Fats Domino

Date of Birth:


Years Active:

The Fat Man

February 26, 1928

New Orleans, Louisiana

1942 - 2017

Birth name: Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.

"Blueberry Hill," "Ain't That a Shame" and "I'm Walkin'" were some of his biggest hits.

He had 35 records in the U.S. Billboard Top 40

Domino was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986


"Everybody started calling my music rock and roll, but it wasn't anything but the same rhythm and blues I'd been playing down in New Orleans."

"A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B."

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