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Alan Freed

  • Dec 15, 1921 - Jan 20, 1965 (age 43)
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2015
Classic Hits by Alan Freed
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AlbumFeb 18, 2015

Classic Hits by Alan Freed

Classic Hits by Alan Freed released.
2008
A Stompin' Good Time
AlbumMay 27, 2008

A Stompin' Good Time

A Stompin' Good Time released.
Rock and Roll Dance Party [Jasmine]
AlbumFeb 15, 2008

Rock and Roll Dance Party [Jasmine]

Rock and Roll Dance Party [Jasmine] released.
2001
Award2001

Grammy Trustees Award

Won Grammy Trustees Award.
Nomination2001

Grammy Trustees Award

Nominated for Grammy Trustees Award.
1965
Alan Freed
Personal1965

Alan Freed

Alan Freed passed away.
1959
Go, Johnny, Go!
MovieJun 1, 1959

Go, Johnny, Go!

Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed holds a talent search to …
Rock-n-roll promoter Alan Freed holds a talent search to develop a new rock star, then must find the elusive, mystery contestant (Jimmy Clanton) who doesn't know he has won.
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1957
The Big Beat
TV ShowJul 12, 1957

The Big Beat

primetime variety show
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1956
To Tell the Truth
TV ShowDec 18, 1956

To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth is an American television panel game …
To Tell the Truth is an American television panel game show in which four celebrity panelists are presented with three contestants (the "team of challengers", each an individual or pair) and must identify which is the "central character" whose unusual occupation or experience has been read out by the show's moderator/host. When the panelists question the contestants, the two "impostors" may lie whereas the "central character" must tell the truth. The setup adds the "impostor" element to the format of What's My Line? and I've Got a Secret.
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Don't Knock the Rock
MovieDec 14, 1956

Don't Knock the Rock

Arnie Haines is one of the stars of the new musical genre …
Arnie Haines is one of the stars of the new musical genre called rock 'n' roll. He is tired of touring, so he and his band decide to take a vacation in their hometown Mellondale. When they arrive, they are welcomed with great enthusiasm by the local youth. Mayor Bagley interferes and forbids them to play in the town, because he doesn't want them to demoralize the youth. The much-feared columnist Arlene MacLaine is brought to Mellondale by her daughter Francine, who is trying to cajole her mother to appreciate rock 'n' roll. But in Arlene's next column in nationwide media, she denounces Arnie Haines and rock 'n' roll. Francine contacts Arnie. On a visit to the beach they not only make up plans on how to change her mother's opinion, but also fall in love. Their plan is to organize a big rock 'n' roll show in the small town Friesville, and bring her mother there. The local mayor Tom Everett agrees to let them hire Friesville Palladium. His daughter Sunny is immediately infatuated by Arnie, but when he repulses her advances, she gets furious and decides to destroy the show and scandalize the rock 'n' roll artists. Arnie and Francine have to figure out a new plan, whereby they can change the negative opinion of the elder generation.
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Rock Around the Clock
MovieMar 21, 1956

Rock Around the Clock

Orchestra manager Steve …
Orchestra manager Steve Hollis realizes that big-band music is dead. People want something new, but what? On their way to New York, Steve and his companion Corny, stop at a motel in a small place called Strawberry Springs. It's Saturday evening, and a huge number of young people are going to the Town Hall to listen to a local band called Bill Haley and His Comets, playing a new kind of music called rock'n'roll. It is accompanied by a new way of dancing, led by the siblings Lisa and Jimmy Johns. Steve immediately recognizes that this could be what all America is waiting for. He convinces the band and the dancers to let him organize their nationwide breakthrough, and goes to New York to arrange bookings with the top agent Corinne Talbot. Corinne has for a long time tried to get Steve to marry her, but in vain. She now realizes that Steve is in love with the young dancer Lisa Johns, which makes her change her strategy. Corinne tries to stop the rock'n'roll group everywhere, but despite all her efforts they soon are a big success all over the country. And Lisa is smarter than Corinne.
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1955
Nomination1955

Best Club DJ

Nominated for NME Award For Best Club DJ.
NME Award
1950
The Arthur Murray Party
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TV ShowJul 20, 1950

The Arthur Murray Party

The Arthur Murray Party is …
The Arthur Murray Party is an American television variety show which ran from July 1950 until September 1960. The show was hosted by famous dancers Arthur and Kathryn Murray, and was basically one long advertisement for their chain of dance studios. Each week the couple performed a mystery dance, and the viewer who correctly identified the dance would receive two free lessons at a local studio.
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Marjorie Hess
Marriage1950

Marjorie Hess

Married Marjorie Hess.
1943
Betty Bean
Marriage1943

Betty Bean

Married Betty Bean.
1921
Alan Freed
BirthDecember 1921

Alan Freed

Alan Freed was born.
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