Goin' Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino
Fats Domino's decision to stay in his home in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward during Hurricane Katrina nearly cost him his life. The home was flooded and sustained major damage and the rock & roll pioneer had to be airlifted by helicopter from his roof. Age 77 when the storm hit, Domino was no longer performing as often as he once did, but he emerged proud and resolute… See more details below
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GREAT, GREAT jazzy/blues versions. LOVE IT! LOVE IT! A MUST HAVE!
Most people probably don't know how close we came to losing a national treasure in Fats Domino during Hurricane Katrina. But the music world certainly does, and the talent that turned out for 'Goin' Home' celebrate this still living legend. All you have to do is check the track list and see some of the names: Tom Petty, B.B. King, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Lenny Kravitz, Robert Plant, Neil Young...the list keeps going. Even John Lennon turns in a posthumous tribute! Scattered among them are names that less would recognize, but that are no less amazing. The covers run from Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Cajun to Reggae and Ska. And every track is a knock-out. This is a great two-disc set. You'd be crazy to pass it up.