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    Default Lost another Great one - Fats Domino

    Another of my childhood favorites has left us.

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    Mandolin Friendly Mark Gunter's Avatar
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    Default Re: Lost another Great one - Fats Domino

    He had a long life and a great career. Pride of brotherhood to Lousisianians and New Orleanians. R.I.P. Antoine Dominique Domino Jr.

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    Default Re: Lost another Great one - Fats Domino

    I saw him perform in 1974. He never once looked at the piano, kept his face to the audience the entire time. A consummate performer, like so many of his New Orleans brethren.
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    Sad to hear this! I wish I’d ever had the opportunity to see him but, it never happened.
    Timothy F. Lewis
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    R.I.P. One of the all-timers and IMO quite underrated by many.

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