The pianist Fats Domino died at the age of 89 . Below is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
French Creole singer/songwriter best known for such hits as “Blueberry Hill” and “The Girl Can’t Help It.” He amassed five gold records before 1955.
He married Rosemary Hall on August 6, 1948. They had eight children together. His first language was Creole.
“My mom and dad played this music all the time when I was growing up, so to me songs by Jerry Lee and Fats Domino are the classics, they’re the best songs ever.” (Chris Isaak)
“I really got back to my New Orleans roots – my grandfather played with Fats Domino. We had to leave after Katrina, but I feel like, spiritually, I’m back there.” (Dawn Richard)
“I would listen to Little Richard and Fats Domino and Chuck Berry, and I would listen to how they played their riffs, and after I taught myself that, I taught myself to play my own kind of stuff.” (Brian Wilson)
“I loved rock and roll when that came in, Bill Haley, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, all those great records. So I begged my mom and dad for a guitar, which eventually they did get me for Christmas, but it went out of tune very quickly, and it hurt my fingers.” (Ian McLagan)