Every lassie digs a laddie

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

September 17, 1956

bill-haley-and-his-comets-rockin-through-the-rye-1956The BBC bans Rockin’ Through the Rye by Bill Haley and His Comets. The song goes against traditional British standards, the BBC says. The record, based on an 18th Century Scottish folk tune, is at #5 on U.K. charts at the time.

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