FATS DOMINO was an American pianist and singer-songwriter of Louisiana Creole descent born in New Orleans, in the lower ninth ward.

He pioneered rock and roll and inspired countless artists, including Elvis Presley and The Beatles and was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986, and later inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - one of the first artists to achieve the honor.

In November 1998, then-President Bill Clinton presented him with the National Medal of Arts at a ceremony at the White House.

Among his greatest works are songs such as "Ain't That A Shame", "Blueberry Hill", "I'm Walkin'", "It Keeps Rainin"', and "Walking To New Orleans".

FATS DOMINO's career spanned five decades, which saw the beloved artist sell over 65 million records. His musical style was based on traditional rhythm and blues, accompanied by saxophones, bass, piano, electric guitar, and drums.

Sadly, FATS DOMINO (Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.) died from natural causes on 24 October 2017, at the age of 89 !


The Videos:

"The Fat Man" (1950)

"Going To The River" (1953)

"Ain't That A Shame" (1955)

"Poor Me" (1955)

"I'm In Love Again" (1956)

"Blueberry Hill" (1956)

"I'm Walkin'" (1957)

"Valley Of Tears" (1957)

"When The Saints Go Marching In" (1959)

"I'm Ready" (1959)

"I Want To Walk You Home" (1959)

"Be My Guest" (1959)

"Walking To New Orleans" (1960)

"My Girl Josephine" (1960)

"It Keeps Rainin'" (1961)

"I Hear You Knocking" (1961)

"Jambalaya" (1961)

"Your Cheatin' Heart" (1964)




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