Music: Roll, Britannia!

At London's Waterloo Station a crowd of 4,000 was waiting. They broke through barriers, eluded panting bobbies, swarmed around the waiting automobile of the newly arrived guest from the U.S. Singer-Bandleader Bill Haley regarded the fans through the windows, his cat's eyes rolling heavenward. "Fantabulous," said he, a step or two ahead of his pressagent.

Haley's reception was indeed fantabulous up and down England, which, far more than the U.S., is now in the grip of the rock 'n' roll frenzy. In fact, rock has lately shown signs of becoming fashionable. Once the...

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