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Blue Monday : Fats Domino and the lost dawn of rock 'n' roll

Author: Rick Coleman
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life Antoine "Fats" Domino, discussing his childhood in New Orleans, early musical training, influence on various musical genres, career achievements, and other related topics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographies
Named Person: Fats Domino; Fats Domino; Fats Domino; Fats Domino
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Coleman
ISBN: 0306814919 9780306814914 9780306815317 0306815311
OCLC Number: 66529288
Description: xix, 364 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: "A different drummer" --
"Swanee river boogie" --
"Hideaway blues" --
"The fat man" --
"Goin' home tomorrow" --
"Going to the river" --
"Ain't that a shame" --
"My blue heaven" --
"Blue Monday" --
"I'm walkin'" --
"The big beat" --
"Be my guest" --
"Walking to New Orleans" --
"Let the four winds blow" --
"Red sails in the sunset" --
"One for the highway" --
"New Orleans ain't the same" --
"Whiskey heaven" --
"Love you 'til the day I die."
Other Titles: Fats Domino and the lost dawn of rock 'n' roll
Responsibility: Rick Coleman.

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While many think of Elvis Presley as rock 'n' roll's driving force, the truth is that Fats Domino, whose records have sold more than 100 million copies, was the first to put it on the map with such  Read more...

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"(Blue Monday) is not just a masterly biography, boasting rare access to its reclusive subject... but an expansive social and musical history, of how 1950s America spawned rock'n'roll, and how Read more...

 
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Blue Monday maybe, but Fats Domino ain't singin' the blues!

by will (WorldCat user published 2007-02-20) Good Permalink
So when did rock 'n' roll begin? What year? What song? What artist would you point to? In 1956, a reporter asked Fats Domino this question: “Fats, how did this rock 'n' roll get started anyway?” Here's the answer he received: “Well, what they call rock 'n' roll,” stated Fats, “is rhythm & blues, and...
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