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    Radio

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      WJW: Alan Freed’s apology the day after the “Moondog Coronation Ball”

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      WNEW: Alan Freed’s interview with Buddy Holly

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      WABC: Alan Freed’s last goodbye to all his devoted fans on November 23, 1959


    Artist Performances

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      The Moonglows performing “Sincerely,” a # 1 song Alan Freed wrote. (3.2mb)

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      Jesse Belvin – Goodnight My Love

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      The Space Man (Freed-Allen-Collins-The Modernaires-Cates)

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      Fats Domino – So Long


    Commercial Spots

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      Nat King Cole – Swiss Colony Wine


    Radio Airchecks

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      “King of the moondoggers…”

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      “Moondog Rock ‘n Roll Party…”

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      Coronation Ball

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      Announcements

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      “Another big Tuesday night”

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      “Just gettin’ underway”

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    1959: WABC (December)

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      News and announcements

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    Alan Freed reciting Dicken’s Christmas Carole

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      Alan Freed Christmas Carole

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    Spots and Auditions

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      Nifty Clothes sponsor auditions 1-53

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      Big Beat 60 sec spot A

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      Big Beat 60 sec spot B

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      Big Beat 30 sec spot A

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      Big Beat 30 sec spot B

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    1957: WNEW (June 30)

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      Jerry Lee Lewis Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On

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    Artist Tributes

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      Kiss – Do You Remember Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio

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      Marc Bolan – Ballrooms Of Mars

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      Neil Young – Payola Blues

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      Ramones – Do You Remember Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio

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