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- Posted on Jun 21st 2007 3:00PM by Beville Darden
Gloucester officials are hoping the historic claim will help boost tourism and the city's redevelopment efforts. They held a ceremony yesterday to officially declare their city the birthplace of rock, and they're planning a music festival to continue the celebration next month.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame curator Jim Henke says this is all news to him, adding that rock 'n' roll was a "gradual evolution" and in addition to Haley, its pioneers include Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and many others.