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Fats Domino: Career in pictures

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On the final day of the 2006 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Fats Domino was unable to perform, but he did make an appearance.

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A picture taken on October 20, 1962 shows pianist and signer-songwriter Fats Domino performing on the piano at the Palais des Sports in Paris.

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A picture taken on July 20, 1985 shows Fats Domino attending the ‘Grande Parade du Jazz’ event in Nice, southern France.

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Jerry Lee Lewis, from left, Fats Domino and James Brown pose at a reception where they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York on Jan. 23, 1986. 

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Music legend Fats Domino performs on the NBC “Today” television show in New York. D

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Fats Domino and George W. Bush

Then-President George W. Bush talks with Fats Domino, left, in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans in August 2006 to commemorate the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

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Fats Domino in New Orleans

Fats Domino checks in on the rebuilding of his home in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward in March 2007. 

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Fats Domino performs before a sold-out crowd at the famed Tipitina’s nightclub in New Orleans in May 2007, his first performance since Hurricane Katrina. Domino was playing in Big Easy clubs by the time he was a teen. 

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The singer, composer and pianist in 1956.

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Domino performs on the NBC’s “Today” show in New York in November 2007.

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Fats Domino waves to fans before a November 2008 ceremony re-presenting two Grammy awards to replace the ones that he lost during flooding from Hurricane Katrina at his New Orleans home.

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Fats Domino and Little Richard

Fats Domino visits with Little Richard in a dressing room in May 2009 after Richards’ performance at the Domino Effect, a tribute concert for Domino, at the New Orleans Arena. 

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