To­day in Mu­sic His­tory

Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

In 1954, Bill Ha­ley and the Comets recorded Rock Around the Clock, which be­came the first rock ’n’ roll hit to top the charts af­ter its use in the film Black­board Jun­gle. It is es­ti­mated Rock Around the Clock has sold more than 23 mil­lion copies.

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