Tuesday, September 18, 2012

ROCK Sex: 'Baby At Your Breast': Fats Domino> The Beatles> Fats Domino

THE BEATLES' "LADY MADONNA" is often said to be influenced by the specific sound and intro of this 50's song.

HUMPHREY LYTTELTON & And His Band -"Bad Penny Blues" (1956)

The sound resemblance is there, but in a wider context, the sound had been there for four decades.

Jimmy Blythe's "Chicago Stomp" (1924) > is considered the first full Boobie-Woogie piano recording. In that legacy came other greats like Big Joe Turner & Pete Johnson>, Albert Ammons >, Meade Lux Lewis >, and Hadda Brooks >.

From the 1920's to the 50's, Boogie-Woogie strolled its way from Jazz to Country to Rock'n'Roll music, where it propelled artists like FATS DOMINO.

FATS DOMINO -"I'm Walkin'" (1957)

PAUL McCARTNEY says he was specifically homaging FATS DOMINO with his song.

THE BEATLES -"Lady Madonna" (1968)

So how great is it when your hero then sings your song?

FATS DOMINO -"Lady Madonna" (1968)

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