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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is not diminishing Alan Freed's presence in the museum. Alan Freed was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in our inaugural year, he will continue to be ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
Many know that rock and roll was christened in Cleveland, Ohio, when DJ Alan Freed coined the phrase to describe the up-tempo R&B music he was beaming out on his popular radio show. Freed opened the doors for ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit
On December 15, 1921, Albert James Freed – the man who famously christened a radical new form of music as "rock 'n' roll" - was born near Johnston, Pennsylvania. Moving to Salem, Ohio, with his family at age 12, Alan (as he ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Today in Rock
This week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum was honored to host an international discussion when BBC World Service's World Have Your Say broadcast live from the Museum's Alan Freed Studio. The program brought together ...Categories: Inductee, Event
On Tuesday, October 11, BBC World Service's award-winning program World Have Your Say will broadcast live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. The popular program is moderated by host Ros Atkins, leading a ...Categories: Event
A few weeks ago, local NPR station Ideastream®’s reporter Michelle Kanu visited the Rock Hall to sit-in on a couple of our popular Rockin’ the Schools classes. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, Rockin’ the Schools brings approximately twenty thousand ...Categories: Education