By Ira Robbins
Updated August 24, 1990 at 04:00 AM EDT

My Blue Heaven: The Best of Fats Domino

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Probably the calmest singer ever to become a bona fide rock & roll star, pianist Fats Domino was a hugely popular chart fixture in the latter half of the 1950s. Filtering blues and R&B traditions through the easygoing style and distinct musical accents of New Orleans, Domino and producer-songwriter Dave Bartholomew collaborated on a string of classic records that sound just as irresistible today. The fine collection in My Blue Heaven, reproduced with remarkable sonic clarity, contains all the best-known hits — ”I’m Walkin,” ”Blueberry Hill,” ”Ain’t It a Shame,” ”Blue Monday” — plus 16 other smashes from the same era. A

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My Blue Heaven: The Best of Fats Domino

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