Fats Domino Lyrics: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Saying

Fats Domino lived a long life, creating music that has lasted beyond his death. On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, Fats passed away at the age of 89. He’s an R&B, rock ‘n’ roll icon from New Orleans, who first broke into the music scene in the late 1940s. By 1955, Fats had already created five records which sold more than one million copies each.

Domino’s career lasted from 1947 to 2017, releasing nearly 59 records and selling more than 65 million of those records. Fats Domino is an icon of the music industry who was undeniably the cream of the crop in his industry despite any obstacles that may have gotten in his way, such as the fact he released hit after hit in a racially-segregated era. It was next to impossible to deny Domino’s raw, natural talent.

Let’s take a look at Fats Domino’s very best lyrics, quotes, and sayings. Hear from a true legend…


Fats Domino Lyrics: Best Quotes & Most-Famous Saying

“A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don’t have a J.O.B.”


“Everybody started calling my music rock and roll, but it wasn’t anything but the same rhythm and blues I’d been playing down in New Orleans.”


“Clean living keeps me in shape. Righteous thoughts are my secret. And New Orleans home cooking.”


“Well, I wouldn’t want to say that I started it (rock ‘n’ roll), but I don’t remember anyone else before me playing that kind of stuff.”


“I traveled all over for about 50 years, I love a lot of places and I’ve been a lot of places, (but) I just don’t care to leave home.”


“I use to love you honey, ’til you spent all my money.”


“I found my thrill on Blueberry Hill.”


“Don’t send me no letter, cause I can’t read.”


“You made me cry when you said goodbye
Ain’t that a shame
My tears fell like rain
Ain’t that a shame
You’re the one to blame” – from the song, “Ain’t That A Shame” (1955)


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