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Last updated: 10/31/10 at 10:49 PM
truthoutMemories of Hope in the Age of DisposabilitytruthoutBillie Holiday, Fats Domino, Dinah Washington, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers and Little Richard played in the background against the sounds of glasses ...
Concert Review: Lil' Band o' Gold Kings ArmsNew Zealand HeraldElsewhere they came off like Fats Domino, and Adcock could pull out a Texas-style guitar twang when required. The star turns, however, ...and more »
The Ponderosa Stomp: A treasure trove of sound, and storiesLos Angeles Times (blog)... when it honors Stomp regular Bartholomew along with his longtime partner Fats Domino in Cleveland in November, at its 15th annual American Masters fete. ...
Washington Post (blog)Rock Hall designates New Orleans studio landmarkDayton Daily NewsThe Rock Hall says J&M Studios helped give birth to rock 'n' roll with recording sessions featuring pioneers such as Fats Domino and Little Richard. ...Dr. John nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honorsWWLall 515 news articles »
Sign points way down 'Rock 'n Roll' highwayArkansas NewsPioneering rockers such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Fats Domino and Jerry Lee Lewis and others performed at clubs and taverns up and down ...and more »
Cosimo Matassa's J&M Recording Studio named Rock and Roll LandmarkNOLA.comA few J&M recordings, including Fats Domino's single “The Fat Man," Roy Brown's “Good Rockin Tonight” and Little Richard's “Tutti Frutti” have sometimes ...Bartholomew, Mattasa, J&M Studios HonoredOffBeat Magazineall 2 news articles »
Pink Floyd, 'MuttsStock,' Ritter, more dueThe Morning JournalThe Rock and Roll Night School links with the 15th annual American Music Masters celebration focusing on Fats Domino with a program on Cosimo Matassa's J&M ...and more »
Irish TimesA pint with PaoloIrish Times“I walk over to the record player,” the Scotsman says, “I stick on Fats Domino doing My Girl Josephine , and I dance my way to the kitchen. ...and more »
Music DVD Review: America's Music Legacy: Rock 'n RollSeattle Post IntelligencerChubby Checker did a medley of songs that began with Fats Domino's "Blueberry Hill" and ended with Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog," but for the most part ...and more »
Stuff.co.nz (blog)Lil' Band O' Gold to tour NZStuff.co.nz (blog)And who is sittin' there in the bar having a beer by his self on a Saturday afternoon but the Fats Domino - so we don't make a fuss and he's just keeping to ...and more »
Icon Vs. IconThe Office's Creed Bratton Discusses His Musical Roots & New Album!Icon Vs. IconI liked Duane Eddy, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Little Richard and Chuck Berry. Love Chuck Berry! Of course I really liked Les Paul. ...
Washington PostJazz Fest performances give local fans musical moments worth rememberingDaily CometHe has met Richie, Jerry Lee Lewis, Rockin' Dopsie Jr. and Fats Domino. This year, he plans to meet Aretha Franklin and reunite with one of his favorites. ...Another day at Jazz Fest ends on a high noteUSA TodayLandrieu, Grammy winners discusses the business of music at the New Orleans ...NOLA.comNew Orleans street performer debuts at Jazz FestThe Associated Press2TheAdvocateall 348 news articles »
Rachel Harrison to exhibit at Whitechapel GalleryIndependent... videos create a complex panorama occupied by totemic sculptures bearing the attributes of iconic male figures such as Johnny Depp or Fats Domino. ...
Comin' Down the Road: The Concert at Royal Albert HallTMD Celebrity News... a little-known Fogertune from the seventies called “Comin' down the Road,” which pays tribute to Elvis, Fats Domino, and the ageless joy of rock & roll. ...and more »
Dave Bartholomew Steals Bob French's Show (With Permission)NPR (blog)He took over the band from his father, played with Fats Domino himself (at Bartholomew's nomination) and hosts shows on WWOZ, New Orleans' celebrated ...
