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Bill Haley & The Comets Rock!

Bill Haley & The Comets recorded the rock classic Rock Around The Clock on the 12th of April 1954.

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Written in 1952, Rock Around The Clock was released in May 54 as the b side to the single Thirteen Women.

After being used as the theme to the movie Blackboard Jungle, it became a number one hit in it's own right in July 1955.

In the 70's it was used in the movie American Graffiti and the tv show Happy Days.

Rock Around The Clock remains one of the biggest selling singles of all time.