Ain't That a Shame" is a song written by Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew. Domino's recording of the song (mistitled on the single's label as "Ain't It a Shame"), released by Imperial Records in 1955, was a hit, eventually selling a million copies. It reached number 1 on the Billboard R&B chart and number 10 on the pop chart. The song is ranked number 438 on Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list.
Ain't It a Shame" was the tune that propelled him into the pop arena once and for all; not appreciably different from a number of other waxings from the same timeframe by the Creole-inflected pianist, its stop-time breaks, a strong mid-tempo rhythm, and a hearty tenor sax break by longtime bandsman Herb Hardesty framed Domino in precisely the correct. manner to entice a new demographical influx.
Ain’t That A Shame Lyrics. You made me cry When you said, "goodbye". Ain't that a shame? My tears fell like rain Ain't that a shame? You're the one to blame. You broke my heart When you said we'll part. About Ain’t That A Shame
Album: Carry On Rockin' (1955). Charted: 23 10. Get the Sheet Music License This Song. songfacts ®. Lyrics (bomp bomp) When you said. bomp bomp) Ain't that a shame. And even though songs like this one were often attached to melancholy lyrics, it was the sound that Domino felt was important - if he could make it sound happy, it would evoke pleasant memories. He was walking down the street and saw a little lady spanking a baby, and heard someone say "Ain't that a shame. Dave from Cardiff, WalesThis song was surprisingly not a hit in the UK when first released in 1955 - it became a UK hit nearly four decades later following its use in a popular TV Commercial for the soft drink Vimto.
Ain't That A Shame chords Fats Domino. Capo II. A. You made, me cry, when you, said goodbye. A7. D. Ain't that a shame, my tears fell like rain. E. Ain't that a shame, you're the one to blame. You broke, my heart, when you, said we'll part. Farewell, goodbye, although, I'll cry.
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