Alan Freed Tribute

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Alan Freed coined the term rock and roll. He was not only a dj, but went from being a radio personality to a tv personality. The Alan Freed package concerts and tours were huge in the 50’s. Payola and plugola eventually caught up to him.

A few items:

Alan Freed bio.

Alan Freed on the radio in 1957.

Alan Freed on television with Mr. Rock & Roll trailer.

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