Monday, 30 October 2017
With Antoine "Fats" Domino death on the 24th October (my birthday) - after Chuck Berry in March -another influential founding father of what is known now as Rock'n Roll all over the world is gone.
His song "The Fat Man" is widely considered the first rock-and-roll record to have sold more than a million copies by 1951. Between 1955 and 1960, he had eleven Top 10 hits.Many of his songs are covered by some of the greatest rock & pop singers & musicians:
Goodbye Fats! Thanks for the great tunes you gave us!
Listen to a Tribute radio show to Fats Domino by Paul Jones
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