Memories of Rock & Roll | The Alan Freed Story

Profile | Detail Summary

Genre

Musical Bio

Acts

2

Run Time

120 minutes

Cast

  • Total 2
  • Male 2
  • Female 0

Logline

Right back at the beginning, DJ Alan Freed coined the phrase “Rock n’ Roll” and put a name to the music that would define a generation.
Synopsis
Memories of Rock & Roll | The Alan Freed Story
Right back at the beginning, DJ Alan Freed named it “Rock 'n Roll”. The music that defined a generation. Take a rock and roll trip back to the 1950’s guided by the personification of Alan Freed, the groundbreaking disc jockey who coined the phrase Rock 'n Roll to describe the sweeping, crashing new sound of artists such as Bill Haley and Elvis Presley, at the dawn of the rock era. Freed’s rise to fame, and the stories of the era’s best-known performers, provide historical context to over two hours of live music performed by outstanding professional musicians. A fascinating story and tribute to the golden age of American popular music.
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