Alan Freed

Great Lives, Series 16 Episode 4 of 9
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Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris.

Bob Harris nominates Alan Freed, the first ever rock 'n' roll DJ. A champion of black rhythm and blues, Freed's meteoric career was cut short when he faced allegations of commercial bribery, and he died a penniless alcoholic.

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Fri 29 Aug 2008 23:00

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