The Fats Domino Page

The Fats Domino Page

  • April 30, 2018

    Fats Domino Blue Monday

    R&B The song "Blue Monday" by Fats Domino has a timeless message from this first era of rock n roll. Each day of the week can have a certain feeling to it, and the weeks can go on and on the same way. Composer, arranger, and band leader Dave…

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  • Fats Domino My Blue Heaven
    April 1, 2018

    Fats Domino My Blue Heaven

    Rhythm and Blues Let's get to that happy place! The song "My Blue Heaven," which was written by Walter Donaldson (music) and George A. Whiting (lyrics) in 1924, is a pop and jazz standard. There have been so many versions, the list seems endless -- from Bing Crosby to…

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  • Fats Domino I'm Walkin'
    March 24, 2018

    Fats Domino I’m Walkin’

    Rock 'n' Roll The song, written by Domino and Dave Bartholomew, was inspired (so the story goes) by an incident where Domino’s car broke down and a fan commented upon the fact that Domino was walking. Domino thought to himself, “Yeah, I’m walking,” and wrote the song in his…

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  • Fats Domino's Walkin to New Orleans
    February 26, 2018

    Fats Domino Walkin to New Orleans

    R&B The song was written for singer, songwriter, and pianist Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr.,  by Bobby Charles, which was the professional name of  Robert Guidry ("See You Later, Alligator"). In 1960, "Walking to New Orleans" went to #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the R&B Chart.…

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  • Fats Domino Blueberry Hill
    February 7, 2018

    Fats Domino Blueberry Hill

    Rhythm and Blues A very happy birthday to Fats Domino, who is turning 88 this month. "Blueberry Hill" performed by Fats Domino is a  classic song and a classic sentiment. It's one of the great golden oldies and a juke box favorite. The song was written by Vincent Rose, Al Lewis…

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  • Fats Domino Ain't That a Shame
    January 19, 2018

    Fats Domino Ain’t That a Shame

    Rock and Roll It can certainly make you cry when the one you love says good-bye and breaks your heart. The song was written by Fats Domino and bandleader, composer, and arranger Dave Bartholomew.  In 1955, it was a hit for Domino, going to #1 on the R&B Chart…

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  • Fats Domino The Big Beat
    November 10, 2017

    Fats Domino The Big Beat

    Rock n Roll Here's some golden oldies music from the Fat Man himself, the legendary Fats Domino with his song"The Big Beat." Fats Domino said that he got ideas for songs from everyday things that happened around him; he listened to how people talked and what they talked about.…

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  • 1957 Playlist
    March 3, 2016

    Golden Oldies Playlist for 1957

    Golden Oldies Music The year was 1957. Sputnik orbited the earth. Federal troops integrated Arkansas schools. These were 24 of the top-charting popular songs in the U.S. for 1957. Sometimes seeing them all together takes you back to that year.

    The golden oldies in this YouTube playlist are…

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