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Bill Haley & His Comets

Rock and roll music pioneer

Bill Haley & His Comets

Rock and roll music pioneer
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birthday
6th
July, 1925
Death
9th
February, 1981
Birth Place
Highland Park, Michigan, US
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

William John Clifton Haley (; July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981) was a pioneering American rock and roll musician. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and million-selling hits such as “Rock Around the Clock”, “See You Later, Alligator”, “Shake, Rattle and Roll”, “Rocket 88”, “Skinny Minnie”, and “Razzle Dazzle”. His recordings have sold over 60 million records worldwide.

instruments played
bass
double
Guitar
Vocals
Associated Acts

Bill Haley & His Comets The Down Homers

Birth Name

William John Clifton Haley

Genres

Rock and roll country rockabilly

Occupations

Singer-songwriter musician bandleader

Origin

Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, US

Years Active

1946 1980

Name

Bill Haley & His Comets

Nationality

United States of America

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