Fats Domino, legendary musician, dead at 89 years old

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New Orleans music legend Fats Domino has died. He was 89 years old.

WWL-TV Anchor Eric Paulson received word from the family early Wednesday morning. His daughter said he was surrounded by family and friends and died peacefully.

Domino was well-known for songs like “Blueberry Hill,” “Ain’t That a Shame” and “Walkin’ To New Orleans.”

He was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1987. Rolling Stone magazine listed him at #25 in the list of ‘Greatest Recording Artists of All Time.’

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