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Fats Domino With 35 records in the 'U.S. Billboard Top 40' Dies Aged 89

Updated On 25 Oct, 2017 Published On

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 1990s "Rock n Roll" legend Fats Domino died at the age of 89 at his Harvey house on Tuesday, October 24

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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

Fats Domino with the members of Beatles on 16 October 1964 before their show in New Orleans

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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

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 

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The "Blueberry Hill" singer - whose wife, Rosemary Domino died in 2008 is survived by his eight children.