Nothing can stop me now

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

July 6

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.

1925: Bill Haley is born.

Gene Chandler1937: Gene Chandler is born Eugene Dixon in Chicago, where he lives and continues to perform to this day. Biggest hit comes in 1962, when Chandler’s Duke of Earl is #1 for three weeks.