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By: Fats Domino - The Fat Man's Frenzy (CD) Loot Price: R513
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By: Fats Domino - The Fat Man's Frenzy (CD)

By: Fats Domino

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A generous 32-track single-disc overview of Fats Domino's first six years of recording, Fat Man's Frenzy stops just short of "Blueberry Hill," the song that sent Domino to international stardom in 1956. What's immediately obvious about these Imperial recordings, which reach back to "The Fat Man" from 1949, is how uptempo most of them are. The easy sliding, midtempo Fats style of "Blueberry Hill" and "Walking to New Orleans" hadn't quite codified yet, and most of these tracks move along briskly on Domino's stripped-down Big Easy piano playing and producer Dave Bartholemew's loose-limbed and sympathetic arrangements. While a little of the familiar Fats comes through in his laconic Creole vocals on cuts like "Little Bee" and "Blue Monday," most of what is collected here isn't exactly laid-back, and a couple of the instrumentals, like the title tune and "Swanee River Hop," are downright freight trains at full throttle. "Ain't That a Shame" (called here by its original title, "Ain't It a Shame") is here, a song that is almost as much a signature for Domino as "Blueberry Hill," and it remains a New Orleans R&B classic. This set doesn't make an ideal starting point for listeners interested in Fats Domino simply because his later, better-known hits aren't here, but it is still a wonderful collection, and no Fats fan will be disappointed by it. ~ Steve Leggett

General

Label: Rev-ola
Release date: July 2006
Originally released: July 2006
Actors: By: Fats Domino
Dimensions: 124 x 143 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: CD
Running time: 1 hour, 16 minutes
Categories: Music > Pop / Rock
LSN: XUD-BJM-WJE-7
Barcode: 5013929445727

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Disk 1

1 Fat Man
2 Fat Man's Hop
3 Boogie Woogie Baby
4 Hey La Bas
5 Little Bee
6 She's My Baby
7 I've Got Eyes For You
8 Don't Lie To Me
9 Rockin' Chair
10 Stay Away
11 Hey Fat Man
12 Trust In Me
13 No No Baby
14 Second Line Jump
15 Mardi Gras In New Orleans
16 Domino Stomp
17 Please Don't Leave Me
18 Rose Mary
19 Ain't It Good
20 Fat's Domino Blues
21 Fat's Frenzy
22 44
23 If You Need Me
24 Barrelhouse
25 You Done Me Wrong
26 Swanee River Hop
27 All By Myself
28 Poor Me
29 Blue Monday
30 I'm In Love Again
31 My Blue Heaven
32 Ain't It A Shame

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