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Sydney Scott
Oct, 25, 2017

Fats Domino has passed away.

The singing and piano playing star of the 1950s and 60s died of natural causes on Wednesday. TMZ reports he was surrounded by family and friends. 

Domino's music legacy lives on through his many accomplishments. He had 35 records in the Billboard Top 40 and is behind hits like "Ain't That a Shame," "The Fat Man," and "Walking' to New Orleans."

In 1987, he was awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and received the National Medal of Arts in 1998 from Bill Clinton.

Domino was a staple of New Orleans, supporting aid relief after Hurricane Katrina.