The soul singer Betty Wright, celebrated across all genres , including funk, r&b and pop with her beautiful vocals has died aged 66. Wright’s niece confirmed the news, writing on Twitter: “Sleep in peace aunty Betty Wright. Fly high angel.”
Jerry Stiller, a classically trained actor who has been in our lives for many decades— starting in the 1960s with his wife, Anne Meara, and in the 1990s with a memorable recurring role on “Seinfeld” as well as “King Of Queens”— died early Monday morning at his home on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He was 92.
Early rock ‘n’ roll was pioneered by many of our living icons and Little Richard was one of them; in the 1950s, he created hits like “Tutti Frutti,” “Long Tall Sally” and “Slippin’ and Slidin‘.”The Macon, Georgia, native became one of the first inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, getting a street named after him in his home town and receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 1993 Grammys. Richard died Saturday at 87