Monday, May 09, 2016

Norm N. Nite on legendary disc jockey Alan Freed

The ashes of legendary disc jockey and creator of the term ‘Rock and Roll’ Alan Freed were laid to rest in a ceremony at Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland.  A ceremony was held and a monument was unveiled.

 Legendary disc jockey and rock historian Norm N. Nite served as MC and welcomed the crowd and gave a brief bio of Alan Freed, the disc jockey who became the Father of Rock and Roll.  Nite said that Freed took a “teenagers mind and funneled it into 50,000 watts.”

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