Not only was he present at the birth of rock’n’roll, but his ability to straddle R&B and pop led to staggering success. Listen to the best Fats Domino songs.
As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
After a seven-year chart absence, the novelty song 'My Ding-A-Ling' finally gave Chuck a No.1.
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
Herbert Hardesty, whose tenor saxophone was a feature of countless hits for his longtime collaborator Fats Domino, died on 3 December, 2016 in Las Vegas
Motown giant Smokey Robinson has been named as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s latest Music Master, the 20th artist to be so honoured.
‘Blue Monday,' the Fats Domino classic, made its first appearance on the Billboard Top 100 chart on January 5, 1957.
New Orleans, known as The Crescent City, was the birthplace of jazz… and later home to some great rock 'n' roll