Tag Archives: Alan Freed

Alan Freed and the birth of rock and roll

Legendary DJ Alan Freed introduces white kids to African American R&B.
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 Big Beat Heat by John A. Jackson. Continue reading

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Advice for aspiring radio students

My radio show runs on 97.7 the Beach in my home of Wasaga Beach, and on a high school station in Middlebourne, West Virginia. WRSG. Knight’s Radio. The adult volunteer who oversees the operation (and the guy who added my … Continue reading

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Do you know who I am?

Some years ago, I had a radio colleague who was offended when the organizers of a charity golf tournament wouldn’t let him play for free. He was a radio celebrity. He did not have to pay because…well…it kind of defeated … Continue reading

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