Fats Domino

Fats Domino
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Biography

Antoine Domino, 26 February 1928, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. From a large family, Domino learned piano from local musician Harrison Verrett who was also his brother-in-law. A factory worker after leaving school, Domino played in local clubs such as the Hideaway. It was there in 1949 that band leader Dave Bartholomew and Lew Chudd of Imperial Records heard him. His first recording, ‘The Fat Man’, became a Top 10 R&B hit the next year and launched his unique partnership with... Read more

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blues
rhythm and blues
rock n roll
oldies
rock and roll
50s
jazz
new orleans
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