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Guitarist Franny Beecher, 92, RIP

This March 21, 2005, file photo shows members of The Comets, from left to right, Marshall Lytle, Franny Beecher, and Joey Ambrose performing at Rock is Fifty party in New York. Beecher, lead guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, which helped kick off the rock and roll era with the iconic hit “Rock Around the Clock” in 1955, died Monday in a nursing home near Philadelphia. He was 92. (AP Photo/Adam Rountree, File)

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