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#41 Life Begins at 5 o'clock

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Posted 16 April 2006 - 12:47 AM

So how fat is Fats these days?

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Posted 16 April 2006 - 01:58 AM

A classic Fats Domino

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Posted 29 April 2006 - 08:56 AM

Fats to perform at Jazz Festival

Yep, I'm convinced as well now. On his lazy-bed rather than on his death-bed.

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Posted 29 April 2006 - 04:32 PM

Fats to perform at Jazz Festival

Yep, I'm convinced as well now. On his lazy-bed rather than on his death-bed.


Dylan looks surprisingly old in the photo, though admittedly I haven't seen a recent picture of him in quite sometime.

Anyhow, as if you needed more conformation, I heard on the radio the other day that Fats will be playing a concert in San Diego as well. Looks like he's got a full schedule for himself.
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Posted 07 May 2006 - 03:40 AM


Fats to perform at Jazz Festival

Yep, I'm convinced as well now. On his lazy-bed rather than on his death-bed.

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Dylan looks surprisingly old in the photo, though admittedly I haven't seen a recent picture of him in quite sometime.

Anyhow, as if you needed more conformation, I heard on the radio the other day that Fats will be playing a concert in San Diego as well. Looks like he's got a full schedule for himself.


For a guy who is about 65 - I disagree with your comment of him looking old,

Bob Dylan should have many years left within him. <_<

Like other ancient singers who seem anything but retired like Frankie Laine should be kept out of Deathlists spotlight for the time being.

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Posted 08 May 2006 - 09:06 AM

Fats Domino rushed to hospital

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Posted 15 March 2007 - 12:54 PM

Fats goes home.

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Posted 15 March 2007 - 04:11 PM

the thrilled singer said: "It don't take a lot to be happy."



The above from the linked article. If there was any justice, or a fair contract at the right time, he wouldn't have needed the bung from the musicians' charity to repair his home.
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Posted 15 March 2007 - 04:59 PM

Him or BB King next year. But I just saw King on the Rock N Roll hall of fame the other night, he was playing with Eric Clapton who doesn't look like Eric Clapton anymore. You would think he is a wealthy business man who owns a bank or something.

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 08:12 PM

Fats is Back In Town

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Posted 21 May 2007 - 08:44 PM

It was emotional. There were a lot of people crying," said Quint Davis, of the city's Jazz and Heritage Festival.



From the story linked above. Notably the one thing nobody says is that it was any good. A lot of 'great to see him back' not much of 'he's still got it.'
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Posted 21 May 2007 - 09:40 PM

From the story linked above. Notably the one thing nobody says is that it was any good. A lot of 'great to see him back' not much of 'he's still got it.'


For my honesty I doubt you would find me tuning in on Fats Domino but 'His return' meant more then his actual 'performance' Your points are very clear but you don't want to take anything out of context. But obviously on a come back the last thing anyone will say is 'Please let your blues career just drop dead'

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 02:08 PM

Fats looking well, and getting some gold discs back.
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Posted 15 August 2007 - 05:25 PM

From the article:

"Domino's house, studio and office are currently under reconstruction"

That is a clear example of 'tempting fate'

It aint over till Fats stops singing.

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Posted 15 August 2008 - 07:14 PM

So, Herbert and Dino received now their first comments for 2008. Fats Domino is now one of three people left, who received their last comment in 2007, together with Dead Throat and Jake Lamorte...

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Posted 31 August 2008 - 08:43 PM

Is Fats still in town? If so, and if he chooses to stay, he could be in for another batering if Hurricane Gustav has anything to say about it.

Personally I think its unlikely that he would choose to stay and ride out the storm, but you never know...

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Posted 10 March 2010 - 02:21 PM

Antoine (a.k.a. Fats) who as recently as February 26 turned 82 doesn't seem to be making any waves healthwiise, although still broken up by the woeful passing of his old pal Bobby Charles, who was a few years younger than our sugar man.

His health seems decent, having survived Katrina and the waves :sicktherm: I'm sincerely hoping we can get another 29 years from him.

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 03:49 AM

Fats is alive and well in New Orleans. 8/29/2010

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 08:25 AM

Fats is alive and well in New Orleans. 8/29/2010


When does the hurricane season end?

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Posted 30 August 2010 - 11:15 AM

November.

Could suffer a blow back I guess. ;)



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