BILL HALEY: LA STORIA DEL ROCK

Nasce a Highland Park dintorni di Detroit nel 1925, vero nome William John Clifton Haley, nel 1932 si trasferisce a Washington con la famiglia, inizierà una lunga carriera. Soprannominato il padre del rock and roll, debutta nel 1955 con la famosissima ” Rock around the clock” con il gruppo The Comets. Muore nel 1981 il 9 febbraio per un attacco cardiaco nella sua casa di Harlington nel Texas.

 

Single

As Bill Haley & the Saddlemen (and variations of the name)

 

1950

 

* Deal Me a Hand/Ten Gallon Stetson (Keystone 5101)

* Susan Van Dusan/I’m Not to Blame (Keystone 5102)

* Why Do I Cry Over You?/I’m Gonna Dry Ev’ry Tear With a Kiss (Atlantic 727)

* My Sweet Little Girl from Nevada/My Palomino and I (Cowboy 1701) – released as Reno Browne and Her Buckaroos

 

1951

 

* Rocket 88/Tearstains on My Heart (Holiday 105)

* Green Tree Boogie/Down Deep in My Heart (Holiday 108)

* I’m Crying/Pretty Baby (Holiday 110) – with Loretta Glendenning

* A Year Ago This Christmas/I Don’t Want to Be Alone for Christmas (Holiday 111)

 

1952

 

* Jukebox Cannonball/Sundown Boogie (Holiday 113)

* Rock the Joint/Icy Heart (Essex 303)

* Dance with a Dolly (With a Hole in Her Stockin’) /Rocking Chair on the Moon (Essex 305)

 

As Bill Haley & His Comets (and name variations thereof)

 

1953

 

* Stop Beatin’ round the Mulberry Bush/Real Rock Drive (Essex 310)

* Crazy Man, Crazy/Whatcha Gonna Do? (Essex 321)

* Pat-a-Cake/Fractured (Essex 327)

* Live it Up/Farewell-So Long-Goodbye (Essex 332)

 

1954

 

* I’ll Be True /Ten Little Indians (Essex 340)

* Chattanooga Choo Choo/Straight Jacket (Essex 348)

* Thirteen Women (And Only One Man in Town) / (We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock (Decca 29124) – “Rock Around the Clock” was initially released as the B-side

* Shake, Rattle and Roll/ABC Boogie (Decca 29204)

* Dim, Dim the Lights (I Want Some Atmosphere) /Happy Baby (Decca 29317)

* Yes Indeed!/Real Rock Drive (Transworld 718)

 

1955

 

* Mambo Rock/Birth of the Boogie (Decca 29418)

* Razzle-Dazzle/Two Hound Dogs (Decca 29552)

* Burn That Candle/Rock-a-Beatin’ Boogie (Decca 29713)

 

1956

 

* See You Later Alligator/The Paper Boy (On Main Street U.S.A.) (Decca 29791)

* The Saint’s Rock ‘n’ Roll/R-O-C-K (Decca 29870)

* Hot Dog Buddy Buddy/Rockin’ Through the Rye (Decca 29948)

* Rip it Up/Teenager’s Mother (Are You Right?) (Decca 30028)

* Rudy’s Rock/Blue Comet Blues (Decca 30085)

* Don’t Knock the Rock/Choo Choo Ch’Boogie (Decca 30148)

 

1957

 

* Forty Cups of Coffee/Hook, Line and Sinker (Decca 30214)

* (You Hit the Wrong Note) Billy Goat/Rockin’ Rollin’ Rover (Decca 30314)

* The Dipsy Doodle/Miss You (Decca 30394)

* Rock the Joint (a.k.a. New Rock the Joint [stereo])/How Many? (Decca 30461)

* Mary, Mary Lou/It’s a Sin (Decca 30530)

 

1958

 

* Skinny Minnie/Sway with Me (Decca 30592)

* Lean Jean/Don’t Nobody Move (Decca 30681)

* Chiquita Linda (Un Poquito de tu Amor) /Whoa Mabel! (Decca 30741)

* Corrine, Corrina/B.B. Betty (Decca 30781)

 

1959

 

* I Got a Woman/Charmaine (Decca 30844)

* (Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such as I/Where’d You Go Last Night(Decca 30873)

* Shaky/Caldonia (Decca 30926)

* Joey’s Song/Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain’t She Pretty? (Decca 30956)

 

1960

 

* Skokiaan (South African Song) /Puerto Rican Peddler (Decca 31030)

* Music! Music! Music!/Strictly Instrumental (Decca 31080)

* Candy Kisses/Tamiami (Warner Bros. Records 5145)

* Hawk/Chick Safari (Warner Bros. 5154)

* So Right Tonight/Let the Good Times Roll, Creole (Warner Bros. 5171)

* Rock Around the Clock/Shake Rattle and Roll (new versions) (Warner Bros. no. unknown)

 

1961

 

* Honky Tonk/Flip, Flop and Fly (Warner Bros. 5228)

