#925: 1960, Fats Domino, Walking to New Orleans

by Jackie_South on August 27, 2014

When George East summarised our first 900 song choices earlier this month, one of the glaring omissions was Fats Domino. Domino is one of the few founding fathers of Rock’N’Roll still with us at the ripe old age of 86, despite fears for a number of days during Hurricane Katrina that he had been killed when his home in the devastated Lower Ninth Ward was submerged in the floods.

Having just spent a couple of nights in the Big Easy, I thought I should pick Fats’ great tribute to his home city, Walking to New Orleans. Actually, I caught a bus…

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George_East August 27, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Funnily enough there are a surprising number of first generation rock n rollers still with us -as well as Fats, Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Jerry Lee.

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Ray_North August 28, 2014 at 7:55 pm

Light-weights!

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