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"Fats" Domino

Antoine "Fats" Domino Jr. (born February 26, 1928) is an American rhythm and blues and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter. Domino released five gold (million-copy-selling) records before 1955.

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    New Orleans resident and legendary piano player Fats Domino pauses a moment for a photo after meeting with reporters 19 August 2007 to talk about his new 2- disk album 'Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino' to be released 25 September 2007. The album is full of music's superstars with the expected large royalties going to to his Tipitiana's Foundation, with the mission of preserving the musical culture of New Orleans and the building of a lower 9th ward cultural center. Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
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    A photo of musician Fats Domino lies in the street next to his home in the heavily damaged Lower Ninth Ward December 24, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Nearly four months after Hurricane Katrina devastated the area, the worst-hit parts of New Orleans and surrounding areas are still uninhabitable. Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images
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    US President George W. Bush speaks with US rock & roll legend Fats Domino 29 August 2006 in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana, on the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. PHOTO CREDIT: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images
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    Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
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    In this photo provided by the White House, President George W. Bush shakes hands with legendary musician Fats Domino, wearing a National Medal of Arts, after the President presented it to him Aug. 29, 2006, at the musician's home in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Louisiana. The medal was a replacement medal for the one - originally awarded by President Bill Clinton - that was lost in the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina. PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images
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    Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
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    Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images
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    Photo Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images