Al Rex (born Albert Piccirilli; July 13, 1928) is a bass player for Bill Haley & His Comets and its predecessor Bill Haley and the Saddlemen. He started playing for them in 1949 and became noted for "wild antics" on stage. He formed his own band, Al Rex and the Regaleers in 1960. He left the music industry soon after, although he continued to perform on occasion. He later had a wife and fathered eight children.
|Birth name||Albert Piccirilli|
July 13, 1928 |
New York City, New York
|Associated acts||Bill Haley and the Saddlemen
Bill Haley & His Comets
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