list of must-listen albums from the fifties. To me, it sounds like fairly pedestrian, easy-going boogie-woogie. "Blueberry Hill" is a classic tune, of course, and "Blue Monday" is nicely muscular. But the rest is medium-paced R&B (in the fifties sense of rhythm and blues) without, to me, much to distinguish one track from another.
I guess it had more impact at the time. Fats Domino had loads of hit singles and the breakthrough of a black man, playing very identifably black music, was an important one. The fact that the music sounds so familiar is perhaps a measure of its influence.
If I'm in the mood for something very specifically like this, then this is probably as good as it gets. But I can't see it being a mood I'm in often.