Mr. Rock n Roll: The Alan Freed Story 23 years old

This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is, however, the music is considered to be "BLACK" music. So, most radio stations won't play it. However, Freed believed that it's the next wave, so he fights to have it played on the air. Eventually, he went into the big time - New York, and he decided to dub this music "ROCK & ROLL". Despite his success, he still had a lot of opposition and made deals with the wrong people, which would lead to his downfall.

Credits

Mr. Rock n Roll: The Alan Freed Story Cast

Name Character
Mädchen Amick She was 28, now 52 years old as Jackie McCoy
Judd Nelson He was 39, now 63 years old as Alan Freed

Mr. Rock n Roll: The Alan Freed Story Crew

Name Department
Andy Wolk as Director. He was 98 (now 122) years old Directing
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Mr. Rock n Roll: The Alan Freed Story (23 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, October 31, 1999
  • Runtime: 120 minutes