Bill Haley


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United States rock singer who was one of the first to popularize rock'n'roll music (1925-1981)

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With his Comets, Bill Haley played in Birmingham on a number of occasions, most notably at the Odeon on February 12, 1957 when the bill also boasted The Vic Lewis Orchestra, Kenneth Earle & Malcolm Vaughan - and Desmond Lane on tin whistle
Peter also tells us about the time he went to see the Bill Haley film Rock Around The Clock in the Olympia and writes that there were stories in the South Wales Echo of Teddy Boys jiving in the aisles of the cinema and cinema balconies being closed for fear of collapse.
The audience erupted, screaming their heads off, dancing in the aisles and some even on their seats and that is all I ever heard of Bill Haley and his Comets live.
Musician played lead guitar for Bill Haley and the Comets; reunited with.
Darrel think she loves Bill Haley and I think she likes the Ramones more and the Violet Femmes.
Sir Elton talks about his dance to the Bill Haley tune as he recalls his royal encounters when he appears on tonight's Graham Norton Show on BBC1.
Cliff Richard, the Beach Boys, Stevie Wonder, Lulu, Tommy Cooper, Morecambe and Wise, Dusty Springfield, Bill Haley and The Searchers are among the big names.
1955: Bill Haley And His Comets went to No 1 in the US pop charts with Rock Around The Clock.
Al ano siguiente, el cantante de country Bill Haley junto a su grupo Los Saddlemen grabo Rock this Joint, un cover a la cancion de 1949 interpretada por el cantante y saxofonista afroamericano Jimmy Preston.
I recall the Rainbow coffee bar in Shaftmoor Lane where we used to meet, with the jukebox playing Bill Haley and his Comets, Pat Boone, Frankie Lane, the Platters and many more.
She didn't want to miss the next part of the celebration--a concert by a band called Bill Haley and the Comets.
Since Bill Haley and His Comets first introduced America to the driving, sensual rhythms and coy double-entendre lyrics that have become popular music's stock in trade, rock 'n' roll has evolved into a number of distinct styles, including the "acid" rock of the drug-soaked sixties, the nihilistic mayhem of punk and heavy metal, the brazen misogyny of rap, and the hypnotic repetitiveness of techno.
Aside from references to occasional opposition to military service, Poiger does not demonstrate that the kids who raced motorcycles, wore ducktails or tight sweaters, and rioted outside Bill Haley concerts saw themselves as rebels against the political system, gender norms, or reigning cultural hierarchies.
Then a white group with a country-music background, Bill Haley and the Comets, began to record R&B songs.
and in went several lesser-known songs and recordings by other artists such as Bill Haley and Jerry Lee Lewis.