rock legend best known for the hits “Tutti Frutti” and “Good Golly Miss Molly,” has died. He was 87.

The musician’s manager confirmed his passing to Fox News on Saturday.

“He passed away today. His family was with him,” Dick Alen told us.

The musician’s son, Danny Jones Penniman, also confirmed his death to Rolling Stone, but said the cause of death was unknown.

Born Richard Wayne Penniman on Dec. 5, 1932, Little Richard was one of rock and roll’s founding fathers.

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