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American Masters: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Sunday, October 29, at 3pm on CET

Discover how Fats Domino’s brand of New Orleans rhythm and blues became rock ’n’ roll. As popular in the 1950s as Elvis Presley, Domino suffered degradations in the pre-civil rights South and aided integration through his influential music. Fats Domino died Wednesday, October 25, 2017, at the age of 89.