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Billy Williamson (1925–1996)

Billy Williamson joined Bill Haley and the Saddlemen in 1949, playing steel guitar and also performing as MC and featured vocalist. With Haley and John Grande, he was a founding partner in The Comets in 1952. Williamson was a popular member of the band, often called upon to sing big beat songs made popular by the likes of Joe Turner and Fats ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1961 Jóvenes y rebeldes
Comets musician (uncredited)
 1961 Besito a Papa
Comets musician (uncredited)
 1959 Here I Am, Here I Stay
Comets musician (uncredited)
 1956 Atlantic City Holiday (TV Movie)
Comets musician
 1956 Rock Around the Clock
Comets Steel Guitar Player (uncredited)
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 2002 Taxi für eine Leiche ("Skinny Minnie")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (6 credits)
 1957-1958 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series)
Kingsmen Musician / Comets Musician
- Episode dated 14 August 1958 (1958) ... Kingsmen Musician
- Episode dated 27 November 1957 (1957) ... Comets Musician
 1956 Don't Knock the Rock
Himself (steel guitarist, The Comets) (as The Comets)
 1956 Arthur Godfrey and His Friends (TV Series)
Himself - Comets Musician
- Episode dated 28 March 1956 (1956) ... Himself - Comets Musician
 1955 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Comets Musician
- Episode #8.48 (1955) ... Himself - Comets Musician
 1954 Round Up of Rhythm (Short)
Himself (Comets musician) (as Bill Haley and the Comets)
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 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Greatest Songs of All Time (2006) ... Himself (as Bill Haley And His Comets)
 2003 Ed Sullivan's Rock 'n' Roll Classics, Vol. 4: Elvis & Other Rock Greats (Video)
Himself (as Bill Haley and his Comets)
 1989 Rock 'n' Roll History Video: Fabulous Fifties (Video short documentary)
Comets musician
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Recorded singles with The Kingsmen (Comets spinoff group), 1958. See more »

Alternate Names:

Bill Haley And His Comets | Bill Haley and his Comets | Bill Haley and the Comets | The Comets
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Star Sign:

Aquarius

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