The boxing legend Muhammad Ali only had one way to describe Macon superstar Little Richard: "the King."

Little Richard, who turns 86 years old this week, captivated music fans for years with hits like ‘Long, Tall Sally,' 'Tutti Frutti' and 'Good Golly Miss Molly'



 Music Minute: Little Richard

In a 1970 interview, he said: "I am the beautiful Little Richard from way down in Macon, Georgia. I want you to know, I am the bronze Liberace!”

Little Richard was among the first group of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986, along with Ray Charles, James Brown, and Elvis.…