Rock 'n' Roll Legend Fat Domino Lifeless at 89

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Fat Domino within the mid-1950s in New York. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Pictures

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Fat Domino died of pure causes at his personal residence in Louisiana on Tuesday, October 24, the Jefferson Parish coroner’s workplace confirms to Us Weekly. He was 89.

The New Orleans native (actual identify Atoine Domino Jr.) was one of many first 10 honorees inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame. He bought greater than 110 million information throughout his five-decade profession because of hit singles reminiscent of “Blueberry Hill,” “Ain’t Disgrace” and “Blue Monday.”

Domino was greatest recognized for his energetic performances and stunts, which included enjoying the piano whereas standing and bumping the instrument throughout the stage. His hottest songs completely blended Dixieland rhythms together with his charming and dynamic voice.

The singer’s destiny was initially unknown after Hurricane Katrina struck his hometown in August 2005. It was later confirmed that he and his household had been rescued by boat from his dwelling, although he misplaced a lot of his gold and platinum information, amongst different memorabilia and private belongings.

Domino returned to the stage for the primary time because the storm in Could 2007 at Tipitina’s membership in New Orleans. He confronted a number of hardships within the years that adopted, together with the demise of his spouse of greater than 50 years, Rosemary, in April 2008.

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The pianist grew to become the primary rock ‘n’ roll musician to be awarded the Nationwide Medal for the Arts in 1998. He was unable to make the journey to the White Home to simply accept the consideration from then-president Invoice Clinton as a consequence of his age.

Domino is survived by his eight youngsters: Antonio, Adonica, Antoinette, Andre, Andrea, Anola, Anatole and Antoine III.

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