Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Fats Domino has died

Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Fats Domino has died, aged 89.

Domino, who sold more than 110 million records, passed away of “natural causes” around 3:30am Tuesday local time.

He was best known for his iconic hits Ain’t That a Shame, Blueberry Hill and I’m Walkin.



Tributes have flooded social media since news of Domino’s passing broke overnight.

“The passing of Fats Domino is a great loss to music fans across Louisiana and the world,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said in a statement.

“To this day, he is adored by people of all ages, from all walks of life and musicians from all genres.  That is a testament to his skills as a pianist and as a songwriter.

“Known as a legend and one of the greatest recording artists of all times, there’s no denying that when he played a song he transformed it into something spectacular.

“Our hearts are heavy today, but we will always remember his love for life and New Orleans through his iconic music.”