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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:   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
Biographies
Named Person: Fats Domino; Fats Domino; Fats Domino
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Coleman
ISBN: 0306814919 9780306814914
OCLC Number: 66529288
Description: xix, 364 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., 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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A biography of New Orleans rock 'n' roll legend, Fats Domino. It includes revelations about the politics behind the music labels of the 1930s and 40s, and provides a indictment of the great white  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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