ALAN FREED. (71 foto's).Jackie Wilson, Jimmy Clanton and Dick Clark at American Bandstand Show. Whit Alan Freed.

ALAN FREED. (71 foto's).Jackie Wilson, Jimmy Clanton and Dick Clark at American Bandstand Show. Whit Alan Freed.

Teens, 1955    Teenagers listen to a radio show in the studio. DJ Alan Freed, also known as Moondog  became internationally known for promoting the mix of blues, country and rhythym and blues music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of rock and roll.

Teens, 1955 Teenagers listen to a radio show in the studio. DJ Alan Freed, also known as Moondog became internationally known for promoting the mix of blues, country and rhythym and blues music on the radio in the United States and Europe under the name of rock and roll.

Railroad Bridges And Trestles  Photo by Alan Freed

Railroad Bridges And Trestles Photo by Alan Freed

Alan Freed Coined "Rock & Roll"

Alan Freed Coined "Rock & Roll"

Alan Freed’s Rock ‘N Roll Show at Brooklyn’s Paramount Theatre  (Walter Sanders. 1955)

Alan Freed’s Rock ‘N Roll Show at Brooklyn’s Paramount Theatre (Walter Sanders. 1955)

Rock Rock Rock - Alan Freed and Rock n Roll - YouTube

Rock Rock Rock - Alan Freed and Rock n Roll - YouTube

The term 'Rock N' Roll' was coined by DJ Alan Freed in Cleveland, where the first 'Rock N' Roll' concert also took place and the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame resides. It was a new term for BLACK R&B music. He helped this music cross over and become more popular with whites by calling it by a new name. "Freed was the first person to call this new music by that name, and he was the first radio deejay to use the term." - See more at…

The term 'Rock N' Roll' was coined by DJ Alan Freed in Cleveland, where the first 'Rock N' Roll' concert also took place and the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame resides. It was a new term for BLACK R&B music. He helped this music cross over and become more popular with whites by calling it by a new name. "Freed was the first person to call this new music by that name, and he was the first radio deejay to use the term." - See more at…

Alan Freed, disk jockey – "The Father of Rock 'n Roll"

Alan Freed, disk jockey – "The Father of Rock 'n Roll"

“Moondog” Alan Freed in 1951 at Cleveland radio station WJW where he called the…

“Moondog” Alan Freed in 1951 at Cleveland radio station WJW where he called the…

Alan Freed presents Frankie Lymon & The Teen-Agers, Chuck Berry, Connie Francis, Tuesday Weld among several Concert

Alan Freed presents Frankie Lymon & The Teen-Agers, Chuck Berry, Connie Francis, Tuesday Weld among several Concert

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