:This article is specifically about the singer. For detailed information about his rock and roll group, see Bill Haley & His Comets.
Bill Haley () (July 6 1925 ? November 9 1981) was one of the first American rock and roll musicians. He is credited by many with first popularizing this form of music in the mid-1950s with his group Bill Haley & His Comets and their hit song Rock Around the Clock.