The 1990s 'Rock n Roll' Legend, Fats Domino died at the age of 89 at his Harvey house on Tuesday, October 24 following natural causes.
The 1990s "Rock n Roll" legend Fats Domino died at the age of 89 at his Harvey house on Tuesday, October 24
The City Government Office in Harvey, Louisiana- Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office confirmed the demise of the "rock n roll" pioneer.
The "Waling to New Orleans" singer had 35 recorded in the U.S. Billboard Top 40, and from 1955-60 Mr. Domino had eleven top 10 hits.
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Mr. Domino had sold over 65 million records during his six decades career, and his record sales were reportedly surpassed only by the legendary Elvis Presley, regarded as the 'King of Rock n Roll.'
Fats Domino with the members of Beatles on 16 October 1964 before their show in New Orleans
Many musicians from the industry paid tribute to the late Mr. Domino on social including Harry Connick Jr., Rapper LL Cool J, and Samuel L Jackson.
RIP fats domino... you helped pave the way for new orleans piano players... see you on top of that blueberry hill in the sky ????????
— Harry Connick Jr (@HarryConnickJR) October 25, 2017
I found My Thrill on " Blueberry Hill"! RIP Fats Domino
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) October 25, 2017
Rest in paradise to Fats Domino. He paved the way for so many. I remember listening to his music as a little boy. #Fatsdomino ????
— LLCOOLJ. (@llcoolj) October 25, 2017
Following the death of Mr. Domino, their children released a statement. Read the full statement below,
Late Domino's children released a statement after his demise
The "Blueberry Hill" singer - whose wife, Rosemary Domino died in 2008 is survived by his eight children.