Richard Wayne Penniman sunrise 12/5/1932 Macon, GA sunset 5/9/2020, Nashville, TN.
Musician, singer, actor, comedian, and songwriter.
First group of inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
First rock and roll show to use spotlights and flicker lights.
Nicknames: The Innovator, The Originator, The Innovator of Rock and Roll.