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Fats Domino
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Vocalist
    (February 26, 1928-October 24, 2017)
    Birth name was Antoine Dominique Domino
    Songs include ‘Blueberry Hill,’ ‘Ain’t That a Shame,’ ‘I’m Walking,’ ‘Walking to New Orleans,’ ‘Whole Lotta Loving,’ ‘The Fat Man’ and ‘Blue Monday’
    Albums include ‘The Fabulous Mr. D (1958),’ ‘Let the Four Winds Blow (1961)’ and ‘Walking to New Orleans (1963)’
    Nickname was ‘the Fat Man’
    He was porky.
    One critic damned him with this faint praise: ‘He may not have been one of early rock’s most charismatic, innovative or threatening figures, but he was certainly one of its most consistent.’
    The same critic also said: ‘The surprise was not that Fats fell out of fashion, but that he’d maintained his popularity so long.’
    He hated touring.
    On 'Happy Days,' Richie Cunningham would always sing 'Blueberry Hill' after dates.
    At 77, he was reported missing in the chaos following the Hurricane Katrina disaster.
    Authorities reported finding three bodies in his home (September 1, 2005).
    He was the best-selling African-American rocker of the 1950’s.
    Chubby Checker ripped off his name and musical style.
    ‘Blueberry Hill’ was used in many films.
    He was fluent in French.
    The Beatles’ ‘Lady Madonna’ was a tribute to his style.
    He was an influence on the songs of Randy Newman.
    He loved the city of New Orleans, saying it had the best food in the world.
    After being reported missing during the New Orleans hurricane disaster, he was found (September 1, 2005).

Credit: Wieland Kalligaro


    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 156 Votes: 60.90% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 75 Votes: 52.00% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 76 Votes: 57.89% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 33 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 19 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 23 Votes: 52.17% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 127 Votes: 58.27% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 75 Votes: 46.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 64 Votes: 40.62% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 119 Votes: 45.38% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 192 Votes: 42.19% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 290 Votes: 44.48% Annoying
 
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