Going to the River

Fats Domino

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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 »


Year:
1991
2:19
105 
#1

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Oh, I'm goin' to the river, gonna
Go overboard and drown
I'm goin' to the river, gonna
Jump overboard and drown
Because the girl I love
She just have left this town

When she left me
I bowed my head and cried
When she left me
I bowed my head and cried
I never thought I would be
I would be the one to cry

Well, if you see my mama, tell
Her good-bye for me
If you see my mama, tell
Her good-bye for me
I'm tired of livin'
Livin' in misery

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