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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," died Saturday at 87, Dick Alen, his former agent, confirmed to CNN.

Alen said Little Richard died in Nashville with his brother and son by his side, and the cause of death is related to bone cancer.
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He called the star “one of the legends, the originators” and said…

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