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ALAN FREED SHOW

 Alan Freed Show

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Alan FreedOnce known by his on-air name Moondog Alan Freed, was an American disc jockey during the beginning of rock n roll.  He was one of the first promoters of African-American musical style.

Alan FreedAlan Freed first wanted to be a band leader and played the trombone in high school.  Freed's interest in the radio began while he was in college and soon afterwards work at a number of local radio stations like WAKR in Akron. 

In 1949, Alan Freed moved to Cleveland to work for WJW initially playing classical music.  However, when a local record store owner noticed that rhythm and blues records were becoming popular with the younger crowd Freed switch styles in 1951.  He called the show "The Moondog House" and began to promote local concerts and dances feature rock n roll artists with great success.  At his "Moondog Coronation Ball", 20,000 fans tried to cram into the Cleveland Arena. 

See also: Airchecks from Great Radio Stations and Alan Freed Rock n Roll Dance Party.

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MP3 DISK CONTENTS: [Help]
10 shows - 2 hours - 50 minutes

Alan Freed 50 Station Wvjs Moonglows We Go Together
Alan Freed 60 Farewell To Fans, Payola Scandal
Alan Freed Band I Promise To Remember
Alan Freed Band Right Now,right Now
Alan Freed Band Rock'n Roll Boogie
Alan Freed Show 520322 Wjw
Alan Freed Show 550322 Wins
Alan Freed Show 550400 Wins
Alan Freed Silhouettes
Alan Freed W Buddy Holly

 


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