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A 1967 portrait of Fats Domino. The singer and pianist died Oct. 24 at age 89. Clive Limpkin/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Fats Domino, Architect Of Rock 'N' Roll, Dead At 89

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The Spirit of New Orleans Is in Its Music

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Fats Domino, Missing 'New Orleans'

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Fats Domino at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in May 2006. Carolyn Cole/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Fats Domino, 'Alive and Kickin' After Katrina

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