Just days earlier, rock and roll fans had flocked to Belle Vue to compete in the nationwide Bill Haley
Three fans enjoying the Bill Haley
concert at the Capitol Theatre, Cardiff
Rock is far more than mere dissent; from its corrosive beginnings -- Elvis Presley's defiant sexuality and the subtly leering lyrics of Jerry Lee Lewis and Bill Haley
-- much of rock and roll has always been about subversion, overthrow, and revolutionary change rather than polite civil disagreement.
Among them were Bill Haley
and the Comets, Frankie Laine, Nat King Cole, Guy Mitchell and this man, Johnnie Ray.
"Personalized Video is an incredibly exciting new technology," said Allied Pixel president Bill Haley
. "Animated GIFs are another big step forward in helping our clients reach their target audience."
rock!" Sixty-three years ago today - on April 12, 1954 - Bill Haley
recorded a modest ditty titled Rock Around The Clock.
We had beautiful melodies in those days - then came Bill Haley
, Elvis Presley and the rest of them, bringing us the rock 'n' roll, exciting and energetic which took Britain by storm.
1955: Bill Haley
and the Comets recorded See You Later, Alligator at Decca Recording Studios, New York.
Sir Elton talks about his dance to the Bill Haley
tune as he recalls his royal encounters when he appears on tonight's Graham Norton Show on BBC1.
QI have a copy of Bill Haley
and his Comets' Rip it up and Teenager's Mother on a Brunswick 78, No 05615.