Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. What does this song mean to you? The Legends of New Orleans: Fats Domino Live! Can You Guess The Song By The Emojis? Song Discussions is protected by U.
Log In Good to see you again. Create Account Create an account so you’ll have a place to store your favorites. This article needs additional citations for verification. Most later versions have credited Bartholomew and Domino as co-writers. Domino’s version was featured in the 1956 film The Girl Can’t Help It. The song title was used for a 2006 biography of Domino by Rick Coleman. Buddy Holly was one of the first to cover the song and Cat Stevens also recorded a cover version. Tim Curry recorded the song for the theme of a 1986 British made-for-TV movie Blue Money.
New Order did not cover this, their “Blue Monday” is original. Fats Domino: Out of New Orleans. Fats Domino – full Official Chart History – Official Charts Company”. Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock ‘n’ Roll. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. One of the pioneers of rock and roll music, Domino sold more than 65 million records. Between 1955 and 1960, he had eleven Top 10 hits.
During his career, Domino had 35 records in the U. Billboard Top 40, and five of his pre-1955 records sold more than a million copies, being certified gold. His 1949 release “The Fat Man” is widely regarded as the first million-selling Rock ‘n Roll record. The Domino family was of French Creole background, and Louisiana Creole was his first language. Antoine was born at home with the assistance of his grandmother, a midwife. His name was initially misspelled as Anthony on his birth certificate. His family had recently arrived in the Lower Ninth Ward from Vacherie, Louisiana. Macarty School until the fourth grade, leaving to start work as a helper to an ice delivery man. Domino learned to play the piano in about 1938 from his brother-in-law, the jazz guitarist Harrison Verrett. Antoine III, Anatole, Andre, Antonio, Antoinette, Andrea, Anola, and Adonica.
By age 14, Domino was performing in New Orleans bars. In 1947, Billy Diamond, a New Orleans bandleader, accepted an invitation to hear the young pianist perform at a backyard barbecue. Domino was signed to the Imperial Records label in 1949 by owner Lew Chudd, to be paid royalties based on sales instead of a fee for each song. While Domino’s own recordings were done for Imperial, he sometimes sat in during that time as a session musician on recordings by other artists for other record labels. November 1955, and was reissued as Rock and Rollin’ with Fats Domino. On November 2, 1956, a riot broke out at a Domino concert in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The police used tear gas to break up the unruly crowd.