Fats Domino dies at 89; gave rock music a New Orleans flavor

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2007 file photo, music legend Fats Domino performs on the NBC “Today” television show in New York. Domino, the amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music even as it honored the grand, good-humored tradition of the Crescent City, has died. He was 89. Mark Bone, chief investigator with the Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, coroner’s office, said Domino died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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