* Riviera/War Paint (Gone 5116)

* Twist Español/My Kind of Woman (Spanish version) (Orfeon 1010) [May 1961]

* Cerca del Mar/Tren Nocturno (Orfeon 1036)

* Florida Twist/Negra Consentida (Orfeon 1047)

* Spanish Twist (English version) /My Kind of Woman (Gone 5111) [September 1961]

 

1962

 

* Caravan Twist/Actopan Twist (Orfeon 1052)

* La Paloma/Silbando Y Caminando (Orfeon 1062)

* Bikini Twist/Rudy’s (Orfeon 1067)

* Mas Twist/Tampico Twist (Orfeon 1082)

* Twist Lento/Sonora Twist (Orfeon 1100)

* Martha/Tacos de Twist (Orfeon 1132)

* Jalisco Twist/Pueblo del Twist (Orfeon 1169)

 

1963

 

* Tenor Man/Up Goes My Love (Newtown 5013)

* White Parakeet/Midnight in Washington (Newhits 5014)

* Dance Around the Clock/What Can I Say (Newtown 5024)

* Tandy/You Call Everybody Darling (Newtown 5025)

* Yakety Sax (by Bill Haley & His Comets) /Boot’s Blues (by Boots Randolph (Logo 7005)

* ABC Boogie (new version) (by Haley) /Rock Around the Clock (by Phil Flowers (Kasey 7006)

* Pure de Papas/Anoche (Orfeon 1195)

* El Madison de la Estrella/Viajando Con el Madison (Orfeon 1229)

* Avenida Madison/Reunion de Etiqueta (Orfeon 1243)

* Limbo Rock/Ana Maria (Orfeon 1269)

 

1964

 

* Green Door/Yeah, She’s Evil! (Decca 31650)

* Adios Mariquita Linda/El Quelite (Orfeon 1324)

* Mish Mash/Madero y Gante (Orfeon 1333)

* Jimmy Martinez/Al Compás del Reloj (Orfeon 1429)

 

1965

 

* Burn That Candle (new version) /Stop, Look and Listen (APT 25081)

* Tongue-Tied Tony/Haley-a-Go-Go (APT 25087)

* A Gusto Contigo/Mish Mash (Orfeon 1570)

 

1966

 

* Land of a Thousand Dances/Estomago Caliente (Orfeon 1825)

* Rock Around the Clock/Rip it Up (new versions) (Orfeon 1894)

 

1968

 

* That’s How I Got to Memphis/Ain’t Love Funny, Ha Ha Ha (United Artists 50483)

 

1970

 

* Rock Around the Clock/Framed (live versions) (Kama Sutra 508)

 

1971

 

* Travelin’ Band/A Little Piece at a Time (Janus J-162)

* Me and Bobby McGee/I Wouldn’t Have Missed it for the World (Sonet 2016)

 

1978

 

* Yodel Your Blues Away/Within This Broken Heart of Mine (previously unissued pre-Comets recordings) (Arzee 4677)

 

1979

 

* Hail Hail Rock and Roll/Let the Good Times Roll Again (Sonet 2188)

* Everyone Can Rock and Roll/I Need the Music (Sonet 2194)

 

1980

 

* God Bless Rock and Roll/So Right Tonight (Sonet 2202)

 

[edit] Albums

 

* 1956 – Rock ‘n’ Roll Stage Show (Decca 8345)

* 1957 – Rockin’ the Oldies (Decca 8569)

* 1958 – Rockin’ Around the World (Decca 8692)

* 1959 – Bill Haley’s Chicks (Decca 8821)

* 1959 – Strictly Instrumental (Decca 8964)

* 1960 – Bill Haley and His Comets (Warner Bros. 1378)

* 1960 – Haley’s Juke Box (Warner Bros. 1391)

* 1961 – Twist (Dimsa 8255)

* 1961 – Bikini Twist (Dimsa 8259)

* 1962 – Twistin’ Knights at the Roundtable (live) (Roulette SR-25174)

* 1962 – Twist Vol. 2 (Dimsa 8275)

* 1962 – Twist en Mexico (Dimsa 8290)

* 1963 – Bill Haley & His Comets (compilation with unreleased tracks) (Vocalion 3696)

* 1963 – Rock Around the Clock King (Guest Star 1454)

* 1963 – Madison (Orfeon 12339)

* 1963 – Carnaval de Ritmos Modernos (Orfeon 12340)

* 1964 – Surf Surf Surf (Orfeon 12354)

* 1966 – Whiskey a Go-Go (Orfeon 12478)

* 1966 – Bill Haley a Go-Go (Dimsa 8381)

* 1968 – Biggest Hits (re-recordings plus new tracks) (Sonet 9945); issued in England as Rock Around the Clock (Hallmark SHM 668) and in North America as Rockin’ (Pickwick SPC 3256)

* 1968 – On Stage Vol. 1 (live) (Sonet SLP63)

* 1968 – On Stage Vol. 2 (live) (Sonet SLP69)

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