The band's home base in the 1950s was Chester, Penn.
I belive that it was Bill Haley and His Comets.
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The first film with a Rock and Roll theme song was "Blackboard Jungle" (1955). The song was "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley and the Comets.
Bill Haley never recorded At the Hop. That was Danny and the Juniors. Haley did record a song called "The Walkin' Beat" in a similar style, though.
Bill Haley and The Comets
Bill Haley's New Comets was created in 1987.
The leader of the Comets was Bill Haley; they were billed as Bill Haley and his Comets.
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Haley's first group as a leader was the Four Aces of Western Swing. Then he formed Bill Haley and the Saddlemen around 1949-1950, which became Bill Haley and the Comets in 1952.
There's no indication of anyone by that name playing with Bill Haley and His Comets; there have been no less than 3-4 groups carrying the name Bill Haley's Comets in the years after Haley's death, so someone named Goodson could have performed with one of those groups.
Bill Haley is really the only one I can think of by name, and he wasn't really a Comet himself; the band was billed as "Bill Haley and His Comets."
Bill Haley & His Comets In 1953, the late James E. Myers, a low-key Philadelphia musician, music publisher and movie extra co-wrote "Rock Around the Clock" with the late Max Freedman, a Philadelphia postal worker turned songwriter. The song was recorded by Bill Haley & His Comets in 1954 and forever changed the landscape of American popular culture. It stalled on the charts, then blasted to No.1 in 1955 after it was showcased as the theme for the teens-gone-wild movie "Blackboard Jungle.
Bill Haley and the Comets.
Bill Haley and the Comets
Bill Haley and the Comets did "Stop Beatin' round the Mulberry Bush" with flip side "Real Rock Drive" in 1953 for Essex.