MediaNotes: A look into the soul of N'awlinsAlameda Times-StarAfter several days touring such New Orleans sights as Fats Domino's ranch-style house and the French Quarter, our hosts said we had to visit a jazz club NOT ...and more »
Nadirah Shakoor to perform at Margaritaville New Orleans to benefit Brad ...Examiner.comInspired by the Fats Domino classic song "Walking to New Orleans," radio talk show host Paul Leslie walked over 300 miles from the Margaritaville Cafe in ...
Irish Times'Treme' Music Recap: Authenticity In The CityMTV.com... to break down the song's origin first: It's an unattributed standard that was first put on record by New Orleans' piano blues star Fats Domino. ...AT LARGE: New HBO series paints picture of New OrleansTuscaloosa News (subscription)all 51 news articles »
RTT NewsRIP Steve Reid: 1944-2010Crawdaddy! The Magazine of Rock... Martha and the Vandellas, James Brown, T-Bone Walker, Fela Kuti, Ornette Coleman, Fats Domino, Quincy Jones, and recently, Kieran Hebden of Four Tet. ...Steve Reid: 1944-2010All About Jazzall 24 news articles »
Justin Who?ChicagoNow (blog)"Ain't That A Shame" was originally sung by a man named Fats Domino in 1955. This is the original version: Given that Pat was white and much more acceptable ...
The Lookout: Playhouse bringing favorites back to stageThe Daily News of NewburyportThe family-friendly event will begin at 1 pm with dinner, followed by Mazz's performance of songs from such greats as Buddy Holly, Fats Domino, ...and more »
State to honor Ferriday's HaneyNatchez DemocratHaney's saw performances from legends such as Fats Domino, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, BB King, Irma Thomas and Percy Sledge. ...and more »
Pittsburgh Post GazetteWhistlin' Willie's 78 rpm record store opens in Squirrel HillPittsburgh Post GazetteFlip through the stacks and you'll find Frankie Lymon's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" for $6, Fats Domino's "I'm Walkin' " for $5, Percy Mayfield's "Hopeless" ...
Arts Center plans elegant eveningMoultrie Observer... the Colquitt County Arts Center ballroom will be filled with the melodies of Guy Lombardo, Duke Ellington, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Glenn Miller, ...
Bobby CharlesOffBeat Magazine“Before I Grow Too Old” is a song he co-wrote with Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew that frst appeared on 1972's Bobby Charles album, and “You'll Always ...
White night turns blue in Natchitoches, Louisiana SpecialDigitalJournal.comIt brought Fats Domino to national recognition. Gospel sounds combine with jazz and blues to elevate the music for the faithful. In those respects one might ...
The Butch Thompson Trio performs SundayGreat Falls TribuneIn the late 1950s, as he started playing jazz on the piano, the Top 40 included Elvis Presley, Little Richard and Fats Domino. "As a kid that music was for ...and more »
Nemeth blends 'Southern soul' for upcoming CDMontgomery AdvertiserHe said one of his major influences is legendary New Orleans singer Fats Domino. "I've always been fond of writing songs similar to the ones Fats Domino did ...
...he was a fine songwriter, writing the hit songs "See You Later, Alligator" (Bill Haley), "Walking to New Orleans" (Fats Domino) and "(I Don't Know Why) But I Do" (Clarence "Frogman" Henry). Keen to live in seclusion around the Louisiana swamps, he never promoted...
Music brings out the smilesCalifornia ChronicleMacGill, born in Los Angeles, was a Fats Domino fan -- his "I'm Walkin' " (1957) is in MacGill's repertoire -- and was drawn to folk music by TV show like ...
Historic roots part of Bobb Home's legacyDaily IberianIf you listen closely, you can still hear the sweet voices of BB King, Fats Domino and Ike and Tina Turner coming through the woodwork, ...
Fats Domino sang to us about blueberries long before any of us knew the positive effects of eating blueberries.
"Blueberry Hill" should now be our theme song when we are planning our meals.
What do we know about blueberries?
Blueberries are the fruit
Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fats Domino, James Brown — Denver’s historic Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom has seen them all since its inception as a ex-servicemen’s club in the 20s.
