Bill Haly & His Comets

Twelve o’clock, rock

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


July 9, 1955

bill-haley-and-his-comets-rock-around-the-clock-decca-2Bill Haley & His Comets go to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with Rock Around the Clock.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: And pretend that he just doesn’t see


 

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Bill Withers

There’s always tomorrow

Steve Kline Ages of Rock


July 8, 1972

bill-withers_500-239x143Bill Withers starts a three-week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with Lean on Me, his only #1 hit.

ALSO ON THIS DAY: I’m leavin’ town for sure