Rudy Pompilli

Rudolph Clement Pompilii (April 16, 1924 – February 5, 1976) was an American musician best known for playing tenor saxophone with Bill Haley and His Comets. He was usually credited under the alternate spelling Rudy Pompilli and occasionally as Rudy Pell.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 16, 1924 (Chester), Died February 5, 1976 (Pennsylvania)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1955 - 1964

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 76 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 88690 9/22/1955 R-O-C-K Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 88691 9/22/1955 Rock-a-beatin' boogie Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 88692 9/23/1955 The Saints rock 'n' roll Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 88693 9/23/1955 Burn that candle Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 88995 12/12/1955 See you later, alligator Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 88996 12/12/1955 The paper boy (on Main Street, U.S.A.) Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89594 3/23/1956 Goofin' around Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89595 3/23/1956 Rudy's rock Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89596 3/23/1956 Hide and seek-1 Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89597 3/23/1956 Hey then, there now Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89598 3/23/1956 Tonight's the night Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89599 3/23/1956 Hook, line and sinker Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89611 3/27/1956 Blue comet blues Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89612 3/27/1956 Calling all comets Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89613 3/27/1956 Choo choo ch'boogie Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89614 3/30/1956 A rockin' little tune Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89615 3/30/1956 Hot dog buddy buddy Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 89616 3/30/1956 Rockin' through the rye Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 100316 7/12/1956 Teenager's mother Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 100317 7/12/1956 Rip it up-1 ; Rip it up-2 Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 100702 10/4/1956 Don't knock the rock Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 100703 10/4/1956 Forty cups of coffee Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 102888 7/15/1957 How many? Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 102889 7/15/1957 Move it on over Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
Decca 102890 7/15/1957 Rock the joint Comets ; Bill Haley instrumentalist, tenor saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 76 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pompilli, Rudy," accessed February 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208056.

Pompilli, Rudy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208056.

"Pompilli, Rudy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/208056

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