Fats Domino - Walkin' Back to New Orleans

Fats Domino - Walkin' Back to New Orleans

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 8:00pm

Rock 'n' roll legend Fats Domino performs his greatest hits in a concert to benefit New Orleans’ Hurricane Katrina victims. FATS DOMINO: WALKIN' BACK TO NEW ORLEANS, airs Friday, July 6, 2012 at 8 p.m. on WXXI World (cable 524/DT21.2), chronicles music legend Fats Domino's triumphant return to the stage after Hurricane Katrina's devastated his New Orleans hometown. Two years after a harrowing rescue from the storm, Domino headlined a 2007 benefit concert for the city, performing hits including "Blueberry Hill," "Ain't That a Shame," "My Girl Josephine" and "Blue Monday" to an adoring audience. The special, narrated by actor John Goodman, captures the concert and provides an up-close, biographical look at Domino's storied career. The special also includes rare interviews with Domino as well as singers Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Robert Plant and Randy Newman, who discuss how this legendary performer has inspired their careers. 

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