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Bill Haley

Bill HaleyAKA William John Clifton Haley

Born: 6-Jul-1925
Birthplace: Highland Park, MI
Died: 9-Feb-1981
Location of death: Harlingen, TX
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Rock Around the Clock

Father: William Haley (d. 17-Jun-1956 tuberculosis and cancer)
Mother: Maude Green (d. 25-Apr-1955 heart attack)
Sister: Margaret Haley (d. 21-Jun-1958 cancer)
Wife: Dorothy Crowe (m. 11-Dec-1946, div. 14-Nov-1952, two children)
Wife: Joan Barbara Cupchak ("Cuppy", m. 18-Nov-1952, div. 1960, five children)
Daughter: Doreen Haley (d. 21-Jul-1954 SIDS, with Cupchak)
Wife: Martha Velaesco (m. 1963, until his death, three children)

    Bill Haley and the Comets
    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987
    Rockabilly Hall of Fame

    Blue Suede Shoes (8-Sep-1980) · Himself
    Don't Knock the Rock (14-Dec-1956) · Himself
    Rock Around the Clock (21-Mar-1956) · Himself

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