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Fats Domino: Rock 'n' Roll Piano Man
Fats Domino was a New Orleans native whose dynamic performance style and warm vocals drew crowds for five decades.
Fats Domino, the piano-playing prodigy with lightning-fast fingers, died early Tuesday morning, Oct. 24, in New Orleans.
Above: Fats Domino waves to the crowd during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2006.
Fats Domino wears a replacement National Medal of Arts given to him by President George W. Bush in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2006. His original medal, awarded by President Bill Clinton, was lost in the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina.