My Real Name

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Fats Domino

Antoine Dominique "Fats" Domino Jr. (born February 26, 1928) is an American R&B and rock and roll pianist and singer-songwriter. He was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Domino is French Creole and Creole was his first language. Domino was delivered at home by his midwife grandmother. Like most families in the Lower Ninth Ward, Domino's family were new arrivals from Vacherie, Louisiana. His father was a well known violinist, and Domino was inspired to play himself. He eventually learned from his uncle, jazz guitarist Harrison Verrett. Fats released five gold (million-copy-selling) records before 1955. Domino also had 35 Top 40 American hits and has a music style based on traditional R&B ensembles of bass, piano, electric guitar, drums, and sa… more »


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1991
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102 Views
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Some folks call me Fatso
Some call me Dumbo
But my real name
Is the Handyman

So if you want your lovin' done
Baby I'm the one
Don't be ashamed
Call me the Handyman

When you' re in misery
Call and send for me
Don't be ashamed
Call me the handyman

'Cause I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home

Some folks call me Fatso
Some call me Dumbo
But my real name
Is the Handyman

So if you want your lovin' done
Baby I'm the one
Don't be ashamed
Call me the Handyman

'Cause I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home
I'll be home, yes I'll be home

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