Crazy to think that at one time people freaked out over this sort of "rock and roll" music! Also: where did these kind of night clubs go? Might be for going to "the club" if they were a LOT more like this (no offense to the "clubs of now" at all, though.) Super old fashioned, I know, but that's just me. : )
March 20, 1955 – Evan Hunter's movie adaptation of the novel Blackboard Jungle premieres in the United States, featuring the famous single, Rock Around the Clock, by Bill Haley and His Comets. Teenagers jump from their seats to dance to the song.
Bill Haley ＆ His Comets- Rock Around The Clock - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zju6KbP_1xY=related
Late July 1955 we were hearing a ton of the HOT new song by Bill Haley & His Comets - 'Rock Around The Clock' -- for you younger boomers, hard to begin to explain how big a deal this song was when it hit.