Bill Haley
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"William John Clifton Haley", known as "Bill Haley", was an American rock and roll musician. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the early 1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets (inspired by Halley's Comet) and million selling hits such as "Rock Around the Clock", "See You Later, Alligator", "Shake, Rattle and Roll", "Rocket 88", "Skinny Minnie", and "Razzle Dazzle". He has sold over 25 million records worldwide.

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We're gonna rock around the clock.

When the clock strikes 2, 3, and 4, if the band slows down we'll yell for more.

I sat down one night and wrote the line rock, rock, rock everybody. I was going to use the word "stomp" -- like rock, rock, rock and them stomp, stomp, stomp. But that didn't fit. I went from one word to another and finally came up with "roll."

We steer completely clear of anything suggestive.

We're looking forward to the biggest and best season opening parade in history.

She was so small she could make mamba in a telephone booth.

The music is the main thing and it's just as easy to write acceptable words.

The road can be hard on a kid if he's not careful.