Alan Freed

About Alan Freed

Alan Freed was an American disc jockey, born on December 21, 1921 in Windber, Pennsylvania. He is best known for promoting a mix of blues, country, and rhythm music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of rock and roll. Freed put together the Moondog Coronation Ball, a Cleveland concert that is now considered the first-ever rock and roll concert.

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