I'm Walkin'

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"I'm Walkin'"
Single by Fats Domino
from the album Here Stands Fats Domino
B-side "I'm in the Mood for Love"
Released February 23, 1957
Genre Rock and roll
Length 2:05
Label Imperial
Writer(s) Fats Domino, Dave Bartholomew
Fats Domino singles chronology
"Blue Monday"
(1956)
"I'm Walkin'"
(1957)
"Valley of Tears"
(1957)

"I'm Walkin'" is a 1957 song by Fats Domino, written together with Dave Bartholomew.

The single was Fats Domino's third release in a row to reach No. 1 on the R&B Best Sellers chart, where it stayed for six weeks. The single also continued Fats Domino's crossover appeal when "I'm Walkin'" peaked at No. 4 on the pop singles chart.[1]

Notable cover versions[edit]

In popular culture[edit]

  • The song was featured in 1980 film The Blues Brothers, during the scene in which the orphanage kids help spread the word of the band's revival concert.
  • Domino's version is heard in a 2016 TV commercial for Fitbit Alta.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 167. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 426. 
  3. ^ Ricky Nelson interviewed on the Pop Chronicles (1969)

External links[edit]

Preceded by
"Blue Monday" by Fats Domino
Billboard R&B Best Sellers in Stores number-one single
March 23, 1957 - April 22, 1957 (six weeks)
Succeeded by
"School Days" by Chuck Berry