A early rock icon leaves the stage.... In rock’s infancy, Little Richard was the unstoppable pacesetter, the pompadoured wild man whose flamboyant showmanship and incendiary spirit of abandon — “a-wop-bop-a-loo-mop-a-wop-bam-boom” — would drive the music for … [Read more...] about Little Richard is gone….
Aretha Franklin, the former gospel singer who went on to reign over the music industry as the Queen of Soul with hit songs such as “Respect,” “Chain of Fools” and “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman,” has died. She was 76. Franklin died Thursday at her home in Detroit, … [Read more...] about The Queen of Soul…Aretha Franklin…Passes Away….