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Bill Haley bought cowboy outfit here.


Bill Haley bought cowboy outfit here.

This was the original store of Bernard Rodeo Ben Lichtenstein, who outfitted famous cowboys such as Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. In the mid-1940's, singer Bill Haley bought a second-had cowboy outfit here, ten years before Billy Haley and the Comets became famous with Rock Around the Clock. . This information is from a Mark de la Vina column in the Phila. Daily News, 9/18/92, which can be found online.


Location: Rodeo Ben (former location) , 3209 West Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19121, United States
Listing Category: Country Music, Bluegrass, Crafts, Artisans, Pop Music, Retail Stores, Malls, Rock and Roll, Rock Stars
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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