Mardi Gras in New Orleans

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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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Well I'm going to New Orleans, I'm gonna see the Mardi Gras
Well I'm going to New Orleans, I'm gonna see the Mardi Gras
When I get to New Orleans I wants to know what's carnival for

I've got my ticket in my hand, I'm gonna go to New Orleans
I've got my ticket in my hand, I'm gonna go to New Orleans
When I get to New Orleans, I want to see the Zulu King

When I see the Zulu King, down on Rampart and Dumaine
When I see the Zulu King, down on Rampart and Dumaine
I'm gonna stay right there until I see the Zulu Queen

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Written by: ROLAND BYRD

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