Fats Domino: American Masters

S29 Ep4: Fats Domino: I'm Ready, Performed with The Byrds, 1

See Fats Domino perform “I’m Ready,” his hit from 1959, with the rock band The Byrds backing him in 1971. Their appearance was on the local television show “Turn-On, Barry Richards Rock and Soul” on WDCA-TV in Washington DC. This is an outtake from Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

 
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Discover how Fats Domino's brand of New Orleans rhythm and blues became rock 'n' roll. As popular in the 1950s as Elvis Presley, Domino suffered degradations in the pre-civil rights South and aided integration through his influential music.
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