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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 6:04 pm
Montefiore: Town Hall's walking policy
The Adelaide ReviewMontefiore: Town Hall's walking policy testedThe Adelaide ReviewWalkin' in the Rain (Johnny Ray, 1956); Walkin the Dog (Webb Pearce, 1953); Walkin' after Midnight (Patsy Cline, 1957); and that perennial favourite, I'm Walkin' (Fats Domino, 1957). It's exercise, you see. Sir Monty has been a walker ever since his ...
Posted on 7 August 2018 | 4:22 pm
Swamp pop legend, Boogie Kings singer, dies
Beaumont EnterpriseSwamp pop legend, Boogie Kings singer, diesBeaumont EnterpriseSwamp pop as a genre came about when Cajun kids got wind of acts like Fats Domino, Richie Valens and Little Richard. Over time, it evolved into a genre that held strong to Cajun roots while dabbling in big band sounds and the magic of rock 'n' roll's ...and more »
Posted on 7 August 2018 | 3:47 pm
When Superman Tried to Ruin the Career
CBRWhen Superman Tried to Ruin the Career of…Pat Boone?CBRHis first big hit was a cover of Fats Domino's “Ain't That a Shame” (there's a legend that Boone re-titled his song “Isn't That a Shame”). Once Boone got to the top of the charts, though, he stopped doing that sort of thing and just sang traditional ...
Posted on 6 August 2018 | 10:51 pm
Albert Lee Plays First Australian Show At
Noise11Albert Lee Plays First Australian Show At Melbourne Guitar FestivalNoise11The choice of Fats Domino pioneer Rock and Roll, the creation of Country-Rock through his time with Emmylou Harris, the guitar brilliance crafted by Carl Perkins or the songwriting excellence of Jimmy Webb gave a point of difference to every song ...
Posted on 4 August 2018 | 5:38 pm
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