2 More Legends Pass Away. Little Richard 87, Betty Wright 66
Georgia born Rock and Roll Legend and Icon, Little Richard has passed away at the age 87 after a long battle with Bone Cancer. Little Richard was one of the 1st group of inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
Betty Wright, the soul and R&B icon, passed at the age of 66. Wright passed away on the morning of May 10. The R&B Legends cause of death has not been made public.