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50s Music Hits

July 9, 1955. "(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley His Comets hits #1 on the U.S. top 40 chart, signaling the beginning of the rock era. It stayed there for 8 weeks.

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British Invasion again. They say he wrote this song as a parody of the so called "message song" Nevertheless it's evocative and buried under the strings a is a good Guitar part. Jonathan King Everyone's Gone To The Moon

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Parents hated Rock and Roll. Parents feared their innocent children would be influenced by vulgar oversexed singers, like Elvis Presley.

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