New Orleanians Celebrate Fats Domino's Life
WWNONew Orleanians Celebrate Fats Domino's Life With Second LineWWNOLegendary musician Antoine “Fats” Domino passed away last week. New Orleanians celebrated his life and career with a second line parade Wednesday night. The whole thing started at Vaughan's, a bar in the Bywater. The intersection out front was packed ...DeepSoul Salutes Fats Domino: "I Hear You Knocking"Blinded By Soundall 3 news articles »
Posted on 2 November 2017 | 6:47 am
New Orleans Pays Tribute to Favorite Son
BillboardNew Orleans Pays Tribute to Favorite Son Fats Domino with Raucous Second Line Send-OffBillboardRock icon Fats Domino was celebrated in a most New Orleans way on Wednesday (Nov. 1) evening, when his hometown came out for a second line procession to honor the late "Blueberry Hill" singer who passed away on Oct. 24 at 89. The raucous march of ...Fats Domino second line in New Orleans: Fitting tribute for a founding father of rock 'n' rollThe Advocate'Man, you talk about a legend': Second line for Fats Domino draws hundredsWGNOOn the Beat: Remembering Fats DominoLincoln Journal StarNOLA.com -FOX 8 News WVUE-TVall 59 news articles »
Posted on 2 November 2017 | 5:00 am
New Orleans Bids Farewell To Fats Domino -
New Orleans Bids Farewell To Fats DominoNPROn Wednesday, New Orleans said farewell to a favorite native son, the legendary singer and pianist Fats Domino. Facebook; Twitter; Email. Get The Stories That Grabbed Us This Week. Delivered to your inbox every Sunday, these are the NPR stories that ...
Posted on 2 November 2017 | 2:04 am
Hear Fiona Apple Cover Fats Domino on 'A
BillboardHear Fiona Apple Cover Fats Domino on 'A Prairie Home Companion'BillboardLast week, legendary rock 'n' roll pianist Fats Domino died at the age of 89. On Saturday (Oct. 28), Fiona Apple paid tribute to the late musician on radio show A Prairie Home Companion. The singer took the opportunity to perform the Fats' classic “Ain ...Fiona Apple Covers Fats Domino on “A Prairie Home Companion”: ListenPitchforkFiona Apple covers Fats Domino (listen)Brooklyn Vegan (blog)all 4 news articles »
Posted on 29 October 2017 | 12:33 pm
Passage: Fats Domino - CBS News
CBS NewsPassage: Fats DominoCBS NewsIt happened this past week ... a sad farewell to the man Elvis Presley called "The REAL King of Rock 'n' Roll." Fats Domino died Tuesday at his home near New Orleans at age 89. A largely self-taught piano player -- "as wide as he was tall," he once ...How to Experience Fats Domino's New OrleansNew York TimesFats Domino and the white artists who got famous singing his songsLos Angeles TimesPlaylist: The Roots, And The Reach, Of Fats DominoNPRThe Advocate -Daily Beast -Billboardall 102 news articles »
Posted on 29 October 2017 | 6:46 am
On this block, some traditions refuse to die
Nowhere is this more evident than in the area’s ability to nurture musicians. At least one bona fide legend was living in the Ninth when Katrina struck: Fats Domino, the now-elderly pianist who recorded “Ain’t That a Shame” and “Blueberry Hill.”
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:25 pm
Health Clinic Is Designed for Musicians and
The second day I had more than 600. Everyone needed help. Back in New Orleans the flood washed away entire neighborhoods. Fats Domino was rescued from the roof of his 9th ward home where several years before I had “styled” his Christmas album.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:09 pm
Elgin Community College kicks off season
Afterward, head inside for the concert, which begins at 7 p.m. Art director Steve Duchrow called the Mississippi Rail Company one of the best new bands out of New Orleans, and has said they're "like Dr. John and Harry Connick, Jr. and Fats Domino and all ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:36 am
We’re Still Missing This One
The song is traditional, with authorship of various versions claimed by everyone from W.C. Handy, Lonnie Johnson, and Bessie Smith to Fats Domino, Dock Boggs, and Janis Joplin. Their version wanders along taking on its way many a leisurely detour.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:25 am
Miles can still hear Chinook helicopters 10
Quarterback JaMarcus Russell shared his apartment with rock ‘n’ roll legend Fats Domino, the grandfather of Russell’s girlfriend who was rescued from the storm ravaged lower 9th ward neighborhood in New Orleans and treated at the Assembly Center.
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:54 pm