Direct Source's Blast from the Past is a budget-line release of recordings Domino made at ABC Paramount during the '60s, after he left Imperial. This means this contains re-recordings of such big hits as "Blueberry Hill" and "The Fat Man," which will certainly be a disappointment for those looking for an affordable collection of Fats' original hit singles, but these are enjoyable recordings, both the re-recordings and ABC/Paramount sides like "Red Sails in the Sunset," "Kansas City," and a version of Chuck Berry's "Reelin' and Rockin'." As long as you know what you're getting into when you pick up this cheap collection, this is an enjoyable budget-line release.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine