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Bill Haley And His Comets - Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock album

Bill Haley And His Comets - Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock album
Performer: Bill Haley And His Comets
Title: Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Country: US
Genre: Rock
Style:Rock & Roll
Released: 1955
MP3 album szie: 1263 mb
FLAC album size: 1621 mb

Thirteen Women, Rock Around The Clock was considered a dud upon it's initial 1954 release in the USA. After it's B side was used in the movie 'Blackboard Jungle' (March 1955) interest in 'Rock Around The Clock' grew exponentially. Entering the Top 40 on May 14, 1955 and hitting on July 9, where it stayed for 8 weeks. It returned to the charts in 1974 after appearing in the George Lucas film 'American Graffiti' and as the theme song for the first season of the American TV sitcom, Happy Days. Rock Around The Clock by Bill Haley And His Comets, Bill. Single 10 released in Uk in 1954 by BRUNSWICK with catalog number 05317. This release entered uk charts on January 7 1955 with catalog number 05317.

Rock Around the Clock" is a rock and roll song in the 12-bar blues format written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter being under the pseudonym "Jimmy De Knight") in 1952. The best-known and most successful rendition was recorded by Bill Haley & His Comets in 1954 for American Decca. It was a number one single on both the United States and United Kingdom charts and also re-entered the UK Singles Chart in the 1960s and 1970s.

Rock Around the Clock was the third album of rock and roll music by Bill Haley and His Comets. Released by Decca Records in December 1955 it was, like the two albums that preceded it, a compilation album of previously issued singles. Most of the album's contents had in fact been previously issued by Decca earlier in 1955 on the album Shake, Rattle and Roll.

Bill Haley & His Comets was an American rock and roll band that was founded in 1952 in Chester, Pennsylvania, and continued until Haley's death in 1981. View full artist profile. Play all. Big Joe Turner.

Album · 1955 · 12 Songs. 1. (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock. 2. Shake, Rattle And Roll. 4. Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town).

The one and only man in town was me, Fm. Well, thirteen women, And me the only man around. To those thirteen women, And me the only man around.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town)
Written-By – Dickie Thompson
2:50
B (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Written-By – Jimmy De Knight, Max C. Freedman
2:08

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Decca Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Decca Records Pressing Plant, Richmond, IN

Credits

  • Vocals [Vocal Chorus] – Bill Haley

Notes

Label Variation: 'And His Comets' A side all caps and B side mixed case differs from Bill Haley And His Comets - Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
No parentheses on matrix and duration numbers.
No stripes on either side of Decca on top differs from Bill Haley And His Comets - Thirteen Women / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
Artist name font for "AND HIS COMETS" differs from Bill Haley And His Comets - Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): 45-86164
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): 45-86163 ◈
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped in A Side Runout): 45 86164 15
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped in B Side Runout): 45 86163 16

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
29124 Bill Haley And His Comets Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town) / (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock ‎(Shellac, 10", Glo) Decca 29124 US 1954
288.612 Bill Haley E Seus 'Comets'* (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock / Thirteen Women ‎(Shellac, 10") Decca 288.612 Brazil Unknown
MCA 60025 Bill Haley And His Comets (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock ‎(7", Single, RE) MCA Records MCA 60025 Canada 1973
05317 Bill Haley And His Comets (We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock / Thirteen Women ‎(Shellac, 10") Brunswick 05317 UK 1954
BM 05317 Bill Haley e seus Cometas* Rock Around The Clock ( Sementes De Violência) / Thirteen Women ( Treze Mulheres) ‎(Shellac, 10") Decca BM 05317 Portugal Unknown