The top ranked albums by bill haley and his comets are rock around the clock, shake, rattle and roll and. Bear family presents, for the first time ever, a complete crosssection of bill haleys rockinest recordings. Anyone wondering what bill haleys best nongreatest hits album was need look no further than bill haleys juke box he never cut a better longplayer. Rocking chair on the moon bill haley and the saddleman. Bill haley and his comets discografia completa albumes. The band was also known as bill haley and the comets and bill haleys comets and variations thereof. Uk 1 jan 1955 36 weeks, us billboard 1 may 1955 24 weeks, us cashbox 1 jul 1954 31 weeks, your hit parade 1 of 1955, record mirror 1 for 8 weeks nov 1955, australia 1 for 6 weeks aug 1955, germany 1 for 4 weeks jun 1956, uk sales 1 of the 1950s 1,390 k in 1955, us invalid bb 1. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Elvis presley and buddy holly are ensconced in the heavens, transformed into veritable constellations in the rock music firmament, their music respected by writers and scholars as well as the recordbuying public, virtually every note of music they ever recorded theoretically eligible for release. Bill haley and his comets have also been inducted into the rockabilly hall of fame and, in july 2005, the surviving members of the 195455 comets represented haley when bill haley and his comets were inducted into hollywoods rockwalk, a ceremony also attended by.
Its not easy to get hold of bill haleys orfeondimsa recordings, especially in europe. Bill haley and his comets discography uk page 2 45cat. Topics about bill haley songs in general should be placed in relevant topic categories pages in category bill haley songs the following 60. The following list references only their original release and generally does not include compilation albums with a few exceptions or single reissues. July 1948 wpwa radio station studio, chester, pe bill haleytex king and the four aces of western swing bill haley vclrh. Released in april 1960, it was the bands first album release for warner bros. More than 100 musicians performed with bill haley and his comets between 1952 and haleys death in 1981. Bill haley and the comets mambo rock live in belgium 1958 duration.
That could sound dreadful, but they did a fairly good job. Early life and career haley was born william john clifton haley some sources append junior to his name, but his eldest son states that this is erroneous in highland park, michigan and raised in pennsylvania. Bill haley download high quality complete mp3 albums. The band sometimes referred to as bill haley and the comets or bill haleys comets. Bill haley the best of bill haley 1995, cd discogs. Bill haley and his comets bill haley and his comets a. Bill haley and the comets mambo rock live in belgium. Records, following their departure from decca records at the end of 1959. Inducted into rock and roll hall of fame in 1987 performer. In 1929, the fouryearold haley underwent an innerear mastoid operation which accidentally severed an optic nerve, leaving him blind in his left eye for the rest of his life. Topics about bill haley songs in general should be placed in relevant topic categories. Many sources almost universally predating his death in 1981 state that ha read more. Some were made for holiday and essex records in the early 1950s and some for decca in the midtolate 1950s.
Bill haley and the comets mambo rock live in belgium 1958. The recordings were produced by george avakian, who succeeded haleys decca producer, milt gabler. Scrobble songs to get recommendations on tracks, albums, and artists youll love. More than 100 musicians performed with bill haley and his comets between 1952 and haley s death in 1981. Bill haley and his comets were an american rock and roll band, founded in 1952 and continued until haley s death on february 9, 1981. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from bill haley. Discover more music, concerts, videos, and pictures with the largest catalogue online at. This list does not include releases on which the comets worked as session musicians, and primarily focuses on releases during haley s. It should only contain pages that are bill haley songs or lists of bill haley songs, as well as subcategories containing those things.
Bill haley and his comets were an american rock and roll band, founded in 1952 and continued until haleys death on february 9, 1981. All the tracks have been overdubbed to give them a more modern feel. Bill haley biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Portal about top country music discographies, albums, covers, songs, lyrics and more. The band was also known as bill haley and the comets and bill haley s comets and variations thereof.210 1031 277 86 541 1255 849 614 1412 677 973 1188 867 662 804 1448 1131 561 176 1500 944 160 99 1464 111 261 739 697 605 970 1003 1300 911 1162 219 1468 286 1388 40 346 100 646 526 495 984 1244 1451 451 392