Louisiana: Fats Domino namded honorary grand marshel of Krewe of Oroheus

 
 
Legendary musician Fats Domino is named Honorary Grand Marshall of the Krewe of Orpheus, the star-studded Carnival club that traditionally parades the night before Mardi Gra
Legendary musician Fats Domino is named Honorary Grand Marshall of the Krewe of Orpheus, the star-studded Carnival club that traditionally parades the night before Mardi Gra
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The music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performer Fats Domino will “float” through the streets of New Orleans this Carnival season. Domino has been named honorary grand marshal of the Krewe of Orpheus, the star-studded Carnival club that traditionally parades the night before Mardi Gras. Although Domino, 85, won’t be riding in the March 3 parade, his eldest son, Antoine Domino III, is expected to ride on a float equipped with a piano and speakers to perform his father’s greatest hits.

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