THE COMETS SALUTE NASA COMET HIT!
The Comets give a special concert to salute the NASA and JPL teams on their hitting a comet! And they have created a new music video to celebrate NASA's Comet Hit - and the 50th anniversary of their OWN biggest Comet Hit!
This is the one-stop media resource for the multiple events and projects celebrating the 50th anniversary of the breakthrough of rock 'n' roll in July 1955.
The first week in July 2005 marks the 50th anniversary of "Rock Around The Clock" by Bill Haley & The Comets becoming the first-ever rock 'n' roll record to top the Billboard charts - thus initiating the rock era.
Wednesday July 6th 2005 is also the 80th anniversary of the birth of rock pioneer Bill Haley - who passed away age 55 in February 1981.
There are multiple celebrations taking place in Los Angeles - and projects with national and international impact.
The umbrella title for the L.A. events is the "Rock-Around-The-Clock-Athon!"
This media website contains everything needed to create a news story or feature about the anniversary. From the shortest headline "bullet points" to an in-depth analysis.
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