On a night earlier this month, the people packing into the club didn’t
Thursday, October 22, 2009
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The Cotton Club, inspired by the legendary venue that played a major role in Lubbock's music history, is expected to reopen with a Halloween concert by a local band.
James Fox, 34,
The Bucs could be worse.
Cleveland completed two passes and won a game that sent football back to the stone ages. I really don’t like pain. I’m not sado-masochistic. But I couldn’t stop watching the Bills-Browns debacle.
And I thought I emptied the
Inside Bay Area
NEW Orleans music scene is legendary known as the birthplace of jazz, pioneers such as Louis Armstrong and Fats Domino hail from the Louisianan state and music remains the cultural centerpiece of this American city.
Two New Orleans natives are
Experienced Big Daddy readers know a Saints road trip means a Kingpin blowout. Sunday’s relentless beat-down served notice to the football world that the Saints Are Coming! Perhaps Fats Domino’s old hit song “Blue Monday” soothed the City of
Porter Batiste Stoltz delights in uprooting a time-honored New Orleans musical tradition.
There’s no escaping the foundation.
With all of its members born and bred in the Crescent City, the trio of Porter Batiste Stoltz will always be rooted in New
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - Bethany Bultman is passionate in her quest to preserve the musical culture which helps define this city's richness. "Every time you go to iTunes and download Fats Domino or Irma Thomas or Allen Toussaint, they have given their
NEW ORLEANS -- William Simmons, the founder of a multimillion-dollar industrial-plating business whose projects included a Catholic church's altar and Fats Domino's pink Cadillac, has died at his New Orleans home.
Simmons died Monday of mesothelioma, a
Biloxi Sun Herald
You would call Johnny J.'s stuff rockabilly, but that's too small of a space.
He's got some blues in one corner, some echoey 1950s-era balladry in another. Carl Perkins, Fats Domino and Buddy Holly are party guests.
This is the point where blues, jazz,
The Monroe News Star
Sometimes music comes from the least likely of places, but 'lo and behold, three siblings have recorded an album that would make Fats Domino smile. Kitty (16) Daisy (21) and Lewis (18) have made an album that includes playing 40’s/50’s R&B and country,
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Lisa Gay explains the ins and outs of the famous Japanese love nests
Peter Wortsman didn't mind peeling off his
World Hum | Travel Guide
The American Music Theatre is inviting one and all on a musical cross-country trip, and I heartily recommend you jump on board.
"Route 66 Revisited — The Roots of American Rock and Roll," takes the audience from Chicago to Los Angeles, making seven
Huck's "true originator of Rock'n Roll" post inspired me to give some props to one of my favorite originators, Little Richard.
Little Richard - Rip It Up
From Keith Spera's review of the recent Fats Domino tribute concert in New Orleans:
Your Right Hand Thief
Alfred Music Publishing is excited to release 50 years of amazing hits with five new songbooks—Play the Hits! Decade by Decade 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, each packed with more than 200 pages of top-selling sheet music arranged for piano and
be safe. Let's keep our fingers crossed.
"Please Don't Leave Me," Fats Domino
"Give It Time," Eric Lindell
"St. Louis Blues," Dr. Michael White
"Tramp," Lowell Fulsom
"Same Old Blues," Freddie King
"Working for the Pullman Company," Otis
Inside Bay Area
Delbert McClinton, who once had the Beatles as his opening act, is eager to share his news.
"The most wonderful thing in the world happened to me," says the Grammy winning singer-songwriter -- hailed as "an American treasure " -- who will perform
It would be folly to attempt a history of rock ‘n’ roll that didn’t make the music the star of the show. It’s what that first generation of mass-market superstars (Elvis, Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Fats Domino, etc.) did in tying together the
Little Richard had earlier told the crowd a little about his history in New Orleans, and in his LMHOF acceptance speech said "I love it...I don't see how nodody can't love New Orleans...it's nowhere in the world like it".
Fats Domino was in attendance