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Alan Freed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Cleveland Disc Jockey who coined the label Rock and Roll Famous for his rock concert tours


Alan Freed, the DJ who coined the term Rock and Roll, found himself in the middle of a scandal in which record companies and artists paid to have their records played on the air.

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Don´t Knock The Rock (1956) - Alan Freed DVD

Hard Rock Cafe, 1501 Broadway (corner of West 43rd Street), New York City. The Hard Rock is in what was New York's famous Paramount Theatre, which opened in 1926 and and became the leading live entertainment house in the United States, featuring extended runs by the likes of Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. In the 1950s, promoter Alan Freed staged his famous rock and roll shows there. January 4, 2013.