Rock N' Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dead at 89

Legendary New Orleans musician, Fats Domino, has passed away.

He was 89 years old and died from natural causes, according to the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office.

via TMZ:

Domino died in New Orleans, surrounded by friends and family, according to his daughter.

His hits were epic … “Blueberry Hill,” “Ain’t That a Shame” and “I’m Walkin’.”

Domino sold more than 65 million albums, and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.

He was deeply embedded in New Orleans, and did a lot of public appearances for relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina.


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