Fats Domino

Fats Domino Rock and Rollin'/This Is Fats

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Collectables' Rock N Rollin'/This Is Fats Domino contains two original albums from Fats Domino, one of the most consistent recording artists of the early rock & roll era. During his time at Imperial, he rarely recorded anything that wasn't enjoyable -- not only was his choice of material first-rate, but he could make lesser songs entertaining. Fortunately, both of these albums are filled with both hits ("My Blue Heaven," "Blueberry Hill," "Blue Monday") and fine album tracks, which, along with the bonus tracks "I'm Walkin'" and "It's You I Love," results in a thoroughly entertaining CD. Of course, serious fans who want to dig deeper would be better off with either EMI or Bear Family's box sets, but listeners who don't want to invest in the box sets -- and don't mind less than pristine sound quality and haphazard repackaging -- will enjoy this disc.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:07
2 2:47
3 2:33
4 2:14
5 2:16
6 2:06
7 1:56
8 2:19
9 2:40
10 2:03
11 2:42
12 2:25
13 2:21
14 1:48
15 2:03
16 2:18
17 2:13
18 2:15
19 2:15
20 2:05
21 2:20
22 2:26
23 2:11
24 2:50
25 2:11
26 2:05
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