Music legend LITTLE RICHARD is recovering from a recent heart attack he had while at home with family. The 81 year old singer stated that he started coughing then had a shooting pain in his arm at which point he self medicated. (ALWAYS keep baby Asprin nearby RadioFacts readers in your car, in your desk, on your nightstand, in your gym bag and in your wallet it could save your life). Richard’s doctor informed him that he did indeed have a heart attack and that he saved his own life by self medicating. The singer revealed he took a baby Asprin to stop the heart attack.