This day (February 26, 1928), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Antoine Dominique ‘Fats’ Domino, an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter.
Wikipedia : This day (February 26, 1928), in New Orleans, Louisiana, is born Antoine Dominique ‘Fats’ Domino, an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter.
FatsDominoOnline.com : Another song that made the R&B chart for him, Every Night About This Time, used a piano triplet for which Fats was to become famous. It showed how his music had been influenced by that of Little Willie Littlefield. Fats had another R&B hit with Goin’ Home in 1952.
The Fats Domino Pages : In 1955, with the arrival of Rock & Roll, Fats became also popular with the white audience starting with the song ‘Ain’t that a shame’. Lew Chudd, the owner of Imperial Records sold his record company to LIBERTY in 1963.
@last.fm : In the wake of Domino’s rescue from his 9th ward home during 2005’s Hurricane Katrina, the Tipitina’s Foundation organized a tribute album to the elder artist featuring Robert Plant, Norah Jones, Paul McCartney and numerous other acts.
Video : Wait And See . Going To The River (2004) . I’M Ready . I’M In Love Again (1989) . Popeye’S Fried Chicken Commercial (1987) . Blueberry Hill (1985) . Sleeping On A Job 1978 (1978) . I’m In Love Again (1956) .