Hall of Fame Essay
The New Orleans style of rhythm and blues that Antoine “Fats” Domino grew up playing instantly became part of the brand-new thing called rock and roll. So, to reach the burgeoning young music audience, Fats never had to break away from what was for him a family tradition.
Although he was a Fifties star who could sell more records than almost anyone but Elvis Presley, Fats was more inspired than insurrectionary. Nevertheless, even he couldn’t help generating some controversy.
the man who proved that the piano was a rock and roll instrument
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