Bill Haley is one of the pioneers of early rock and roll, often called the Father of Rock and Roll. Haley was known for his combination of r&b and western music. Some music critics have accused Haley of being overrated, and not as original as many claim, but regardless of these accusations, Haley is definitely one of the most famous musicians from his era. Haley was also responsible for helping black music crossover to a white audience. He is most famous for his short lived group, The Comets, as well as for his biggest hit songs, including "Rock Around the Clock" and "Shake, Rattle and Roll".
Haley was born in 1925, though many older accounts claim it to be 1927,... Read More