The Alan Freed Show

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


85117. The Alan Freed Show. February 12, 1955. WINS, New York. Participating sponsors. The first record is, "Tweedle-Dee," by LaVerne Baker. Not scoped. Alan Freed. 25:04. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Excerpts.

69640. The Alan Freed Show. March 23, 1955. WINS, New York. Participating sponsors. The first record heard is, "Harlem At Midnight," by Wills Gatortail Jackson. Alan Freed. 62:15. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Incomplete.

85248. The Alan Freed Show. March 23, 1956. WINS, New York. Participating sponsors. The first record is, "Harlem In Midnight." Don't miss the commercials for Alsol Auto Wax (contains "Sol-U-Brite") and for "Activated Iso-Lax." Many of the records played are unfamiliar, i. e., "Voom Diddee Wah Wah" on the Peacock label. One familiar record heard is, "Unchained Melody," by Roy Hamilton and, "Bo Diddley," by Bo Diddley. Alan says that he's "sickened" by the film, "The Blackboard Jungle." He asks, "Since when is it a crime to be a teen-ager?" The commercial spokesman for the Ringling Brothers Circus sounds just like Paul Harvey. Alan Freed, Stan Z. Burns (briefly heard). 58:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Part of a longer program.

69637. The Alan Freed Show. June 10, 1957. WINS, New York. Participating sponsors. The first record heard is, "You Be There," by Clyde McPhatter. Alan Freed. 24:3. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

69635. The Alan Freed Show. November 5, 1959. WABC, New York. Sponsored by: Participating sponsors, The AFL-CIO (news sponsor),Kiplinger. The recording starts at about 9:00 P. M. The first record heard is, "Darling Lorraine," by The Knockouts. Alan waxes nostalgic, saying "Rock and Roll was supposed to last six months...what a laugh!' It sounds as if several sixteen-year-old giggling girls are in the studio with him. The recording includes an ABC net feature, "People In The News," a portrait of Philip Noel Baker, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. John W. Vandercook reports the news: The Supreme Court is to decide the outcome of the steel strike. Panamanians have temporarily invaded the Canal Zone. The news runs 4:30 and is complete. The first 5:25 of "Changing Times" is heard, with host Don Baldwin, sponsored by The Kiplinger Magazines. Are you ready for the 1960's? Almost none of the predictions made came true. Alan Freed, John W. Vandercook, Don Baldwin. 55:35. Audio condition: Very good. Incomplete.

86015. The Alan Freed Show. 1960. KDAY, Los Angeles. Participating sponsors. 3:00 P. M. The first record is, "Patsy," by Jack Scott. The program features a "Two Word" contest. The winner gets 1580 "U. S. coins." Scoped. Alan Freed. 8:38. Audio condition: Very good. Excerpts.

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