Bill Haley's Comets (also
called Bill Haley and His Comets or Bill Haley and The Comets)
are known as the first rock and roll band. The group earned a
place in The Guinness Book of World Records for selling 43
million copies of its greatest hit, "Rock Around The Clock."
The band is now led by original bass and trumpet player, Al Rappa,
seen on left in 1960s' photo.
On this site, you can:
Al Rappa, "The Original Walking Bass Man,"
has recorded and toured with Bill Haley's Comets since 1956.
He has appeared with the band in movies and on Dick Clark's
"American Bandstand" videos.
Under Al’s leadership, Bill Haley's Comets are on the road
today, playing their music and proving they can still "Rock
Around The Clock!"
Read more about Al Rappa and Bill Haley's Comets.