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Fats Domino Receives Honorary Grand Marshal Title

23rd December 2013

Reclusive R&B and rock icon Fats Domino has been named the honorary grand marshal of a pre-Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, Louisiana.The legendary musician won't appear in person at the 3 March (14) event,...

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Fats Domino's Restored Piano To Go On Show On New Orleans

4th May 2013

Fats Domino's restored white piano is to become a museum piece in his native New Orleans, Louisiana after Sir Paul Mccartney helped fund the instrument's restoration.The Steinway grand was salvaged from the star's flooded home...

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Prince Advises Justin Bieber

10th December 2010

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

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Fascinating Fact 6373

17th November 2008

Footage of rock and roll legend FATS DOMINO's show at a New Orleans club in May 2007 - his only performance since Hurricane Katrina wiped out his home - is the subject of a documentary...

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Fats Domino 'Reunited' With Gold Records

14th August 2007

FATS DOMINO was overjoyed after he received reproductions of 20 gold records he lost when Hurricane Katrina ravaged his home in 2005. The Ain't That A Shame legend, who chose to weather the storm rather...

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Fats Domino Returns To The Stage

21st May 2007

FATS DOMINO has returned to the stage for the first time since Hurricane Katrina ravaged his home, playing a sold-out club show in his native New Orleans on Saturday (19May07). The Ain't That A Shame...

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Plant Records Tributes To Fats Domino

9th May 2007

Former Led Zeppelin frontman ROBERT PLANT has recorded a series of FATS DOMINO covers in a bid to help his hero rebuild his life after Hurricane Katrina ripped through his New Orleans, Louisiana home. The...

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Domino Goes Home

12th March 2007

Music legend FATS DOMINO has returned to the home that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina for the first time since the 2005 storms. The AIN'T THAT A SHAME singer, 79, rode out the hurricane in...

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Domino To Be Honoured In New Orleans

16th January 2007

Singer FATS DOMINO will be the guest of honour at the 12th annual Best Of The Beat music awards at New Orleans, Louisiana's House of Blues later this month (JAN07). The singer, real name ANTOINE...

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Domino Too Weak To Play Jazz Fest

10th May 2006

FATS DOMINO has apologised to fans for missing his headline appearance at Louisiana's New Orleans Jazz Fest on Sunday (07MAY06), but was "too weak" to take the stage. The 78-year-old BLUEBERRY HILL star was set...

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Fears For Domino As He Cancels Another Appearance

8th May 2006

FATS DOMINO has sparked serious concerns for his health after mysteriously missing his headlining appearance at Louisiana's New Orleans Jazz Fest yesterday (07MAY06). The 78-year-old BLUEBERRY HILL singer has yet to explain his absence; festival...

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Domino Cuts Autograph Session Short

2nd May 2006

Blues legend FATS DOMINO was forced to cancel a fundraising autograph session for musicians displaced by Hurricane Katrina on Monday (01MAY06), after being taken ill. The BLUEBERRY HILL singer was set to sign copies of...

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Sonic Youth Named National Treasures

13th April 2006

Iconic rockers SONIC YOUTH's DAYDREAM NATION and ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? by JIMI HENDRIX are among the albums set to become official national treasures in America. The two albums feature among the 50-plus recordings to be...

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Domino's Delta Music Hall Of Fame Honour

3rd April 2006

Blues legend FATS DOMINO has proclaimed himself "touched" after being inducted into the Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame. The BLUEBERRY HILL hitmaker was unable to attend the ceremony, but sent a letter expressing his...

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Fats Domino's Pianos Found

16th March 2006

The ruined remains of three of FATS DOMINO's pianos have been found in his hurricane-ravaged home in New Orleans, Louisiana. A recovery crew have been sifting through the debris in the blues legend's Ninth Ward...

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The Things They Say 1458

1st March 2006

"Everything's gonna be all right. I think." Legendary musician FATS DOMINO, on the fate of his hometown, New Orleans, Louisiana....

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Music Legends To Play New Orleans Jazz Festival

16th February 2006

BOB DYLAN and Blues legend FATS DOMINO have signed to perform at the first New Orleans Jazz Festival since Hurricane Katrina demolished the city last summer (05). The line-up for the April/May event also...

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Domino Returns To New Orleans

16th October 2005

Blues legend FATS DOMINO has returned to his devastated home in New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc across America's Gulf Coast region in August (05). The BLUEBERRY HILL star...

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Fats Domino: 'I've Lost Everything'

4th September 2005

LATEST: Blues legend FATS DOMINO is devastated by the loss of his luxurious New Orleans home to the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina - but he is glad to be alive and is hoping to...

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Fats Domino Missing In New Orleans

1st September 2005

Veteran musician FATS DOMINO and his family have been reported missing in New Orleans today (01SEP05), days after Hurricane Katrina destroyed the Louisiana city. The rocker's agent AL EMBRY says he has heard no...

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