(TV Movie) (lyrics: "Rock-A-Beatin Boogie") / (music: "Rock-A-Beatin Boogie")
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
(TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
... (performer: "See You Later Alligator")
("ROCK-A-BEATIN' BOOGIE") / (performer: "ROCK-A-BEATIN' BOOGIE")
(performer: "Rip It Up", "Shake, Rattle and Roll")
(writer: "La Tierra de las Mil Danzas" - as Billy Haley)
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
Don't Knock the Rock
(writer: "Calling All Comets", "Hot Dog, Buddy Buddy", "Hook, Line and Sinker")
"Rocket 88". NOTE: Considered to be the first rock and roll/rockabilly recording.
4 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
2 Articles |
Bill Haley & The Comets | Bill Haley and His Comets | Bill Haley and the Comets
Did You Know?
I busked around the country riding freight trains, the usual story, playing in radio stations and what have you. I did a stint in Chicago at the International Barn Dance, and played in St. Louis and Dallas, Louisiana and out through the Midwest. Then I returned home. My mom and dad were living near Philadelphia and I returned there with disillusion at the grand old age of twenty two. I had had ...
His best friend and session guitarist Danny Cedrone died on June 17, 1954 from a heart attack after mysteriously falling down a flight of stairs; Haley and Cuppy's second child Doreen Haley died on July 21, 1954 of SIDS; Haley's mother Maude Green died on April 25, 1955 of complications from her diabetes; Haley's father William Haley died on June 17, 1956 of cancer and tuberculosis (he "threw up ...
Red plaid jackets (1950s)
The Original King of Rock 'n' Roll