Pianist, singer, Fats Domino
Singer ~ Pianist
birth name: Antoine Domino

Fats Domino

February 26, 1928, New Orleans, LA

Clean living keeps me in shape. Righteous thoughts are my secret. And New Orleans home cooking. ~ Fats Domino

The most popular exponent of the classic New Orleans R&B sound, Fats Domino sold more records than any other black rock & roll star of the 1950s. His relaxed, lolling boogie-woogie piano style and easygoing, warm vocals anchored a long series of national hits from the mid-'50s to the early '60s. Through it all, his basic approach rarely changed. ~ Allmusic: Fats Domino ~ retrieved June 9, 2013 © Allmusic

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February 26, 1972 ~ Billboard Hot 100 ~ #3 (4) Climax, Precious & Few ~ #2 (3) Carpenters, Hurting Each Other ~ #1 (1) Nilsson, Without You

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Fats Domino ~ Inducted in the 1998 Songwriters Hall Of Fame.

In 2012, three Fats Domino albums made the #DLW500 Dylan's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time ~ #453 Carry On Rockin' (1955)~ #159 Walking To New Orleans (1963)~ #31 This Is Fats (1957)

In 2010 two songs by Fats Domino made it to the Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time ~ #438 Ain't It A Shame ~ #82 Blueberry Hill



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