In 1955, Robert Charles Guidry, better known as Bobby Charles, recorded the song Later Alligator. It was a blues song with a melody which came from the song Later For You Baby by Guitar Slim. Bill Haley & his Comets took the song, made it more of an uptempo song and recorded it in New York in 1955. The song was featured in their movie Rock Around The Clock in 1956, and therefore the song also reached number 6 in the US. The song would be the last big hit for Bill Haley. Enjoy
Bill Haley & His Comets- See You Later Alligator
I’ve found maybe the godfather song of rock ‘n roll. If you say rock ‘n roll, you say
Bill Haley & His Comets with Rock around the clock
in one breath. It is, in my opinion, not the super rock ‘n roll song, but it certainly is well known and very good!
Tomorrow two new songs, and then further with rock ‘n roll!