Dead at 89
10/25/2017 7:13 AM PDT
Fats Domino, the legendary New Orleans singer and piano player who took the ’60s by storm … is dead.
Domino died in New Orleans, surrounded by friends and family, according to his daughter.
His hits were epic … “Blueberry Hill,” “Ain’t That a Shame” and “I’m Walkin’.”
Domino sold more than 65 million albums, and received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
He was deeply embedded in New Orleans, and did a lot of public appearances for relief efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
Domino was 89 years old.