Music has lost one of its brightest stars.
On Saturday morning, news broke that Little Richard had passed away. The music icon and founding father of Rock 'n' Roll was 87 years old.
"Little Richard passed away this morning in Tullahoma, TN of bone cancer at a family home. He was loved by his family and adored by millions," Bill Sobel, the attorney for the late star confirmed to E! News.
Sobel added, "He was not only an iconic and legendary musician, but he was also a kind, empathetic, and insightful human being."
Known for his incredibly popular hits like "Tutti-Frutti," "Long Tall Sally," "All Around the World" and "Ready Teddy" (to name a few), Little Richard's decades-long career has inspired and influenced many artists, including some of the biggest: The Beatles, Prince and David Bowie.
Little Richard's bass guitarist, Charles Glenn, told TMZ that the music legend passed away in his Tennessee home and was surrounded by his loved ones, which included his brother, sister and son.