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Posted on 10 May 2018 | 7:35 am
Sticky Carpet - The Sydney Morning Herald
The Sydney Morning HeraldSticky CarpetThe Sydney Morning HeraldIf Deep Purple's Made in Japan, featuring a couple of epic tracks recorded at the Budokan in Tokyo, is one of the greatest live rock 'n' roll albums ever to come out of Japan, then Cheap Trick's At Budokan has to be the most widely known. Released in ...
Posted on 10 May 2018 | 6:45 am
Exclusive: Mitch Landrieu commissioned these
NOLA.comExclusive: Mitch Landrieu commissioned these redesigns of Lee CircleNOLA.com(Spackman Mossop and Michaels). The vacuum has led some residents to call for renaming the circle each time a person of prominence has died. After Fats Domino died last October, some called for renaming the circle after the rock 'n' roll pioneer from ...and more »
Posted on 10 May 2018 | 3:55 am
Concert notes: Linda Monner's last show with
Fredericksburg.comConcert notes: Linda Monner's last show with RCS, Chamber Music FestivalFredericksburg.comThis weekend's show will also be longtime conductor Linda Monner's final concerts, the culmination of a 43-year conducting career. One of the group's founding members, Monner has worked the podium for the past eight years. Dr. Jordan Davidson will take ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 8:24 pm
Caffin Avenue receives 'honorary name' as a
bestofneworleans.comCaffin Avenue receives 'honorary name' as a tribute to Fats Dominobestofneworleans.comPHOTO BY ALEX WOODWARD; Friends and fans left bouquets, notes, records, signs and candles outside Fats Domino's old house on Caffin Avenue Oct. 25. The artist died Oct. 24. The New Orleans City Council approved an honorary renaming of Caffin Avenue in ...Fats Domino's Lower Ninth Ward street gets 'honorary rename' as tribute to FatsWGNOall 2 news articles »
Posted on 3 May 2018 | 10:04 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