Ultra Rare Broadcasts Of Alan Freed Of The 50's For Sale

ALAN FREED RARE BROADCASTS

Rock-it Radio is proud to announce we have uncovered 3 more Alan Freed Broadcasts (Airchecks) that have been digitally remastered at the Rock-it Radio studios and placed onto CD. These 3 Shows that are put onto this CD feature the beginning of his career and sadly the last broadcast features a disheartened Alan Freed trying desperately to make a come back on the West Coast after the Payola Scandal .

Here are three ultra-rare Alan Freed broadcasts. (1) On March 21, 1952, Alan Freed hosted the Coronation Ball at the Cleveland Arena. This was the first major rock & roll/rhythm & blues dance and show ever presented. Unfortunately, no one expected the incredible turnout. Ticket sales were stopped around 10,000 - but another 10-15,000 teenagers were outside trying to get in. The crush of the crowd broke down the doors, and pandemonium resulted. Freed was grilled in the local press. Here is an aircheck from his program on WJW Cleveland the following night, where he explains what happened. It was expected that Freed would apologize, and many hoped he would resign. Instead, he strongly supports his audience and vows to make amends and keep broadcasting. After a nine minute diatribe, the music begins. Songs are uncut, but there appear to be some discontinuities in the recording. This is an utterly fascinating aircheck documenting one of rock history's most storied events. (Approximately 20 minutes) (2) This appears to be portions of two separate Alan Freed shows from WJW Cleveland. One appears to be from 1953, the other from either 1953 or 1954. We hear the Moondog's legendary opening to both programs, and his first commercial for Brew 10-0-2 Beer; all other commercials have been deleted. The songs are played in their entirety, with Freed shouting along with the music and pounding out the beat on his phone book. What a great time capsule, and the music is incredible. (Approximately 28 minutes). (3) Closing out our hour of rare Alan Freed broadcasts comes this scoped aircheck from his final job as a rock-and-roll dj at KDAY Santa Monica (Los Angeles). Freed's energetic presentation made him instantly popular in afternoon drive time, but a dispute with station management over their unwillingness to allow him to promote a Hollywood Bowl concert led to his termination after only a few months. Within four years of the day this marvelous show was broadcast, he was dead. Official cause of death was uremia, but those close to Freed say he died from a broken heart caused by his inability to find a job doing what he wanted to do in radio. (Approximately 12 minutes).

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We have other great Alan Freed vintage Radio broadcasts available
in our store. Also, with bulk rate shipping check these shows
out as well.Alan Freed over WINS New York City from 5 March, 1955
early Freed at WINS Radio 1010 AM RIR Freed over WINS Rock and Roll Dance Party from
23 March, 1955 RIR Freed over WINS New York City from 10 June 1957
RIR Freed After School Rock Show from 23 January, 1957 over
WINS - New York City. RIR Freed over WABC New York just weeks before the payola
scandal on 5 November, 1959.
RIR Ultra Rare Broadcasts of Alan Freed of the 50s. A
compilation of 3 rare broadcasts from 1952 to 1959.
RIR

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