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Fats Domino Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 26 February 1928New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Birth NameAntoine Domino
Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Fats Domino was born on February 26, 1928 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA as Antoine Domino. He has been married to Rosemary Hall since August 6, 1948. They have eight children.

Spouse (1)

Rosemary Hall (6 August 1948 - present) (8 children)

Trivia (12)

He was voted the 25th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Rolling Stone.
Although never really in the mainstream of early rock & roll, he was one of the most influential singers in rock.
Elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986
When Hurricane Katrina was approaching New Orleans, he decided to stay at his home and was missed for days. He was later rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter (1 September 2005).
Mentioned in the song "Life Is a Rock But the Radio Rolled Me" by Reunion.
He survived Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
He was awarded the American National Medal of the Arts in 1998 by the National Endowment of the Arts in Washington D.C.
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1998.
He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
He is heard playing the piano introduction on Lloyd Price's "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"(1952).
Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2007.
Performs at Jazz Fest.97 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Personal Quotes (1)

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

Salary (1)

Shake, Rattle & Rock! (1956) $1,500

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