Vera is a multi instrumentalist who writes soulful songs with lyrics and delivery speaking straight from the heart.She has released two albums, 'Standing Tall' and 'Proper Brew'.However it should be noted that they are not ‘responsible’ for organising ALL events. Please note all site staff are of BM who volunteer their time to help make BM what it is today.They usually have a proven track record of helping other BM members (aka ' BMers') and have shown special dedication to the site.All that changed in 1955 when "Rock Around the Clock" by Bill Haley & His Comets finally broke down the barriers that had prevented mainstream America from enjoying Rock and Roll music.It took a long time in coming, and, for some, it might have seemed as if neither the breakthrough nor the recording of "Rock Around the Clock" would ever happen.Free event - No booking required Find out more » 1920s Jazz Band, Shanghai Shuffle, brings together some of the best musicians from the South West to enchant you with the swinging notes of the roaring 20s, transporting you to a world of speakeasies, gin mills and giggle water.
There are also voluntary events co-ordinators for most areas of the United Kingdom who are there to help you if you wish to set up an event/meet up/ride out.News About Bill Haley and the Comets (and more) Click above to visit Frazer-Harrison's column at the Rockabilly Hall of Fame website. But Rock and Roll was still an underground music form, enjoyed primarily by black audiences and those relatively few whites like Alan Freed who braved the racial intolerance of 1950s America to visit the back of the musical bus, so to speak. Freedman (co-writer) Marshall Lytle (bass) Johnny Grande (piano) Danny Cedrone (lead guitar) Billy Williamson (steel guitar) Billy Gussak (drums) It was a music style the general public knew nothing about.She reminds me of Natalie Wood in Rebel Without a Cause: diminutive and dark-eyed.She favours pedal pushers and a bright-red slash of a mouth – it’s Mac Ruby Woo, apparently.