Australian music icon Jimmy Little has died following a long illness. James Oswald 'Jimmy' Little was born in 1937 on the Cummeragunja Mission on the NSW-Victorian border. In 1955, he moved to Sydney to pursue his musical career, becoming the first indigenous Australian to receive mainstream success in music. His biggest hit was Royal Telephone in 1963 was followed by hits including Danny Boy, El Paso, Baby Blue and One Road, penned by Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees. In 1999 Little was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Here is a selection of images highlighting Little's life and career.