Bill Haley

Bill Haley
1925 - 1981

Bill Haley  American Singer


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Bill Haley was previously married to Martha Velaesco (1963 - 1981), Barbara Joan Cupchak (1952 - 1960) and Dorothy Crowe (1946 - 1952).


American Singer Bill Haley was born William John Cliffton Haley on 6th July, 1925 in Highland Park, Michigan USA and passed away on 9th Feb 1981 Harlingen, Texas USA aged 55. He is most remembered for Rock around the Clock. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Bill Haley is a member of the following lists: Guitarists from Michigan, Guitarists from Philadelphia and Rock and roll musicians.


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Married3 21 years, 1 month 13 years 8 years, 10 months
Total3 21 years, 1 month 13 years 8 years, 10 months


First Name Bill
Last Name Haley
Full Name at Birth William John Cliffton Haley
Alternative Name Jack Haley, Johnny Clifton, William John Clifton Haley, Bill Haley
Age 55 (age at death) years
Birthday 6th July, 1925
Birthplace Highland Park, Michigan USA
Died 9th February, 1981
Place of Death Harlingen, Texas USA
Cause of Death Brain Tumor
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer-songwriter, musician, bandleader
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Rock around the Clock
Music Genre (Text) Rock and roll, Country, Rockabilly, Country, Rockabilly
Music Genre Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1946–1980
Music Style Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Country, Western Swing
Music Mood Cheerful, Rollicking, Boisterous, Energetic, Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Exuberant, Confident, Playful, Fun, Humorous, Amiable/Good-Natured, Happy, Gleeful, Freewheeling, Innocent
Instrument Vocals, Guitar, Arranger
Instrument (text) Vocals, Guitar, Slap Bass, Guitar, Double Bass
Record Label Decca, Brunswick (UK), Cowboy, Atlantic, Keystone, Center, Holiday, Essex, Warner Bros. Records, Orfeón, Dimsa, Newtown, Guest Star, Logo, Apt, Gone, United Artists, Roulette, Sonet, Buddah, Antic, Arzee, London (UK), London, Apt
Associated Acts Bill Haley & His Comets, The Down Homers

William John Clifton "Bill" Haley (July 6, 1925 – February 9, 1981) 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 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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Bill Haley55 CancerSinger
Martha Velaesco-Spouse
Barbara Joan Cupchak-
Dorothy Crowe-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Linda GeorginaFemale23rd April, 197543 years oldMartha Velaesco


Don't Knock the Rock1956Bill Haley (uncredited)Movie
Rock Around the Clock1956Bill Haley (uncredited)Movie
Round Up of Rhythm1954Bill HaleyShort Film


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JosephJan 22, 2011

He also married Martha Velasco, and had a child with her

heggartyrocksNov 11, 2009

so great to see this web page on bill haley the man that kicked the door open for rocknroll music , his music lives on forever in someways bill haleys name has been left out but any but true rocknroller knows haley was the best a heggarty ireland

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