Once I had mountains in the palm of my hand

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

June 7

Bill Haley & His Comets rehearse at the Dominion Theatre in London, where they will open their British tour. The Comets include accordion player Johnnie Grande, bassist Al Rex, and saxophonist Ruddy Pompilli.

1954: Bill Haley & His Comets record Shake, Rattle and Roll.

1969: The Johnny Cash Show debuts on ABC-TV. First guests: Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell.