Archives: Legacy (1965-Present): Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame


On January 23, 1986, Freed was inducted into the first class of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, alongside such pioneers and greats as Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, James Brown, Ray Charles and Sam Cooke.Freed is also featured in the Hall’s “The Architects of Rock and Roll” exhibit.


Induction Dinner Brochure: The First Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. Induction Dinner

Freed “Birthplace of Rock and Roll” Landmark

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