New Orleans honors Fats Domino (10 images)

Fats Domino's life and music were celebrated with a traditional New Orleans second-line parade through the Bywater neighborhood on Wednesday. The legendary performer died October 25 at age 89 of natural causes.

Thousands of fans turned out for the brass band sendoff on the streets. Photos by AJ Sisco/UPI
Updated: Nov. 2, 2017 at 1:00 PM
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New Orleans singer Charmaine Neville and Kevin Devein wait with thousands of others to pay tribute to the late Fats Domino. Photo by AJ Sisco/UPI
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A second-line parade for the late music legend Fats Domino winds through the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans on Wednesday.
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A traditional jazz band leads the tribute for Fats Domino.
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Trumpeter James Andrews leads a second-line parade among thousands of fans.
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Fats Domino was one of the first to be inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
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James Andrews organized the tribute, aiming for somewhere between the spontaneous parades the community does for local acts and the larger sendoffs for big names in music.
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Music lovers Becky Wasden, wearing a Fats Domino giant head, and Larry Rolling gather at Vaughan's Lounge in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans.
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