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    Bill Haley and his Comets Band Signed Rock Around The Clock (Decca 8225, 1956). Often cited as the song that launched the Rock and Roll era in 1955, "Rock Around The Clock" was originally recorded by Haley and the Comets in 1954. It spent eight weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Pop Singles chart in 1955, becoming one of the biggest hits not only of the '50s, but of the entire period of 1955-80, when record sales were the primary basis for chart position. Used in the 1970s as the initial theme song of TV's Happy Days, it was introduced to a new generation. The cover of this groundbreaking album has been signed on the front by the classic 1956 lineup, which included Bill Haley, Franny Beecher, Johnny Grande, Ralph Jones, Rudy Pompelli, Al Rex, and Billy Williamson. The album itself is a collector's item. Condition: EX 7 (cover)/ VG-EX 6 (disc, a pink label promo copy). COA from Heritage Auctions.

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