For their first single release of 1968, The Beatles went back to their roots for Lady Madonna, a song inspired by Fats Domino.
New Orleans music has a rich history. Whether you’re in town for Mardi Gras, or seeking authentic jazz performances, it’s the gift that keeps on giving.
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, hear the best Fats Domino songs.
‘Live On The Queen Mary’ was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney And Wings' 'Venus And Mars' album and will be released on 5 April.
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Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
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'Live Peace In Toronto 1969' was credited not to Lennon and Ono but solely to the Plastic Ono Band.
The 1960s were in their dying days when Little Milton made another entry on Billboard's soul singles chart on 27 December 1969 with 'If Walls Could Talk.'
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
'Your Cheatin' Heart,' Hank's posthumous country No. 1 of 1953, got a soulful makeover from The Genius.
As a 19-year-old in 1957, Toussaint was asked to sound like the star he had grown up listening to.
On 7 September 1968, Fats Domino's cover version of The Beatles' Lady Madonna became his last ever hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
On 19 August 1957, Gene entered the US singles chart with what became his only other US top 20 hit, 'Lotta Lovin''.