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Shake, Rattle and Roll 2. Happy Baby 3. Birth of the Boogie 5. Mambo Rock 6. Razzle Dazzle 7. Two Hound Dogs 8. R-O-C-K 9. Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie The Saints Rock and Roll Burn That Candle See Ya Later, Alligator Goofin Around Hide and Seek Rudy's Rock 2. Hook, Line and Sinker 3. Tonight's the Night 4. InBill Haley and His Comets toured South Africabut Haley's health was failing, and it was reported that he had a brain tumor.
The tour was critically lambasted, but surviving recordings of a performance in Johannesburg show Haley in good spirits and good voice. Nonetheless, according to the Haley News fan club newsletter and the Haley biography Sound and Gloryplanned concerts such as a fall tour of Germany and proposed recording sessions in New York and Memphis were cancelled, including a potential reunion with past members of the Comets. Haley returned to his home in Harlingen, Texaswhere he died in his sleep of an apparent heart attack on February 9,at the age Live It Up - Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock The Joint!
(Vinyl At that time, supporting bands were not also named to the Hall of Fame. This policy was subsequently changed, and in a special committee of the Hall of Fame inducted the Comets.
The Comets placed their handprints in cement; a space was left blank for Haley. Only one LP) was sent out to perform by Haley himself and his management and production company, consisting of musicians who had played with Haley throughout the s and s—lead guitarist "Nick Masters" Mathias Nicholas Nastosbassist Ray Cawley, singer Ray "Pudge" Parsons, and drummer Buddy Dee—and who had continued to perform as the Comets between gigs and during Haley's retirement.
The Cometsfeaturing musicians who performed with Haley in —, reunited in and are still touring the world as ofplaying showrooms in the United States and Europe. They have also recorded a half-dozen albums for small labels in Europe and the United States. British singer Jacko Buddin augmented the group on vocals during most of their European tours, with Lytle taking over on vocals for US and Canadian tours beginning in and full-time in Europe in the mids.
Since they connected with Klaus Kettner's Rock It Concerts Germany inthey have played hundreds of shows all over Europe and have appeared on dozens of television shows.
Two additional groups claim the name Bill Haley's Comets and have extensively toured in the United States since forming in the s: one originally led by Haley's —68 drummer John "Bam-Bam" Lane, the other run by Al Rappa, who played bass for Haley off and on between late and early Haley had used Rappa as a fill-in player on live gigs for several years prior to that. Both these musicians claim trademark ownership of the name "Bill Haley's Comets"; this dates back to Lane and Rappa during a period when they worked together as one band winning a trademark infringement lawsuit against the aforementioned Joey Rand group in Both Rappa's and Lane's bands have, from time to time, recruited other former Comets for their lineups LP) example, inRappa joined forces with Joey Welzbut for the most part the bandleaders are the only regular members who have worked with Bill Haley directly.
Lane died inbut his group continues to perform, led by bandleader Lenny Longo, who has no direct connection with Bill Haley. Rappa performed his Upright Bass show before thousands in audiences all over the country.
He has since pastored churches and produced his own saxophone instrumental albums. In March and Julythe members of the —55 group, now billed as simply the Comets after decades of controversy over the use of the name, made several high-profile concert appearances in New York City and Los Angeles organized by Martin Lewis as part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of rock and roll, the release of Blackboard Junglethe 50th anniversary of "Rock Live It Up - Bill Haley And His Comets - Rock The Joint!
(Vinyl the Clock" hitting Number 1, and the 80th birthday of Bill Haley. The —55 Comets were also joined on stage by Bill Haley Jr. Meanwhile, the John Lane edition of Bill Haley's Comets recorded an album in Tennessee in earlyLP), which has yet to be released.
On June 2,Johnny Grande, keyboardist with the —55 Comets and a founding member of the band, died after a short illness. The following month, year-old guitarist Franny Beecher announced his retirement, though he was at one point announced as participating in an early tour of Germany.
The three remaining original Comets Lytle, Richards, and Ambrose continued to perform in Branson with new musicians taking over the keyboard and lead guitar positions. During SeptemberPBS in the United States aired a series of programs videotaped in Branson during the spring of ; these shows include the last recorded performances of the complete Original Comets lineup, including Grande.
Lytle died inBeecher in The last remaining members of the Comets, Dick Richards and Joey Ambrose, continued to perform as the Comets as of mid, sometimes augmented by s-era Comet Bill Turner on lead guitar. John "Bam-Bam" Lane died on February 18,  but his edition of Bill Haley's Comets is expected to continue touring, with the recordings to be released in Lane's memory. InHaley's son Bill Jr. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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(Vinyl Archived from the original on His father, William Albert Haley played the mandolin and banjo, and his mother, Maude Green was a classically trained pianist and piano teacher. In at the age of 20, he joined his first professional band, The Downhomers. With music in his blood, Haley also served as a disc jockey where his unencumbered ability to play records from seemingly disparate genres would influence the musical stylings of his own band, Bill Haley and The Four Aces of Western Swing.
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