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NOTEWORTHY DEATHS

Guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Franny Beecher, lead guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, which helped kick off the rock ‘n’ roll era with the hit “Rock Around the Clock” in 1955, has died. He was 92.

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