Date of Birth:
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."