Rocker Freddie Bell Dies: Freddie Bell has died at 76. He died late Sunday in a Las Vegas Hospital of complications from cancer.
Freddie was performing at the Sands Casino-Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip in the mid-1950s when Elvis played Las Vegas for the first time across the street at the New Frontier. Freddie was considered one of the great lounge acts of the time and appeared in a number of films, including ”Rock Around the Clock,” starring Bill Haley.
Source: Associated Press