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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.

Freed “Birthplace of Rock and Roll” Landmark

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In 2002, Alan Freed’s ashes were moved to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In 2014, Alan Freed’s ashes were interred permanently in Lake View Cemetery.

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