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.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock'n'roll original.
“A wop bop a loo bop a lop bam boom!”, Richard exclaimed, and the world listened.
From Ricky Nelson's 'Lonesome Town' to Elvis Presley's 'The Wonder Of You,' the versatile composer left his mark on pop history.
The track came from an album featuring Peter Frampton, Rory Gallagher, members of Spooky Tooth and many more.