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WATCH: Pete Fountain on Johnny Carson, hear his albums on iTunes

4 months 2 days 19 hours ago August 06, 2016 Aug 6, 2016 Saturday, August 06 2016 August 06, 2016 11:09 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - Fans are remembering Pete Fountain's sound after news of his death spread across the country Saturday.

Fountain, 86, was a musical legend. Born in 1930, by 16-years-old he was earning as much as $150 a night playing the clarinet. Click HERE to read more about his life and death.

'The Memphis Blues' is Fountain's number one song on iTunes. Forty-one albums are available on iTunes.

On YouTube, a Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson memorial page has a video of Fountain's appearance on the program. Click HERE to redirect to the YouTube site.

Click HERE to read about Fountain's club, the Half-Fast Walking Club, being kicked out of a parade in Baton Rouge in 2010 for walking too slow.

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