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

Angela Cruz, 7, center, Jordan, 9, left, and Joseph, 5, peer through the fence of the former home of famed musician Fats Domino, in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Domino, the amiable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose steady, pounding piano and easy baritone helped change popular music while honoring the traditions of the Crescent City, died early Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. He was 89. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)


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