“After that Fats Domino, like everyone else at the Dome, waited to escape the bowl. One Wednesday, Domino and his wife, Rosemary, along with their large extended family, boarded a bus outside the Superdome bound for Baton Rouge. Once they arrived at the Maravich Center, they waited patiently to register just like any other evacuee. Refusing to trade on his celebrity, Fats checked in as Antoine Domino…

Page 436. “The Great Deluge” by Douglas Brinkley. (New York: Harper Collins, 2006.)

Recorded in Milan, Italy in 1962.

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