On the 60th anniversary of one of the defining rock n' roll songs, we look at the history of Bill Haley and His Comets' 'Rock Around the Clock.'
A rock n' roll pioneer has passed away. Franny Beecher, lead guitarist for Bill Haley & the Comets from 1954 to 1962, died in a nursing home outside Philadelphia on Feb. 24. He was 92.
Marshall Lytle, who played bass in Bill Haley and the Comets, has died at the age of 79. He passed away on Saturday, May 25, in New Port Richey, Fla., of lung cancer.