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Associated Press 21 May 2020

Little Richard laid to rest

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Little Richard was remembered not just as a rock ‘n' roll pioneer but a man of generosity and faith at a memorial service at his alma mater where he was laid to rest Wednesday. (May 21)


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Little Richard, the singer best known for the hits "Tutti Frutti" and "Good Golly Miss Molly," has died, according to multiple reports.
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