Music Legend, Rock and Roll Pioneer Fats Domino Dies at 89
October 25, 2017
An American music legend has died. Rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino passed away Tuesday. Born Antoine Domino Jr. in New Orleans, he was famous for writing and performing some of the 20th century's most popular songs, including "Blueberry Hill," "Ain't That a Shame," and "I'm Walkin'." His 1949 record, "The Fat Man," is considered by many to be the first rock and roll album. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Fats Domino was 89.